If you have never been to Branson, Missouri then you may be surprised to learn that it is home to over 40 stages. Each year almost seven million people visit the state and can buy tickets for one of the fabulous stage performances in a Branson Missouri theatre for comedies, gospel, and so much more. Visitors and locals alike can book tickets to most shows over the internet in advance.
The city has a long history with theater, dating back to the early 1900s. By the 1960s there were over fifty theaters in town and many of them began incorporating stage sets and elaborate costumes. By the 1980s, this city had established itself as a major tourist stop with a variety of shows for visitors to enjoy.
Many well known entertainers and big names in the music and entertainment industry have graced the stages here. Singer Andy Williams even opened the Moon River Theater which he had built in the nineties. Country western singer Roy Clark built and opened the Roy Clark Celebrity Theater which has seen many singers who have gone on to see great success.
People come to this place just to see musical and stage performances from all over the Midwest and even further. Many of the theaters and venues are situated along Highway 76 which makes it convenient for those just passing through on the road. If your family is planning a road trip and will be in the area it would be a great place to stop for one of the many attractions.
The town boasts more theater seats than Broadway in New York. There really is some kind of show that will please everyone who enjoys seeing live musical acts and theater productions. This is world class entertainment and many performers come from all over the globe to spend a few weeks, months, or even years performing for crowds.
You can find a complete listing of all the theaters and the current shows that are happening here with their schedules all available on the web. You can read reviews and find a show that suits your interests from a magician to a musical jubilee. It is even possible to watch a preview clip of many of the acts.
In order to accommodate all of the tourists and travelers in Branson, there are many hotels and lodging options. You can find a room for the night and head out to the theater to catch a dinner and a show. The whole family will have a great time in Branson and if you decide to stay a few nights then you could see a different performance each night.
The town has an amusement park and a showboat in addition to the dozens of theaters. There is no shortage of entertainment in this Midwestern city that sees thousands upon thousands of visitors every single year. If you come in the summertime it is likely to be more crowded and shows at your favorite Branson Missouri theatre can be sold out in advance so do some planning and reserve tickets ahead of time.