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Shepherd of the Hills

Shepherd of the Hills
(4.3) Based on 48 reviews
Location: The Shepherd of The Hills Historic Homestead & Old Mill Theatre, 5586 W. Hwy 76 Branson, MO 65616 1-800-987-9852    Chat Now  
Detail The show lasts approximately 2 hours.
Detail The price also includes dinner and 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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The Shepherd of the Hills Branson MO Outdoor Drama
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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. 

About the Outdoor Drama Show


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!

Guests who are looking to add some extra adventure can also add on the Inspiration Tower admission, which allows them to see the beautiful Ozark Mountain Region from new heights! 

This is a perfect addition to your Branson vacation! 

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Reviews
 4.3   |    48 reviews
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Roxanne Hudnall
IN
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"Great views."
Great views. Very relaxing experience.
Tip: Go on a clear day for further views.
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Lance Mercy April Faubush
OK
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"This is the best show in Branson by far!"
This is the best show in branson by far! I have seen it many times and still love it. It has everything for the whole family, entertaining for all ages. It is a must see for anyone visiting branson, mo.
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Melissa McLean
IA
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"the view was very pretty"
While the view was very pretty, the cost of ten dollars per person i think was a little much.
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Emily Ross
MO
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"This was so much fun "
This was so much fun for both me and my son. The best time to go is early in the morning because there is no crowds and you can take your time looking around.
Frequently Asked Questions for Shepherd of the Hills:
  • Approximately how long is the show?
    The play is approximately 2 hours.
  • 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 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.
  • What is the dress code?
    Dress code is casual.
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Dinner Menu

Dinner Menu

**served 1.5 hours before the show at the Playhouse Dinner Theater**

  • Herb-Roasted Chicken Breast
  • BBQ Smoked Pork
  • Cheesy Corn
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Grilled Green Beans
  • Granny’s Cobbler 
  • Choice of Water, Iced Tea, or Coffee

Due to food shortage, items may be substituted. 


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