Dallas Summer Musicals Announces Cancellation of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE

Posted on May 27th, 2020

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Dallas, TX (May 27, 2020) – As a result of the ongoing impact of COVID-19, Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) has announced the cancellation of Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, originally scheduled for July 28 – August 9, 2020 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 continues to work diligently with its partners to navigate the challenges of scheduling touring Broadway shows across the country during this unprecedented time. Please refer to the list below for the current status of each DSM show.

  • COME FROM AWAYRescheduled – Returning January 5-17, 2021. Details can be found at https://dallassummermusicals.org/shows/come-from-away/.
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARRescheduled – Returning July 6-18, 2021 as part of DSM’s 20/21 Broadway season. DSM has contacted all ticket holders to offer options including account credit, donation, or refund.
  • RENT Postponed – 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.
  • DISNEY’S FROZENCanceled – DSM has contacted all ticket holders to offer options including DSM account credit, donation, or refund.
  • ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLECanceled – DSM is in the process of contacting all ticket holders to offer a choice of DSM account credit, donation, or refund.
  • THE CHER SHOW (2021) – Canceled – The entire national tour has been postponed. JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will now play in place of THE CHER SHOW as part of the 20/21 Broadway season.

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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