West Side Story

West Side Story

June 12,13 and 19,20 - 8:00pm
June 14 and 21 - 2:30pm

GSM's first show of the season will be the American Classic West Side Story.  From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time when young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet.

Garland Summer Musicals

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.

About GSM

About GSM

GSM is produced by Patty Granville and has been under the direction of Buff Shurr 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.  

Education Opportunities

Education Opportunities

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.

GSM Guild

GSM Guild

The GSM Guild plays a vital role in supporting the Garland Summer Musicals.  The Guild hosts special opening night parties for Guild members along with cast parties and other social functions and fundraisers throughout the year.  A special thank you to all the guild members for supporting the Garland Summer Musicals.

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Mar 14
GSM Guild Bowl-a-thon


Mar 28
Auditions for 2015 Season


Mar 29
Dance Call/Auditions for 2015 Season




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PRODUCER’S COUNCIL
GARLAND CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION
GARLAND SUMMER MUSICALS GUILD
GORDON & ALICE STONE
GARLAND POWER & LIGHT
GARLAND WATER UTILITIES
MICROPAC INDUSTRIES, INC.
THE ESTATE OF WALTER LEMONS

DIRECTOR’S COUNCIL
ECOLAB, INC.
HUBER, PRATER & HENSON, P.C.

CELEBRITY COUNCIL

DR. & MRS. HAMP HOLCOMB
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