Lawyers & Judges Hit the Stage To Raise Scholarship Funds
Hear entertaining anecdotes, parodies and more at Bar None XXIX—the annual variety show sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association and Dallas Bar Foundation. Each year, members of the Dallas legal community assemble to perform hilarious songs and original skits about current events, politics, the legal profession—and anything else worth spoofing or lampooning. And the talent is brilliant!
The cast of more than 50 attorneys and judges endure weeks of rehearsals preparing for the four-day variety show, which benefits the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarships. The scholarship program provides a full three-year law school education to outstanding minority students who plan to make Dallas their home after graduation.
Since Bar None began in 1985, the performers have raised more than $1.5 million for the scholarship program, funding the education of 47 law students who graduated from SMU Dedman School of Law (some of whom went on to become judges).
This year’s show, “Kinky Suits,” will run June 11-14 at the Greer Garson Theatre on the SMU Campus. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Ticket prices are $25 for all shows, when purchased in advance (or $30 at the door).
The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of more than 11,000 Dallas-area attorneys. The Dallas Bar Foundation provides financial support for law-related research, publications and forums; law-related scholarships and education; and legal aid for the impoverished.