Meet Gakita the Gorilla at Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show

Branson Wildest ShowWorld renowned performers and illusionists, Dave and Denise Hamner, have some exciting surprises in store for Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show this year, including Gakita the gorilla.

Yep, you heard right: a gorilla. Bet you’re never seen that on a Branson stage before!

As always, the Hamners can be expected to treat their guests with a delightfully fun and incredible experience where birds appear, people fly, voices soar — and humans turn into gorillas.

A welcome new addition to the show, Gakita the gorilla showcases the wilder side of Hamners’ Variety Show and is sure to keep your child’s eyes glued to the stage. Pair that with first rate choreography, side-splitting comedy and mind-boggling magic, and you have one experience in Branson that you don’t want to miss.

HamnerThis season’s show features an exciting mix of old and new, including some of those returning favorites like Dave’s close-up baseball magic tricks, Russian acrobatic pair Vadim and Mariya Serykh, ventriloquist Brenda Hahne and the stunningly accurate vocal impersonations of Jeff Brandt.

The Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show of 2015 is packed full of fun and entertainment, suitable for the entire family and is sure to make for and adventurous night out in Branson.

Get your tickets now and head to Hamners’ Variety Theater to see this one-of-a-kind show featuring Branson’s sole performing gorilla and an entire cast of talented individuals.

New Year’s Eve in Branson? I think yes.

If you still don’t have plans for New Year’s Eve, consider welcoming 2015 alongside the Branson community and its many talented entertainers.

There are several different theaters putting on special New Year’s Eve shows and events complete with party favors, fireworks, cash bars, delicious dining, live countdowns and even a ball or two dropping!

Branson is the perfect place to spend New Year’s Eve, so check out the many fun events in town.

Read my previous blogs “5 New Year’s Eve Events in Branson You Don’t Want to Miss” and “6 Incredible New Year’s Eve Shows in Branson” for all the details!

Spend New Year’s Day on the Beautiful Table Rock Lake

Chateau on the Lake’s New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch is one event you won’t want to miss!

What better way to spend New Year’s Day than to wake up with the beautiful views on the shore of Table Rock Lake at the luxurious and comfortable Chateau on the Lake in Branson.

The Champagne Brunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and guests will get to choose from delicious breakfast items, fresh fruit, salad, cheeses, shellfish, carved meats and sweet treats.

Chateau on the Lake is at 415 North State Highway 265 in Branson, Mo., so book your stay at this luxury resort and kick off 2015 with beautiful views and a delicious meal on New Year’s Day.

For more information and room details, please visit

Get Ready for California Cruzin’ in 2015

Hamners TheaterBrace yourself for a new show coming to Hamners’ Variety Theater in Branson next summer: California Cruzin’!

This new show is a limited engagement production scheduled for Wednesday and Friday afternoons in July and August and featuring all the best hits of summer.

Enjoy all those warm weather favorites from the Beach Boys to Jimmy Buffett and experience several of Branson’s top artists including some of the cast from the award winning Patsy Cline Remembered. You can also expect to experience the talents of Josh Carroll of the Re-Cliners and C.J. Newsom.

I’m already missing summer just thinking about this show! Mark your calendars now so you don’t forget to check out this new summer show, featured for a limited time during July and August of 2015.

Stay tuned to the Branson Shows Blog for more information about tickets and how you can get yours.

Hamners’ Variety Theater Welcomes Twice Adopted in 2015

twice adopted branson moHamners’ Variety Theater has announced a new morning show for 2015 featuring the fresh faces of the children of Twice Adopted.

According to a release from Hamners’ Variety Theater, Twice Adopted is named so because the children of the group were adopted twice. First by their parents and secondly by God, when they accepted Jesus Christ as their personal savior.

The show will open April 2, 2015 and feature a variety of gospel songs, Broadway tunes and an incredible patriotic display. Guests will love this heartwarming show starring some very special individuals. One of Branson’s talented tribute artists, Mike Walker will be helping produce the 2015 show.

In November and December of 2015, Twice Adopted Christmas will bring the true meaning of Christmas to the center stage as they delight you with a holiday production that is sure to have you walking a little taller when you leave.

Stay tuned to the Branson Shows Blog for more information as we get it.

Get Ready for Two New Shows at King’s Castle Theater

Spirit of the dance encore tourBranson’s King’s Castle Theater is preparing to welcome 2015 with two new shows in the lineup: Spirit of the Dance! Encore Tour and Puttin’ on the Ritz!

Spirit of the Dance! Encour Tour has been in Branson before, but the 2015 season will bring new music and choreography styles with it. The show features traditional Irish dance alongside Spanish Flamenco and many other unique styles of dance that will have audiences transfixed. The show has toured around the world and is making a much anticipated stop in Branson.

Puttin' on the RitzPuttin’ on the Ritz! is a song and dance extravaganza featuring the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and George Gershwin. This production features dazzling costumes, spectacular dance and the glamour associated with the 1920s and 30s when Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Judy Garland were the kings and queens of the stage.

These exciting shows are definitely something to look forward to in 2015 so make sure to stay tuned to the Branson Shows blog for more information about showtimes and dates!