1615
Missouri
Branson Show Biz
Discover Branson, the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World,” as you enjoy three public shows, tea with DeeDee Lennon, and three private shows with a cast Q&A.
Rating (4.85)
Program No. 1615RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,099
Getting There
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At a Glance

Join us in Branson, the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World,” as we experience good ol’ American music, theater and fun in the heart of the Ozarks. Find out the history of Branson's overnight success, the elements of its entertainment scene, its emergence into international tourism and the famous Branson formula of “Faith, Family and Flag.” Branson hosts more than 100 live theater shows, and we have seats for you at three popular ones, often surrounded by lectures, meet-and-greets and Q&A’s. Plus, you’ll enjoy three private performances just for the group, as well as a dinner-and-entertainment experience.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to a few blocks; standing up to one hour; get on/off coach. Elevators and ramps available.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy six live performances, with three given just for our private group.
  • Enjoy a private morning tea with music pioneer DeeDee Lennon, and learn about the indelible mark her famous family has made on the live performance industry.
  • Meet with current performers and production specialists such as technicians and set designers to hear what it's like to work in the business and how they make the magic happen.

General Notes

Please note, Branson has a strong culture of “Faith, Family, Flag.” Some of the performances we’ll attend may have religious undertones.
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Dee Dee Lennon
Diane “Dee Dee” Lennon is the eldest member of the The Lennon Sisters and sang lead vocals in the quartet from when the girls made their debut on the Lawrence Welk Show in 1955. She left the group in 1960 to marry Dick Gass, and returned to perform in 1964 until the act parted ways with the show in 1968. Diane continued to make appearances with the act while also working for a Catholic newspaper and teaching kindergarten students at St. Mark’s School. Since retiring in 2001 to spend more time with her children and grandchildren, enjoys playing golf and runs a restaurant in Branson with her husband, Dick.
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Bill Lennon
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Barb Southerland
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Dee Dee Lennon
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