Samson at Sight & Sound Theatres® in Branson, MO

Sight & Sound Theatres®1001 Shepherd of the Hills ExpresswayBranson, MO 65616
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Overview

See the biblical story of Samson come to life right before your eyes at the Sight & Sound Theatre in Branson, MO. Watch as Samson battles the Philistines, succumbs to temptation, and loses his sight and strength. Will this original superhero prevail? Featuring state-of-the-art production equipment, live animals, unbeatable talent, and a jaw-dropping set, don’t miss Branson’s next big show.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Show features live animals, top-quality sets, and incredible performers.
  • Show duration: 2 hours 20 minutes.
  • Ideal for ages 5 and up.
  • A musical production following the biblical story of Samson.

Description

from Samson
He defeated an entire army and slayed a lion with his bare hands. But there’s a secret behind Samson’s superpower. Chosen by God from birth, he’s been given superhuman strength – as long as he follows the rules. And that’s where the trouble begins. Samson soon falls prey to temptation, losing his strength and sight. And it’s here where he will face his greatest challenge. Journey with this unlikely hero as he battles the Philistines – and his own personal calling. It’s an unforgettable, uplifting story that will literally bring the house down!

Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

53 Reviews
ronda nance
Sapulpa, OK
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"First Class Production"
August, 2018 NEW
My husband and I and our two teenage girls attended Sampson in August 2018. We were greeted immediately in the parking lot and driven to the door in a trolley vehicle. Then we were able to stop in front of the ginormous Sampson statue for family pictures. We were greeted inside as well and given helpful information about our seating. We purchased some refreshments including candies pecans and bottled water and went to be seated. Our seats were amazing! I purchased online two months in advance so we were in the front/center area of the auditorium. The actual performance was one of the best I’ve ever attended. It had us setting on the edge of our seats. Live animals, lights, special effects, and top notch performances were to follow. We would highly recommended this show! I would love to see it again and my family agrees.
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Tip: Try to order a couple of months in advance.

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Donna Buckowitz
St. Louis, MO
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Samson, Girls Getaway"
August, 2018 NEW
The show was exceptional from the actors to the set. As always the animals added to the experience. Reserve Branson was terrific. We had requested no steps and at first we were assigned seats with steps but the next morning I got a phonecall with an updated seating assignment, which were great. Thanks to everyone for giving us a wonderful experience.
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Tip: Get there before show time so there is time for bathroom and snacks because you are not going to want to leave the show once it starts.

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Janie Starkey
Dumas, TX
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Best show ever. Worth every penny and more."
August, 2018 NEW
Unlike a recent review I just read, I think the humor it had added to the story. There are many serious stories in the Bible that have humor. The songs, the production, the animals, the actors, the scene changes, just everything was wonderful. Amazing production. Can't say enough wonderful things about it.
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Tip: They tell you some things have been added for dramatic effect, so keep that in mind but it certainly doesn't detract from the story.

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Genora Brooks
Midwest City, OK
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Samson"
August, 2018 NEW
Highly resented the comical presentation of the biblical story. It is this type of presentation that skews the bible and anyone not knowing the TRUE story are prophetically misinformed. We left during the intermission. Couldn't get out of there fast enough.
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Carmen Reckard
TRUMAN, MN
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Samson's Amazing"
August, 2018 NEW
Script, theatre, staff, holograms were unbelievable. We would fully recommend Samson for everyone. Reserve Branson however was terrible. We requested wheelchair accessibility for everything and got NO accessibility.
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Tip: If you have accessibility issues do not use Reserve Branson.

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Joyce Mcdaniel
Russellville , AR
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"The show"
July, 2018 NEW
We really enjoyed & loved Samson . All of y’all shows that you all put on are awesome. We have enjoyed every one of y’all shows very entertaining just keep on doing God work . Because God is worthy to be praise Amen Amen
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Randall Mueller
Watertown, WI
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Outstanding performance"
July, 2018 NEW
Our family drove over 11 hours to Branson for the sole purpose of going to see Samson at Sight and Sound! After we went to see Moses 2 years ago, we knew this would be a regular excursion. Sight and Sound offers a Broadway equivalent to Scripture stories using phenomenal talents of all sorts. Samson did not disappoint. in a word - incredible. The special effects leave your mouth hanging open! Live animals on stage - the works. If you see nothing more in Branson, you HAVE to see Samson.
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Tip: Arrive early enough for shopping, parking no problem since they direct you

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Brad Baxter
Honey Grove, TX
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Best Show I’ve Ever Seen"
July, 2018 NEW
The show was awesome. I’d highly recommend anybody traveling to Branson check it out.
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Tip: It’s awesome.

