DSM Reschedules JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, National Tour of THE CHER SHOW Postponed


Posted on May 11th, 2020

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THE CHER SHOW POSTPONES NATIONAL TOUR,
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR TO PLAY IN ITS PLACE AS PART OF
DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS’ 2020/2021 SEASON

 

Dallas, TX (May 11, 2020) – THE CHER SHOW, originally scheduled for July 6-18, 2021 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, will not be included in Dallas Summer Musicals’ (DSM) 20/21 Broadway season. The production has postponed its national tour with new dates to be announced. DSM’s previously postponed engagement of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will now play in place of THE CHER SHOW as part of the 20/21 Broadway season, July 6-18, 2021 at the Music Hall at Fair Park.

DSM is in the process of contacting all ticket holders, event organizers, employees, contractors, partners and other stakeholders impacted by this rescheduling, and asks for the public’s support and continued adherence to safe and healthy practices already widely publicized.

DSM is still working with the producers of RENT to reschedule performances in Dallas, and will be in touch as soon as possible with an update for ticket holders. All performances for the remaining shows in Dallas Summer Musicals’ season are expected to go on as scheduled. Should anything change, an update will be sent to all impacted ticket holders.

Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.

Featuring award-winning music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.


About Dallas Summer Musicals:

Since 1941, the non-profit Dallas Summer Musicals Inc. (DSM) has presented the Best of Broadway to North Texas audiences. Located in the historic Music Hall at Fair Park, DSM promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through education and community outreach programs, while enriching the cultural landscape of North Texas and the Southwest Region.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, DSM relies on a variety of funding sources to offer affordable ticket prices, preserve the beautiful historic theatre, educate young audiences and develop impactful community programs.

DSM gratefully acknowledges the support of our season sponsors, annual fund donors and corporate partners American Airlines, Texas Instruments, The Dallas Morning News, and WFAA TV Channel 8. For more information about Dallas Summer Musicals, please call 214-421-5678 or visit our website at DallasSummerMusicals.org.

About Broadway Across America:

Broadway Across America (BAA) is part of the John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com and Group Sales Box Office.  Led by 14-time Tony-winning theater producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 45 markets with over 400,000 subscribers. Presentations include Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, The Phantom of the Opera and Hamilton. Current and past productions include Ain’t Too Proud, Beautiful, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, Moulin Rouge! The Musical and To Kill A Mockingbird.

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