The Yakov Smirnoff Show should require a caution sign as you enter the Yakov Smirnoff Theatre in Branson reading: Warning-Hold on to your seat ‘cause this guy is about to blow you away with dynamite comedy!
This "guy," of course, is Branson’s Twice Voted Comedian of the Year, Yakov Smirnoff, the famous Russian Comedian. He delivers explosive laughter in a show filled with brilliant special effects, dazzling dancing, heartfelt moments, and just plain fun. Yakov’s entire show is packed with comedic tall tales and witty perceptions, funny facts and huge laughs.
As Yakov says, "What A Country", you'll be cheering for the red, white and blue and saying, "What A Show." Yakov keeps you in side splitting laughter and patriotic wonderment. Yakov Smirnoff is a Russian-born American who presents to you his life experience and helps us all remember what it is like to be the 'new kid.' His comedic wit and humor always gets a crowd laughing.
Yakov has performed in his own one-man show on Broadway, written a book and produced three videos and CDs. His movie appearances include "Brewster's Millions," "Moscow on the Hudson," "The Money Pit," and "Heartburn." He's appeared in dozens of media features, including Home & Garden, E!, USA Today, NBC, WGN and Lifestyles.