June 16, 17 and 23, 24- 8:00pm June 18 and 25 - 2:30pm The Producers sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. It is a truly "boffo" hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night. The plot is simple: a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, thereby bilking their backers (all "little old ladies") out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes awry: the show is a smash hit!
July 21, 22 and 228, 29 - 8:00pm July 23 and 30 - 2:30pm HELLO, DOLLY! the blockbuster Broadway hit, bursts with humor, romance, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history. The romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and “woman who arranges things,” are certain to thrill and entertain audiences again and again. The show’s memorable songs include “Put On Your Sunday Clothes,” “Ribbons Down My Back,” “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Elegance,” and “It Only Takes a Moment.”
Garland Summer Musicals
Since 1982, GSM has provided both entertainment and educational opportunities to North Texas. GSM produces two Broadway musical classics at the Granville Arts Center in downtown Garland, Texas, to over 6,500 patrons each season. GSM is produced by Patty Granville and has been under the direction of Buff Shurr for 30 seasons.
GSM has been produced by Patty Granville since 1982. GSM encourages professional artists (through Guest Artist contracts with Actor’s Equity) to work with aspiring performers of all ages, creating a diverse theatre training and semi-professional production company.
GSM has an educational intern program with Eastfield College and Tarleton State that creates a professional training ground for aspiring performers and technicians. Each summer, approximately 30 scholarships are awarded, resulting in college academic hours. GSM’s intern program has educated over 900 area students since 1982.