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Why book a trip to Broadway when you can experience world-class musical theatre right here in Dallas-Fort Worth?
Offering everything from Beatles-inspired performances to smash hits like Kinky Boots, Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) — the preeminent non-profit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas — delivers the best of The Great White Way.
And all for a price that’s far less expensive than a trip to the Big Apple. In fact, if you purchase 2016/2017 season tickets now, you can see six DSM productions for as low as $20 a show. Additionally, season ticket holders get priority access on the best available seats, add-on tickets at discounted prices, a payment plan and more.
But beyond all the perks, the real reason to purchase your season tickets is to experience all the great theatre. So, without further ado, let’s take a peek behind the curtain at the upcoming season’s stellar lineup.
Broadway Christmas Wonderland — December 6-18, 2016
Start the Holidays in style as Santa and his merry helpers take you and your family on an unforgettable nostalgic Christmas journey. There will be glittering costumes, a dazzling cast, high kicking Chorus Girls, and classic songs galore, from “White Christmas” and “Silent Night” to “Winter Wonderland” and “Rocking Around The Christmas Tree.”
An American In Paris — January 31-February 12, 2017
After winning over critics and cleaning up at the 2015 Tony® Awards, An American in Paris is here to dazzle Dallas. Marvel as an American soldier and a mysterious French girl fall for each other amid the magic that is Paris, all set to the unforgettable songs of George and Ira Gershwin.
Let It Be — March 7-9, 2017
Experience The Beatles’ reunion that fans had always hoped for with Let It Be, a magical musical that sees the Fab Four come together on stage for John Lennon’s 40th birthday. A decade after their famous final show on the roof of Apple Offices in 1969, the world’s most famous pop band combine their talents yet again, burning through the hits you’d always wanted to see live, like “Back in the USSR”, “Live and Let Die”, “Got to Get you into My Life”, “My Sweet Lord”, “Hey Jude”, “Paperback Writer” and many more.
Kinky Boots — March 28-April 9, 2017
Kinky Boots tells the hilarious and heart-warming story of a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Together, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… proving that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. Set to a joyous score by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots took home six Tony® Awards in 2013, including Best Musical.
Circus 1903 — The Golden Age of Circus — May 23-June 4, 2017
The puppeteers from War Horse transport you back in time to the Golden Age of Circus. Featuring the most amazing, dangerous, and unique acts from all four corners of the globe, accompanied by the largest ever performing African elephant, Circus 1903 is a truly captivating extravaganza that is perfect for the entire family.
The Bodyguard — July 18-30, 2017
You’ve seen the Whitney Houston-Kevin Costner film, now experience the musical. Grammy® Award-nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox plays Rachel Marron, a pop superstar with an unknown stalker and a bodyguard love-interest. The story is riveting, and songs like “I Will Always Love You” unforgettable.
Season Specials and Add On’s
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical — November 25-27, 2016
50 years after captivating children everywhere, this beloved Christmas classic soars off the TV screen and onto the stage. Bring the family to see all your favorite character from the special including, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, the Misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful new holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.
Cheers Live On Stage — January 6-8, 2017
It’s time to go where everybody knows your name with Cheers Live on Stage! Join Sam, Diane, Coach, Carla, Cliff and Norm onstage as they play out the best and most memorable moments from the Emmy® Award-winning classic hit TV series in this hilarious two act production that features the interior of the iconic neighborhood bar.
Stomp — February 14-19, 2017
Experience the pulse-pounding spectacle that is Stomp, an international percussion sensation that’s garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. So come to DSM and see what all the noise is about.
The Illusionist — Live From Broadway — February 28-March 5, 2017
The world’s bestselling magic show returns to Dallas. This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The Illusionist has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.
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