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Dallas Summer Musicals Selects Etix as New Ticketing Partner

Dallas’ Preeminent Non-profit Presenter of Broadway Theatre in North Texas Drawn to Etix’s Commitment to Service and its Marketing Expertise

Dallas, TX (Etix) February 20, 2015Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) announced today that their selection of Etix as their new ticketing partner is a result of DSM’s continued commitment to providing great guest experiences and community value as they kick off their 75th Anniversary Season.

Michael A. Jenkins, President and Managing Director of Dallas Summer Musicals said, “At Dallas Summer Musicals, we are dedicated to enriching the cultural landscape of North Texas through diverse, year-round performances, education and community outreach. Etix helps us meet and exceed these goals by offering high-level support for our team and our guests. They also maximize our event promotion efforts by providing a stellar digital marketing team in Rockhouse Partners. We’re ecstatic to have found a true ticketing partner in Etix as 2015 begins.”

“It’s an honor to work with an institution like Dallas Summer Musicals, an organization that has dedicated itself to the promotion of theater and the arts in the heart of Texas and beyond,” added Joe Kustelski, CEO of Etix. “At Etix, we strive to establish a strong sense of community and service as a company wherever we are, and we’re delighted to partner and build on DSM’s ticketing and awareness efforts.”

Upcoming performances at Dallas Summer Musicals include KINKY BOOTS, February 24 – March 8, 2015; Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I, March 20 – April 5, 2015; THE ILLUSIONISTS, April 7 – 19, 2015; Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA, June 9 – 21, 2015; DIRTY DANCING, June 23 – July 5, 2015; and PIPPIN, July 7 – 19, 2015.

The official way to purchase tickets for any upcoming performances at Dallas Summer Musicals is through their website www.DallasSummerMusicals.org, by phone at 1.800.514.ETIX (3849), and at The Box Office, 5959 Royal Lane, Suite 542 in Dallas, TX. Mini Packs are also available online or may be ordered by mail or in person at The Box Office, by phoning 214.346.3300 or through fax at 214.691.7386. Season subscribers and other patrons who have questions about their tickets can call The Box Office at 214.691.7200.

About Etix

Founded in 2000, Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, processing over 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. As the largest independent ticketing company in North America, Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services and robust e-commerce fulfillment to over 1,800 venues, theaters, arenas, festivals, fairs, performing arts centers and multi-use facilities. Headquartered in Morrisville, NC, Etix has offices in Austria, China, Germany, Holland and Japan, as well as Nashville, TN. For more information, visit www.etix.com.

About Dallas Summer Musicals

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) is the preeminent non-profit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas. DSM produces, presents and promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through community outreach and education, and enriching the cultural landscape of Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and the Southwest Region.

As a nonprofit organization, DSM relies on a variety of funding sources to bring the Best of Broadway to Dallas at affordable ticket prices, as well as to preserve the beautiful historic theatre, educate young audiences and create important community programs. DSM’s Seats for Kids program provides a meaningful arts education experience to thousands of low income, at-risk and special needs children. DSM provides positive incentives for youth that are at risk for gang membership through the Stage Right program. In addition, The Dallas Summer Musicals Academy of Performing Arts offers professional theatre arts training and scholarships to talented students in need. DSM’s High School Musical Theatre Awards are patterned after Broadway’s Tony® Awards and celebrates the power of the arts to significantly improve all areas of education. Ticket sales alone do not sustain these endeavors. Only support from committed businesses, foundations and individuals make these programs possible.

Dallas Summer Musicals is presented by Texas Instruments and gratefully acknowledges the support of our season sponsors and partners The Dallas Morning News, WFAA TV Channel 8, American Airlines, and The Original Cupcakery.

For more information about Dallas Summer Musicals, please call 214.421.5678 or visit our website at www.DallasSummerMusicals.org.

Press Contacts:

John Moss
Director of Marketing, Etix
(919) 801-8676

Francisco Chairez
Public Relations Associate, Dallas Summer Musicals
(214) 413-3909