Branson shows are offering a lot of options for visitors in 2011.
There are several new shows in town, as well as special limited engagement performances, planned throughout the theaters in the area.
The Branson Variety Theater is featuring an all-new show – Hooray for Hollywood. Showcasing the most famous song and dance moments of the last 50 years of movie history, the show will feature film clips of your favorite movies and then the audience will get to see the action unfold live on stage.
Todd Oliver, who has performed on the Showboat Branson Belle since 1998, will open his own, full show at the Jim Stafford Theater on March 1st. His entire cast of talented, talking animals will join him for a show that is sure to be hilarious from start to finish.
Louise Mandrell and Lee Greenwood will perform together for the first time in Branson September 12 through October 22 at the Welk Resort.
Tony Orlando will return to the area for a special Christmas performance at the Welk Resort. Scheduled for November 1 through December 10, the talented Tony Orlando will perform all of his career hits plus holiday favorites.
Andy Williams and Ann-Margret are together again in 2011. Ann-Margret will join Andy for a six-week special engagement September 12 through October 22 at the Any Williams Moon River Theater. They will both perform their timeless classics for an unforgettable performance audiences will rave about.
Tim Conway and Johnny Mathis are scheduled to perform at The Mansion Theater. Tim Conway takes the stage October 21 and 22, and Johnny Mathis will appear on November 18 &19. The Mansion Theater also hosts the Three Redneck Tenors for 32 weeks in 2011. Starting in late April and running through early December, the show will offer matinee and evening performances. Charlie Daniels will also perform at The Mansion on April 28, and Sawyer Brown is scheduled for April 29.
The Tri-Lakes Center welcomes John Conlee and Gene Watson on May 14 for a special evening of country music. With a combined 15 #1 songs and more than 50 Top 20 hits, this show is sure to be a popular one. On June 4, Grand Ole Opry legends will take the stage at the Tri-Lakes Center. Country music fans will be treated to show featuring the legends of country music, including Little Jimmy Dickens, Jack Greene and “The Grand Ladies,” which includes Jody Miller, Leona Williams and Billie Jo Spears.
Three of country music’s biggest stars come together for a special show at the Tri-Lakes Center on October 15. For one show only, Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Joe Diffie will perform live in-concert. With a combined 40 hit songs, fans will experience a real treat during this special night. A 70s Supershow is also scheduled at the Center for May 13. This show will feature the biggest stars of the disco era – The Village People – along with acts A Taste of Honey and Maxine Nightingale.