Day Five: Broadway League/ATPAM Diversity Initiative

October 20th, 2013

Well, this is it! I finished my last day on the internship and am so grateful for everything I’ve learned. It’s been a busy week, but so worth it. Thanks to all who helped make this internship possible, especially The Broadway League and ATPAM. -DSM Erika

Day Four: Broadway League/ATPAM Diversity Initiative

October 19th, 2013

Tonight I worked with the Company Manager, Fred, again. Emily was out of the office, so Fred had double the work load. He’s a great multi-tasker and was able to answer all of my questions while he worked. The show is leaving Texas tomorrow and heading to Tempe, Arizona. This meant a lot of visits… Read more »

Day Three: Broadway League/ATPAM Diversity Initiative

October 18th, 2013

Another loooong but rewarding day! It all started with the annual Road Market Forum with The Broadway League. As an intern for the League, I was invited to attend. It was a day filled with power points and new faces. I learned about geo fencing, the correct way to email advertise, and heard several big… Read more »

Day Two: Broadway League/ATPAM Diversity Initiative

October 18th, 2013

This was a day FULL of interviews. I shadowed Gregory Hanoian who is the publicist for this tour of Disney’s THE LION KING. He had flown out a TV personality to shoot some material for THE LION KING’S upcoming shows in Arizona. With my background in Communications, the job of a publicist is very appealing… Read more »

Day One: Broadway League/ATPAM Diversity Initiative

October 16th, 2013

Yesterday I had my first day on the “job” while shadowing the company manager and assistant manager of Disney’s THE LION KING. Fred Hemminger, the company manager of the show, said his job is very similar to HR. He takes care of things outside the performances including, housing for cast and crew, flight plans, payroll,… Read more »

Dallas Loves THE LION KING!

October 11th, 2013

Well, it’s not shocking, but Dallas is in love with Disney’s THE LION KING! Be it nostalgia, the costumes, or even the Hamlet-like story, THE LION KING has proven to be a hit in what ever city they visit! And I’ll be honest, I’m right there with all of you – I love this show…. Read more »

Behind the Scenes at THE LION KING!

October 5th, 2013

THE LION KING was one of my first real musical theater experiences. I think that this show connects to everyone on a very personal level, and it’s one that you will never forget. From the costumes to the set pieces to the music, this show is truly and unforgettable and breathtaking experience. Because of the… Read more »


October 4th, 2013

DISNEY’S THE LION KING OPENS TONIGHT AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK IN DALLAS Dallas, TX  October 4, 2013 – The Dallas return of Disney’s THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Music Hall at Fair Park for a limited engagement of three weeks, through October 20.  In… Read more »

DSM Events This Weekend!

October 3rd, 2013

DSM will be all around Dallas this weekend at a few events! Check it out below! (And be sure to stop and say hi to us!) DSM at Dallas Comic Con Irving Convention Center Friday, October 4 – 2pm-8pm Saturday, October 5 – 11am-7pm Sunday, October 6 – 11am-5pm Stop by our table at Comic Con… Read more »

The Lion King Returns to Dallas October 2-20!

August 22nd, 2013

Casting Announced for Disney’s THE LION KING Broadway’s Award-Winning Best Musical Dallas’ Limited Return Engagement Plays WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 To SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013 at THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK (Dallas, TX)—Casting has been announced for the Dallas engagement of Disney’s THE LION KING.  Dallas’ most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto… Read more »

Dallas Loves Flashdance!

July 4th, 2013

Hey DSM and FLASHDANCE fans! Dallas is showing the love for FLASHDANCE! Check out all of these great interviews, reviews, and videos below! More to come, so check back soon! VIDEOS/INTERVIEWS/PHOTOS Ron chats with the stars of Flashdance: Click here for the video. Teresa Frosini from CBS 11 stopped by the Music Hall! Click here… Read more »

Flashdance US National Tour comes to Dallas!

June 18th, 2013

US National Tour Makes its North Texas premiere presented by DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS at MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK JUNE 25-JULY 7 FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will be presented by Dallas Summer Musicals June 25-July 7 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. … Read more »

Win Sister Act Tickets by Watching the Tonys!

June 7th, 2013

Well, it’s Tony Awards time! This Sunday at 7pm our time, we get to see the awards show us Broadway fans wait for all year long! AND we want to reward you for watching too! On Twitter during one of the commercial breaks, use our hash tag #SisterActDSM and let us know you saw the… Read more »

"How Whoopi Got the Habit" By Matt Wolf

June 4th, 2013

How Whoopi Got the Habit by Matt Wolf One simple gesture said it all: there it was, August, 2010, and Whoopi Goldberg had walked on stage for the press performance of her limited run as the Mother Superior in Sister Act, as a capacity crowd at the London Palladium cheered and hollered in a most… Read more »

"Bless Thy (Philly) Soul" by Douglas Carter Beane

May 29th, 2013

Bless Thy (Philly) Soul By Douglas Carter Beane So I am at a very la‐di‐da cocktail party and the topic of conversation finds itself landing on Machiavelli commissioning both Leonardo Di Vinci and Michelangelo to do paintings on a wall. The “oohing” and “aahing” soon gives way to the “can you imagine being on earth… Read more »

Sister Act is coming to Dallas!

May 23rd, 2013

For immediate release Press Contact:  Jo Ann Holt ANNOUNCING THE CAST OF THE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR OFPRESENTED BY DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK JUNE 4-16   Dallas, TX…The North American Tour of SISTER ACT will star Ta’Rea Campbell (Book of Mormon, The Lion King) as Deloris Van Cartier, Hollis… Read more »

Luxx Night Club hosting a party for the cast and crew of Priscilla!

May 22nd, 2013

Luxx Night Club is hosting a party for the cast and crew of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ on Friday May 24th, 2013. The Broadway tour of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ is a Tony Award winning musical, performing at the Music Hall at Fair Park from May 14th through May 26th. Downtown Dallas, TX… Read more »

National Tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert Comes To Dallas

April 26th, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jo Ann Holt 469-363-7371   THE FIRST NATIONAL TOUR OF THE BROADWAY SENSATION COMES TO DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS AT THE MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK IN DALLAS MAY 14-26   April 26, 2013- The first national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is coming to the Music Hall… Read more »

Article – Bullybust partners with ‘Wicked’ to teach kids to be upstanders

April 12th, 2013

“Bullybust partners with ‘Wicked’ to teach kids to be up-standers” by Nancy Churnin from The Dallas Morning News The moment in Wicked that makes Darlene Faster’s arms tingle is not “Defying Gravity,” when Elphaba, the green-faced witch, rises up in the air to fulfill her destiny. It’s an earlier, quieter one when Glinda, suddenly ashamed… Read more »