Econo Lodge at Thousand Hills
230 S. Wildwood Dr.
Branson, MO 65616
Phone: (417) 336-4849
Fax: (417) 336-4862
The Kings Castle Theatre is the spot where most of the Broadway-type shows come and ply their wares in song and dance. The shows vary from Irish Tenors and Jersey Boys to Christmas Spectaculars and musicals which feature songs from the 60's and 70's. Internationally known director David King runs all of the productions and like most shows in Branson, the performances are perfect for all ages.
The Branson Variety Theater in West Branson is one of the premier entertainment venues in the city. Presenting, as the name suggests, a variety of shows, spanning genres of theater, this venue usually hosts the productions of the world-famous English producer David King. So, head on over to this theater with your group of friends or family, and enjoy an entertaining performance or two. See the website for further information on upcoming shows and other details.
Even though the building is new, the show that is put on here is the oldest one in Branson, having started in 1959. During the action packed two hours, you will tap your foot along to familiar patriotic, country and western, and gospel tunes. You will also roll on the floor laughing at the antics of some of the funniest comedians in town. During intermission, you can rub elbows with the entertainers and get an autograph or two. If you would like a souvenir to take home, be sure to visit the Baldknobbers Gift Shop.
In 1992, Andy Williams performed in Branson for the first time. The response was so overwhelming that he built his own theater two years later and has since returned to perform every year from April through December. The moderately sized theater is perched atop a hillside and built out of locally quarried stone. From a distance, it appears to be just another rock formation, but once inside, the building will amaze you. The auditorium is modern, with comfortable seating, and it has the latest high-tech lighting and audio equipment. Throughout the performing season, you can enjoy shows by Andy Williams and Glen Campbell as well as touring troupes like Broadway on Ice.
Located right on the strip in Branson, this theater has the distinction of being the first theater in town and has become a landmark. Over the years, the building has undergone a number of face-lifts, and its lighting and audio are now considered modern. The family that originally built the theater has grown over the last thirty years as well, and thankfully many of them have stayed in Branson to entertain millions of people. The Presley Family Jubilee is two hours of non-stop laughter, singing and dancing. The talented artists will make you laugh until you cry, tap your foot to the latest country hit and sing a familiar gospel tune or two.
Located on the busy Strip, the Dick Clark American Bandstand Theater complex contains a 26-acre entertainment center with a 970-seat auditorium as well as an in-house grill and outdoor festival facilities. The entertainment features the wildly spectacular and famous Legends In Concert, a slew of different impersonators from Barry White and Manilow to Elvis, Elton John and Dolly Parton. And no matter what show you choose, you will have a great seat with even better views from any part of the house.
Presley's Theatre presents one of the most popular shows in Branson, Missouri. This show has been running for more than 20 years and continues to impress audiences with its country music and humor.
The ' Circle B Theater', located in Downtown is one of its kind. The interiors and ambiance of the place are just perfectly done to match the cowboy show. The rustic setting of the place will surely give you a different feel. The "Circle B Chuckwagon & Cowboy Music Show" held here is well known and different, as it serves the chuckwagon style dinner, making your experience an unforgettable one. So come over with loved ones and enjoy dinning, as you get entertained.
The Grand Country Music Hall is located inside the larger resort of the same name and it's the spot where people come to see down-home American country and western performances. The music is generally honky-tonk, but not all of the acts are country. In fact some of the other entertainment on the state-of-the-art stage includes gospel acts as well as pet and comedy troupes. Their headline show is called 'Grand Jubilee' and it features musical comedy, then more laughter with the 'Comedy Jamboree' followed by 'Amazing Pets.'
Located right off of Highway 76, the Starlite Theatre is an 880-seat venue that is home country artists from all across the United States. There is a constant influx of special guests from Nashville and its Grand Ole Opry. The theater itself is a glass masterpiece, and at more than five stories high, it provides excellent viewpoints over town. After the show, don't forget to stop by the Starlite Gift Shop or the Diner, both offer a chance to pick up a souvenir or two.
The God and Country Theater features two stages upon which the primary entertainment is filled with Bible revivalism and country music. However not all shows are Christian-based, some of the other acts here include Elvis Presley impersonators, 'Dancin Thru The Ages' which features music from the last 50 years and a popular ABBA cover band, in addition to many others. For complete calendar of events and ticket prices, check the website.
Clay Cooper Theatre is another one of many shows along the Strip that feature high-octane country music, dancing and all-around wholesome family entertainment. The eponymous show has Clay playing bass, singing and carousing with crowd on his 'Country Music Express.' In addition to a diverse cast of more than 20 in his show, the theater also hosts other performers such as superstar Mel Tillis, The Haygoods, Joseph Hall and many others. For a complete calendar of events, check the website.