Branson, Missouri, is known for its wholesome family entertainment, and its wide variety of uplifting shows is sure to make your vacation a joyful one. Whether you enjoy traditional Southern gospel music, current gospel hits, or Biblically-based, Broadway-caliber stage shows, Branson has you covered!
Fans of traditional Southern gospel music are sure to love The Blackwoods playing at the Dutton Family Theater. These inspiring singers are descended from the legendary Blackwood Brothers Quartet and have made their way back to Branson after spending 15 years at the Smoky Mountain Opry in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Over the years, the Blackwood family has performed with a diverse roster of artists including Dolly Parton, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Johnny Cash, and Cher, among others. They have also earned 8 Grammy Awards, 27 Dove Awards, and many other accolades. This incarnation of the Blackwood family includes R. W. Blackwood, his wife Donna, and their daughter Andrea. The family lends their tight harmonies to some of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet’s greatest hits as well as some of your favorite country, patriotic, and Southern gospel tunes. You’re sure to be charmed by their heartwarming stories and uplifting music. It’s a show that is not to be missed!
For a powerful and inspiring show that brings unspeakable joy to its audiences, make sure to visit AYO Featuring Voices of Glory! This exciting and inspirational show features the talented Cole family who bring their powerful vocals to a variety of soul, pop, and gospel hits. Sister and brothers Nadia, Michael, and Avery Cole began singing together after their mother, Felicia, was in a life-threatening car accident. While she was in an eight month coma, the siblings sang at her bedside every day. After Felicia recovered, the Coles decided to start performing together singing at hospitals and nursing homes with the purpose of inspiring the patients there. Since then, the Coles’ music career has skyrocketed. After a successful run on America’s Got Talent, the family made appearances at Madison Square Garden and the Dove Awards and have been featured in both Jet and People magazines. The family has been performing together in Branson since 2012, inspiring audiences with their signature harmonies and stunning vocals. Their show truly embodies its title Ayo means “joy” in the Nigerian language of Yoruba. You’re sure to leave Ayo Featuring Voices of Glory with a joyful song in your heart!
There’s not another show in Branson like Samson, now playing at Sight and Sound Theatres. Sight and Sound has been bringing the Bible to life for over 40 years at their original location in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and Branson audiences have been enjoying their epic productions since 2008. All of Sight and Sound’s Biblically-based shows are written and directed by their in-house production group, and the show’s lavish sets and intricate costumes are built by the theater’s shop and wardrobe departments. Every Sight and Sound show is unique, and their devotion to excellence is apparent with each performance. The show boasts a cast of over 40 of Branson’s most talented actors and actresses, and you’re sure to be wowed by their powerful performances. In addition to their impressive cast, the show also employs a cast of almost 50 live animals. These four-legged actors know their parts almost as well as their human cast mates. Make sure to book your tickets for this unforgettable show soon. Shows at Sight and Sound rotate every couple of years.
There is no better place than Branson for uplifting, inspiring entertainment. From old-fashioned Southern gospel to the latest in Broadway-style entertainment, Branson is sure to have something the whole family can enjoy!