More than 400 Dallas leaders, philanthropists and lovers of the arts came together in “The Room Where it Happened” to celebrate the magic of musical theater at DSM’s 2021 Gala – An Evening with the Best of Broadway Featuring HAMILTON.

Featuring the Saturday evening performance of HAMILTONAn Evening with the Best of Broadway raised $775,000, which will support DSM’s nonprofit mission to deliver robust educational and community outreach programs to more than 40,000 individuals annually.


Charles S. Sharp and Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler Angel Award Honorees Paddy and Barry Epstein


Thank You to our Generous Sponsors


Jane & Chick Schoen


Scott & Cyndie Bertrand


Buon Vino

Samantha & Mark Crosby

Paddy & Barry Epstein

Mary Anne & Paul Fego

Sara Lee & Stanley Gardner

The Massiatte Family

Sheri & Andrew Rosen

Randy & Laura Wright

Germania Insurance



Lydia & Bill Addy, in honor of The Addy Foundation

Pam & Goose Altizer

Lucinda Buford Real Estate

Scott & Cindy Collier

Vince & Calvert Bratton

Frost Bank

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Geoff Henley

Sally & Forrest Hoglund, Gail Plummer

Food Allergy Institute of North Texas

David and Larraine Lewis

Jennifer and Jay McAuley

Astrid Merriman

Dr. John and Mrs. Cecilia Morgan, Katie Morgan & Aaron Michelson

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Lee Ann & Hon. David A. Neumann

Jim Pitts

Mark & Dell Rieth

Rosewood Corporation

Natalie & Micah Smith

Texas Instruments

Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Thoele

Cynthia Hoff Trochu


Double Star

Amegy Bank

Allene Cashmore

Joni Eddy & Frances Dinwoodie

Teresa and Luther King/Luther King Capital Management

Michelle & Chris Mazzini

Doug Workman & Linda McClung

Dominic Pollone

Tommy’s Terrific Car Wash

Varrichio Family Foundation




SOLD OUT. While the 2021 DSM Gala is sold out, you can still support our Education and Community Partnerships programs with a fully tax-deductible donation. Make a Fully Tax-Deductible Donation

For more information, please contact Debbie Trimble, VP of Development, at 214.413.3957


*COVID-19 related health protocols may be in effect for this event, including, without limitation, required: mask or face coverings, temperature checks, testing, confirmation of prior travel to restricted areas and/or confirmation of no known symptoms of and exposure to COVID-19. We reserve the right to unilaterally make changes to health protocols according to updated public health guidance and law. Any ticket holder who does not comply with any COVID-19 related health protocol may be required to leave the event, and their ticket will not be refunded.