December Christmas Shows at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

VARIETY XMAS SHOW 08 058Christmas is in full swing at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, KY. Christmas shows run various dates through December 21, 2014. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 to reserve your tickets today. Many show dates do sell out. Visit the Variety Website for the complete and most up to date schedule of events.

Here are highlights of the December Show Schedule:

Variety! Christmas Spectacular
2:00 PM Matinees on December 1, 6, 13, 16, & 20
7:00 PM Shows on December 6, 13, & 20
This Branson-style Christmas revue features musicians, singers and dancers performing Christmas Classics, old and new. Variety! is the new must-see holiday tradition.

Down Home Country Christmas
2:00 PM Matinees on December 5, 12, 15, & 19
7:00 PM Shows on December 5, 12, & 19
All of your Christmas favorites with a country twang! Join the Badgett Playhouse as they pay tribute to the great country songs that always put us in the holiday spirit. Complete with a fair dose of corny jokes and stories, enjoy two hours of tributes to great country artists and their Christmas classics both past and present.

The Sander’s Family Christmas
2:00 PM Matinees on December 4, 11, & 18
In this sequel to the popular hit ‘Smoke on the Mountain’, the Sanders family returns. It’s Christmas Eve, 1941. Reverend Oglethorpe
has invited them to the Baptist church to sing and witness, getting the congregation into the down home holiday spirit before the boys are shipped off to World War II.

The Big Band Christmas Show
2:00 PM Matinees on December 2, 7, 8, 14, & 21
Holiday Tunes With A Big Band Swing! Inspired by the popularity of the regular season Big Band Show, this production celebrates Christmas with that same nostalgic sound. Hear all of your favorite holiday songs from an era of music made famous by the likes of Glenn Miller & Frank Sinatra.

Tuna Christmas
7:00 PM on December 4, 11, & 18
In this hilarious sequel to A Greater Tuna, It’s Christmas time in the third smallest town in Texas. Its wacky citizens parade across the stage in a cavalcade of eccentric personalities all played by two actors. This is a total delight for any season.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
ONE NIGHT ONLY! December 21
Turn back the clock to the 1940s and set the dial for a double dose of holiday nostalgia. This nifty spin on a traditional favorite hearkens back to the golden age of radio when families gathered together for inspirational broadcasts and wholesome entertainment. Cleverly conceived and drawn directly from the enduring Capra film, savvy studio actors employ their vocal talents and live radio sound effects to re-imagine the much-loved celluloid tale of George Bailey’s journey of self-worth. Perfect for the whole family, revisit this vibrant celebration of simple goodwill and cheer in the face of hardship.

Make sure to include dinner at Patti’s and the Festival of Lights in your Grand Rivers visit. December is a busy month at Patti’s – Make Reservations at Patti’s by calling 888-736-2515.

Call before you travel; many show dates sell out and schedule is subject to change. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223, or visit Variety online here.

Find the complete Grand Rivers Calendar of Events including Festival of Lights information here.

Christmas Shows at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

VARIETY XMAS SHOW 08 058Christmas is in full swing at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, KY. Christmas shows start Saturday, November 1, 2014, and run various dates through December 21, 2014.

Here are highlights of the November and December Show Schedule:

Variety! Christmas Spectacular
This Branson-style Christmas revue features musicians, singers and dancers performing Christmas Classics, old and new. Variety! is the new must-see holiday tradition.

Down Home Country Christmas
All of your Christmas favorites with a country twang! Join the Badgett Playhouse as they pay tribute to the great country songs that always put us in the holiday spirit. Complete with a fair dose of corny jokes and stories, enjoy two hours of tributes to great country artists and their Christmas classics both past and present.

The Sander’s Family Christmas
In this sequel to the popular hit ‘Smoke on the Mountain’, the Sanders family returns. It’s Christmas Eve, 1941. Reverend Oglethorpe
has invited them to the Baptist church to sing and witness, getting the congregation into the down home holiday spirit before the boys are shipped off to World War II.

The Big Band Christmas Show
Holiday Tunes With A Big Band Swing! Inspired by the popularity of the regular season Big Band Show, this production celebrates Christmas with that same nostalgic sound. Hear all of your favorite holiday songs from an era of music made famous by the likes of Glenn Miller & Frank Sinatra.

Tuna Christmas
In this hilarious sequel to A Greater Tuna, It’s Christmas time in the third smallest town in Texas. Its wacky citizens parade across the stage in a cavalcade of eccentric personalities all played by two actors. This is a total delight for any season.

