Shepherd of the Hills

Shepherd of the Hills
Location: The Shepherd of The Hills Historic Homestead & Old Mill Theatre, 5586 W. Hwy 76 Branson, MO 65616 1-800-987-9852  
Detail The show lasts approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Detail The price also includes a pre-show.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Seating Options Available: Wheelchair Seating, Aisle Seating, Limited / No Stairs Seating
Detail Neither Cameras nor Video Cameras are Permitted
Detail Gift Shop On-site
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Upcoming Schedule:
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Based on Harold Bell Wright's classic novel, Shepherd of the Hills, The Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama offers large-scale entertainment with a show consisting of 90 cast members and more than 20 animals, including horses, donkeys, and mules. It's not just a show; it's an experience. Right before your very eyes, you will see acted out the story that made the Ozark area famous. 

Published in 1907, The Shepherd of the Hills tells the story of life in the rugged Ozarks in the late 1800s. As the play begins, you see the cast stressfully talking about how they may lose their homes after the drought has ruined their crops. They try to joke and lighten the mood but they all know what is coming. The opening scene sets the tone for the whole play; these people have a rough life. Throughout the rest of the play, you'll meet interesting characters and grow to love and hate them. 

The drama's first season began in 1959 and has since brought millions of Branson visitors to the outdoor stage.  Considered to be the 'story of the Ozarks', in both a spiritual and materialistic sense, this show captures the spirit of the past Ozark ancestors' spirit in this beautiful outdoor production.

During intermission, you can participate in a good old fashioned square dance. Experience the history of this unique area of the Ozark Mountains come to life with all the action and drama of this timeless tale!

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Dana
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"This was an amazing show!!"
This was an amazing show!! It even kept my 7 year old entertained the full 2 hours!!
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Jordan Stone
MO
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"Better than I could've possibly expected!"
This was an awesome experience...Better than i could have possibly expected!
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Rachel Coker
Nacogdoches, Texas
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"The show was great"
The show was great and our tour guide was wonderful. She made us feel very comfortable.
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Ina Mullins
GA
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"The show was excellent."
Kind of cool that night - so we purchased a blanket. Thanks for allowing us to be comfortable in the cool weather. The show was excellent.
Frequently Asked Questions for Shepherd of the Hills:
  • Approximately how long is the show?
    The play is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  • In what theater is the show held?
    Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead, 5586 W. Hwy 76 Branson, MO. It is an outdoor theater!
  • Is there a pre-show before the main show?
    Yes, there is a pre-show 45 minutes before showtime. Children are welcome to pet the animals and you can meet with the cast!
  • Do the performers of the show sign autographs and meet the audience?
    Yes, they will take pictures with you and sign autographs before the show and during intermission.
  • Is there an intermission?
    Yes; you are encouraged to get up and square dance with the cast and visit with the characters.
  • Is there free parking?
    Yes and a Jeep-drawn tram will pick you up from the parking lot to take you to the outdoor theater.
Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama
The Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama is sure to create a fun time in Branson, MO. This action-packed play features a reenactment of the Shepherd of the Hills book by Harold Bell Wright which made this particular area in the Ozarks famous.
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