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Watkinson83
Crawfordsville, Iowa
"Phenomenal!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 17, 2018 NEW
We have gone to numerous shows in Chicago and this show was among the very beat that we have ever seen. There is really not a bad seat in the entire auditorium and the amount of detail in the props and scenery are incredible and they change the set numerous times throughout. Highlight of our 4 day stay.
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K1436YZsandram
Quitman, Arkansas
"Moses"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed August 17, 2018 NEW
I always enjoy going to the theater here. The shows are amazing and there is so much put into them. People of all ages would enjoy seeing these shows. I don't think I have ever been disappointed. Can't wait for the next one!
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Phillip J
"amazing show"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 17, 2018 NEW
We went two years ago with a church group and we saw Moses and I was blown away how they did all that, so we went this time to see Samson and again an amazing show. we also got to take the behind the scenes tour and I would recommend this to anybody. The staff was very friendly including Peg and many more, if I could give this more than 5 stars I would. God bless everyone at the Sight and Sound theatre.
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Jennifer G
"Awesome Show!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 17, 2018 NEW
The Sight and Sound Theater performance of Samson was fantastic! The acting, singing and effects were all top notch. Everything was well-done. It held my 6 year old's attention the entire time. It made an impression on both my 6 year old and 4 year old, as they are both still talking about the story. We will definitely be going to future shows at this theater! P.S. I would also recommend the candied almonds from the concessions. :)
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okycowgirl1
Porter, Texas
"Samson"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 16, 2018 NEW
Sight and sounds puts on shows that are fantastic this is are 3 rd show we have seen here. Talent I can rave enough about the shows they do. There simple amazing so much going on. So life like props you don’t where to look first. Bravo. They did it again. We loved Moses, than Jonah and now Samson. See it don’t miss it we all loved it
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Frequently Asked Questions about Samson

How long is the show?
Samson is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes long with a 15-minute intermission.

Is food served at the theater?
The concession stands serve light fare such as sandwiches, snacks, and beverages. Guests are welcome to enjoy concessions items inside the theater during the show.

If you have a known allergy to nuts, please be advised that the signature almonds are roasted and sold in the theater lobbies. Additionally, the concessions areas process products that contain peanuts, tree nuts, milk, soy and wheat. We cannot guarantee that the products are free from cross-contamination of the top eight allergens. During your visit, please talk to one of our concessions team members to discuss safe food options for your family. We welcome guests with special dietary needs to bring their own snack items into the theater.

Is there a dress code for the show?
No.

Are cameras allowed inside the theater?
Feel free to use your camera right up until the start of the show. During the performance, however, photography and video are not permitted.

Will I be seated if I arrive late?
In order to ensure the safety of all guests, actors and animal actors (who use the aisles in darkened show conditions), we cannot guarantee that we will be able to seat you immediately. The theater doors will close promptly at show time. If you arrive after the start of the show, the House Manager will determine when and where you will be seated. Please know that we may not be able to seat you until intermission. To get the most out of your Sight & Sound Theatres experience, please plan to arrive 45 minutes before your scheduled show time.

Is the theater accessible?
Yes. In addition, wheelchair parking and restroom facilities are available. Please note your request for wheelchair seating when booking your tickets.

Are performances interpreted for the deaf?
Yes. Yes, we offer American Sign Language interpretation at select dates and times. Please call 1-800-377-1277 for more information.

What security measures are in place at the theater?
At the theater, full-time, trained security staff is on patrol at all times. In addition, electronic surveillance is in use. The theater reserves the right to inspect any bag, container, or package brought into the theater.

Are children welcome at the show?
Yes. As a family business that values and believes in quality family time, we delight in creating memorable experiences for the entire family. Children of all ages are welcome. However, since the shows run approximately 2 ½ hours in length, we have found they are best suited for children age 5 and up. Should your child become restless or need a break, we do offer a Family Room, where you can watch a live video feed of the show on a TV.

Are car seats, strollers, or baby carriers allowed inside the theater?
For the safety of guests and actors, large items such as car seats, strollers or baby carriers are not allowed into the theater. However, we do offer booster seats so that children can have the vantage point they need to enjoy the show. If you have a young child that becomes restless during the performance, you’re welcome to accompany your child to our Family Room as needed, where you can watch a live video feed of the show on a TV.

If my child sits on my lap, do they need a ticket?
Children under the age of 3 may sit on a parent’s lap and do not require a ticket. Children age 3 and older do require a ticket and their own seat. We offer booster seats to provide young children with the best possible view. If you think your child may need a booster seat, please speak with one of the ushers when you arrive.