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Wild West Murder Mystery: New Show at Shepherd of the Hills

Get ready to saddle up for a brand-new adventure this summer in Branson, Missouri! The Shepherd of the Hills is thrilled to announce the debut of Shepherd’s Wild West Murder Mystery at the Historic Thurman Old Mill Outdoor Theater.

This exciting new production will run from June 2nd to August 14th, 2024, offering family-friendly fun every Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday at 8 p.m.

A Historic Venue with a Fresh Twist

For over 63 years, the Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama has captivated audiences at the Thurman Old Mill Outdoor Theater. Now, for the first time ever, this historic venue will host a second summer show, bringing even more entertainment to the heart of the Ozarks. The Wild West Murder Mystery promises to blend the thrill of classic Old West shows with the intrigue of a comedy murder mystery, creating an unforgettable evening for audiences of all ages.



Synopsis: A Hilarious, Action-Packed Adventure

Imagine the thunder of horses’ hooves, the excitement of trick riding, and the vibrant energy of a Wild West show. Now, mix that with a comedy murder mystery where you might be sitting right next to the suspect—or even the murderer! This is exactly what you can expect from Shepherd’s Wild West Murder Mystery.

Set against the backdrop of a genuine, old-fashioned Wild West show, the performance takes an unexpected turn when a mysterious crime needs solving. Packed with guest interactions and hilarious moments, the show ensures that every member of the audience is on the edge of their seat, trying to piece together clues and figure out “whodunit.”


Family-Friendly Fun with Interactive Elements

What sets this show apart is its unique combination of action, comedy, and mystery. The show promises plenty of laughs and interactive moments, making it an engaging experience for the entire family. Whether you’re a fan of the Old West, love a good mystery, or just enjoy a good laugh, there’s something for everyone.


A Word from the General Manager

“We’re excited to bring a new outdoor show concept to Branson,” says Jeff Johnson, General Manager of The Shepherd of the Hills. “We’re combining the excitement and energy of a Wild West show with the intrigue and comedy of a Murder Mystery to create something Branson has never had before. There will be horses, live animals, trick riders, and much more action involved during the show. You’ll be at the edge of your seat the whole time.”



How to Get Your Tickets

Tickets for the Wild West Murder Mystery Show are available online or by phone call — ensuring that you can easily secure your spot for this summer’s must-see event. 

Online Tickets
Call to Reserve>>1-800-727-9062

Plan Your Visit

Mark your calendars and get ready for an evening of thrills, laughter, and mystery at Shepherd’s Wild West Murder Mystery. With its unique blend of old-fashioned Western fun and modern-day humor, this show is set to be a highlight of the Branson summer season. Grab your cowboy hat, bring the family, and head down to the Thurman Old Mill Outdoor Theater for a night you won’t forget!

Get ready for a wild ride and see if you can solve the mystery before the night is through! Learn more about the Wild West Murder Mystery HERE!

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