Area Appreciation through December 11th
The Hamner Barber Theater is offering a special area appreciation rate for Branson residents and/or employees working in Stone and Taney Counties. Starting today through December 11th, area residents can attend the Hamner Barber Variety Show and it’s magical holiday production The Wings of Christmas for just $5.00 (plus tax). This is your last opportunity to see this wonderful show in 2011.
The first half features the best of theaward winning Hamner Barber Variety Show, featuring the incredible magic illusions of The Hamners, as seen on NBC’s “World’s Greatest Magic” and other TV specials.
Co-star Jim Barber will have you rolling in the aisles with his inventive comedy ventriloquism. Jim has been featured on many television programs including, CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman.”
The first half finale is a magical, multimedia Tribute to American Veterans that will bring the audience to it’s feet in applause while at the same time filling their hearts with pride for our Country.
The second half is pure imagination and whimsical fun. As the curtain opens on the second half, the audience is transported through the magic of multimedia to an animated world of childhood Christmas memories. The entire cast performs favorite cartoon classics from A Charlie Brown’s Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Jim Barber as “The Grinch” is engaging and creative as he dances in and out of a video screen while singing the holiday classic from the film of the same name.
Music is the thread that weaves this production together. Featured are the beautiful vocals of both Dave Hamner and Jim Barber. Also featured is Jim’s talented wife Diane Barber. The Barber’s magically appear and serenade each other with a cleverly revised version of “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” A terrific troupe of singing dancers rounds out the cast.
The spectacular finale will bring you to your feet with applause, featuring our theme song written by T.J. Kuenster especially for this production. T.J. has been the musical conductor for Country Music Hall of Famer, Glen Campbell for over 30 years. He has also written musical scores for many animated feature films including “All Dogs Go To Heaven” and “Rock-A-Doodle”. His original score, “Wings of Christmas” is the perfect piece to conclude this spectacular production.
The entire cast joins Dave Hamner and Jim Barber onstage as a large flock of beautiful birds appear flying to center stage over the heads of the amazed audience. Many folks may not appreciate the intense training that it took for this spectacular fly-in, but they are stunned and delighted at the shear beauty and the power of the experience.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see the Wings of Christmas at the Hamner Barber Theater on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway.
Call the theater box office at 417-334-4363 for best seating and reservations. Area appreciation through December 11th.
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