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Shepherd of the Hills

Shepherd of the Hills
(4.3) Based on 73 reviews
Location: The Shepherd of The Hills Historic Homestead & Old Mill Theatre, 5586 W. Hwy 76 Branson, MO 65616 1-800-987-6298  
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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See Harold Bell Wright's rendition of the world-famous 'Shepherd of the Hills' tale adapted for stage and brought to life under the stars in Branson's premiere outdoor amphitheater in the Ozark Mountains.

About the Shepherd of the Hills Branson MO Outdoor Drama Show

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. With over 90 cast members joining in, this sell-out show brings audiences to their feet. Over 20 animals, including horses, donkeys, mules, and sheep add to the story line, along with a real-life burning log cabin, guns, and an authentic 1908 DeWitt auto.

The drama's first season began in 1959 and has since brought millions of Branson Missouri visitors, children and adults alike, to the outdoor stage. Considered to be the 'story of the Ozarks', in both a spiritual worship and materialistic sense, this show captures the spirit of the past Ozark ancestors' spirit and God's word in this beautiful outdoor production. The 'Shepherd of the Hills' was the inspiration for this area. The outdoor drama centers around a love story between two unique characters, a young man and woman. In its complexity, the outdoor drama play also delves into the mysterious friendly and good shepherd who wanders the hills, into his tragic past and into the past of the neighboring hill people who stayed in the area. In its entirety, the drama is about redemption, forgiveness, and love. 'The story of the Ozarks' has insights for every visitor to this gorgeous outdoor stage in Branson. Shepherd of the Hills has been the fourth most widely read book in publishing history. The book has sold millions of copies and gave birth to the tourism attraction of the Ozark area.

Experience some amazing fun at Shepherd Hills Historic Homestead!

The experience takes you back in time from the second that you leave your car. Guests will be driven to the outdoor theater in a Jeep-drawn tram; watch the trees go by and imagine yourself as a pioneer. The outdoor theater is unlike anything else; you'll be able to enjoy the sounds of nature and fresh air instead of being crowded into a packed indoor theater. Before the show, you are welcome to meet with the cast, take pictures, and get their autographs. Kids can participate in gunny sack races and play with the show's animals. During the play's intermission, guests are invited to join the cast in a welcoming square dance hoedown that is fun regardless of age. You'll get to dance and party just like they did back in the 1800's! You'll feel like you've entered a whole new century. The entire outdoor production leaves audiences talking about the show for years to come.

Some other awesome attractions in this Southern Missouri area include Branson's beloved Silver Dollar City, Inspiration Tower observation deck which resides over the Shepherd of the Hills Branson MO Homestead, and other amazing attractions that truly bring this Missouri Ozarks community together. Get your tickets today to see everything amazing the area has to offer during your trip to Missouri! sheperd of the hill

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Reviews
 4.3   |    73 reviews
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Donna Kuntzsch
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"We had a wonderful time."
We had a wonderful time...My sister enjoyed it too...Definitely will come back
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Grace Hayes
MD
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"I really enjoyed square dancing during intermission!"
It was a remarkable show with deep meaning. I really enjoyed square dancing during intermission!
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Jeanette Cashatt
MO
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"I loved the show."
I loved the show. I had read the book and had seen it a number of years and have always want to come again and see it. It was well worth it. Hope to bring more of my family to see it. Thank you for still doing it.
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Aurora Menchaca
San Antonio, Texas
Verified Traveler

"...captivating and entertaining. "
Our guide was captivating and entertaining. I only wish we could have lingered a little longer in the cabin.
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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