Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama

Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama

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"The Shepherd of the Hills" is a gorgeous outdoor drama in Branson, MO. Based on a historical novel by a Christian minister, the drama takes audiences to the Ozarks of the late 1800s. Viewers are enthralled by the romance and mystery of the story, which is performed on a stage the size of a football field. The thrilling adventure involves over 90 actors, and it includes horses, sheep, donkeys, and mules.

The play lasts for around two hours, and audiences are invited to chat and square dance with the cast during intermission. After the show, the cast will sign autographs and pose for photos.

Before you see the play, you're invited to tour the nearby historical farm. You can play mini-golf and visit the petting zoo at Lil' Pete's Playland. These activities are available up to two hours before showtime, and they're included in your ticket price. Pre-show activities start 45 minutes before the play. During the pre-show time, you can meet the cast and animals, and children can participate in a gunny sack race.

For an extra charge, you can buy a ticket that includes dinner before the show. You should arrive an hour and a half before showtime to enjoy dinner, and you'll need to get your dinner ticket from the box office. You can purchase food and drink from the theater's concession stand, too.

The theater has restrooms available, and it is suitable for wheelchair users. Ushers will help you find your seat. Since "The Shepherd of the Hills" is very popular, it is recommended that you book your tickets well in advance.

If you like this outdoor drama, you may also enjoy other attractions at Shepherd of the Hills. You could check out the ropes course, and you might also want to explore Inspiration Tower.

Where Is Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama Performed?

The play is performed at the Thurman Old Mill Theatre, an outdoor theater in Branson. The venue's address is 5586 W 76 Country Blvd. When you arrive at the parking lot, a tram will take you down the hill to the theater.

Is "The Shepherd of the Hills" Based on a True Story?

"The Shepherd of the Hills" outdoor drama is based on a 1907 novel by Harold Bell Wright, a Christian minister. The novel is set in the Ozark Mountains in the late 1800s. While it is not a true story, some of the characters in the novel were real people. The novel includes mystery, romance, and a moral message. During the play, you will see a shoot-out, and there will be a fire at a log cabin.

Where Was "The Shepherd of the Hills" Movie Filmed?

In 1941, "The Shepherd of the Hills" movie was released. Several scenes in the movie were shot in Branson, and filming also took place at locations in the San Bernardino National Forest in California.

How Many Actors Perform in "The Shepherd of the Hills" Outdoor Drama?

The outdoor drama performance includes over 90 actors. Donkeys, sheep, mules, and horses also participate in the production.

How Long Is "The Shepherd of the Hills" Show?

The outdoor drama lasts for around two hours. An intermission is included. During intermission, audience members can come to the stage to participate in a square dance with the cast members.

What Are the Showtimes for Shepherd of the Hills Branson?

The play runs from the middle of May until late October each year. In general, shows are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. From May through August, performances begin at 8:30 p.m. In September and October, the play starts at 7:30 p.m.

Pre-show activities start 45 minutes before the play. The pre-show focuses on honoring military veterans.

All tickets include admission to the pre-show and the play. Ticket holders also receive free admission to Lil' Pete's Playland. The playland includes mini-golf and a petting zoo, and it's open for two hours before the show. A self-guided tour of the historic farm is included in the ticket price as well.

What Food Is Served at the Pre-Show Meal?

The pre-show meal includes herb-roasted chicken, smoked pork, garlic butter potatoes, green beans, dinner rolls with butter, and a choice of beverage. Cobbler is served for dessert.



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Show Only

Adult: $39.75
Child: $22.75

Prices do not include tax. Child is ages 4-16.

Show w/ Dinner

Adult: $61.75
Child: $44.75

Prices do not include tax. Child is ages 4-16.


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