There’s lots of exciting things going on at the Americana Theatre this year. During the 2019 season, check out seven shows! Here’s a list of shows you will not want to miss:
CJ Newsom’s Classic Country and Comedy: This show stars critically-acclaimed vocalist, C.J. Newsom, the Re-Cliners Band, five-time comedian of the year, Terry Wayne Sanders, and singers and dancers: Michael Frost, Kaylee Ruden, Justin Sassanella, and Kelly Parish. From the sultry vocals of classic Patsy Cline songs to the high energy, foot-stomping arrangements of Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash and Chuck Berry, every well known melody comes alive, thrilling audiences of all ages. This show runs March through December.
Raiding the Country Vault: This show brings the history of country music to life, featuring classics by the biggest acts, including, Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Glen Campbell, Waylon Jennings, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Brad Paisley, and many more. Raiding the Country Vault tells the story of country music from the 1960’s to the 2000’s and is performed by an all-star cast, many of whom have had their own chart-topping hits, have written major hits, or who have toured with the biggest names in the business. Catch this show April through December!
Billy Yates Hit Songwriters in the Round: Host, award-winning/Grammy-nominated, singer/songwriter, Billy Yates, introduces the audience to the world of performing songwriters, where two hit writer/artists from Nashville will join Billy on stage to casually tell the stories behind the songs they play. This relaxed and unscripted show allows you to enjoy the spirit of what makes acoustic performances of songs, by the ones who wrote them, so great. No two shows are the same. Catch these shows Fridays at 9:30pm and Sundays at 2pm, May through December.
Broadway to Buble featuring George Dyer: Bringing his World-Class, Award-Winning tenor voice and showmanship to the Branson stage, George Dyer wows audiences with hits from Broadway, Cinema, Power Ballads, Opera, Love Songs, Country, and Gospel, as well as contemporary favorites. His shows run April through December.
Dolly and Friends a Tribute: This moving and powerful show pays tribute to one of today’s most influential entertainers and the impact she has had on the music industry. Denny, Shelia & their daughter Mckayla Christine not only take you through the music and life of Dolly Parton but also those who influenced Dolly and those she still influences today. You can see their show March through December.
A Janice Martin Cirque Show: The World’s Only Aerial Acrobatic Violinist takes you on an enchanting magical, musical, and aerial journey, joined by her Cirque family of singers, aerialists, magicians, jugglers and more! Country to Rock, Broadway to Pop and even a little light Classical; this is the only Cirque show in the world where every headlining performer has an extraordinary musical talent matched with a breath-taking circus skill. Shows run April through December.
Cassandre: 27 year veteran performers in Branson, Timothy and Cassandré Haygood put on a phenomenal show. Cassandré's stunning, world class voice and Timothy's mastery of multiple instruments is backed by an incredibly accomplished band! The cast also features additional soloists and dancers as well as the lush vocal harmonies of the Stardust Band! Dazzling Catch their shows Tuesdays at 2pm in November and December!
Click HERE for an exclusive interview with CJ Newsom and to learn more about each of the shows featured this year at the Americana Theatre!