For Show times, dates, and ticket prices and information, visit Variety! online here.

Make sure to include dinner at Patti’s and the Festival of Lights in your Grand Rivers visit. November and December are busy months at Patti’s – Make Reservations at Patti’s by calling 888-736-2515. For more information on the Festival of Lights, visit the Christmas Highlights webpage here.

Call before you travel; many show dates sell out and schedule is subject to change. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223, or visit Variety online here.

Find the complete Grand Rivers Calendar of Events including Festival of Lights information here.

October at the Badgett Playhouse

Screenshot_2Here is what’s happening at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers, KY, in September. Please call to confirm before you travel. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 and book your tickets today.

The 3 Seasons
Saturday Nights 7:00PM
October 4, 11, 18, and 25th.
Matinee October 25th at 2:00PM.
A musical comedy that celebrates three very different “seasons” in the journey of love: From young love to married life to the twilight years of romance…

Civil War Letters
Friday Nights 7:00PM
October 3, 10, 17, and 24th.
Matinee October 10th at 2:00PM
Relive one of the darkest periods of our nation’s history through actual letters from both sides of the conflict, along with authentic music from the era.

The Big Band Show
Saturday Matinees at 2:00PM
October 4, 11, and 18th
Sunday October 19th Matinee at 2:00PM
The Big Band Show features all of the classic sounds from the late thirties through the early fifties. A live band and five singers will perform the hits of Glen Miller, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby and the Ink Spots. “This is a really exciting show for us to perform,” said Bill Minihan who co-produces the show with his wife Sara, “We have been looking forward to doing this show for a few years and we think that it is something that our audiences will appreciate.”

September at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

TunaVegasHere is what’s happening at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers, KY, in September. Please call to confirm before you travel. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 and book your tickets today. Please note: The theater does not have shows on the weekend of September 5 and 6, 2014. They are spending that weekend getting ready for all the superb show they have planned for the fall season!

Tuna Does Vegas
Friday night, September 12
7:00 PM
Tuna Does Vegas, the hilarious new installment from the legendary Greater Tuna creative team! Tuna Does Vegas re-unites the lovable and eccentric characters from the ‘third smallest town in Texas’ as they take a rambling romp in Sin City!

Smoke on the Mountain
Matinees on September 13 and 20
2:00 PM
The year is 1938. It’s Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, NC, and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders Family Singers to provide an upliftin’ evening of singin’ and witnessin’. The audience is invited to pull up a pew and join in the rollicking good time. More than two dozen songs, many of them vintage pop hymns, and hilarious stories from the more or less devout Sanders provide a richly entertaining evening.

The Southern Gospel Show
Saturday September 13
7:00 PM
Join the Badgett Playhouse for these special Gospel Shows where the soaring vocals and talented musicians will have you singing along to your favorite gospel songs and hymns. Reserve seating.

Carters Cords
Saturday, September 20
7:00PM
Carters Cords from Nashville in Concert at the Badgett Playhouse.


Civil War Letters

Friday, September 26
7:00 PM
Relive one of the darkest periods of our nation’s history through actual letters from both sides of the conflict, along with authentic music from the era.

Big Band Show
Saturday, September 27
2:00PM
The Big Band Show features all of the classic sounds from the late thirties through the early fifties. A live band and five singers will perform the hits of Glen Miller, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby and the Ink Spots.

Nashville Songwriter’s Night
Saturday, September 27
7:00PM
Join the Badgett Playhouse as we present talented singer-songwriters from the Nashville area. This promises to be quite an exciting evening of original music from Music City’s next big stars!

July 2014 at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

70s_Infopage03022014Here is what’s happening at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers, KY, in July. Please call to confirm before you travel. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 and book your tickets today.

Red, White & Tuna
Thursday Nights, July 3 & 10
7:00PM
TUNA TICKET SPECIAL: BUY ONE-GET ONE FREE
The third installment in the Tuna trilogy takes the audience through a satirical ride into the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas’ third smallest town. Along with Tuna’s favorites, some new Tuna denizens burst into the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. This sets the stage for a show full of fireworks and fun!

The Fabulous 50s Show
Saturday Matinees, July 5, 19, & 26
2:00PM
Saturday Night, July 12
7:00PM
Take a stroll down memory lane through a time that brought us Doo-Wop, Elvis, Car Hops and the Twist. This nostalgic look back takes us from an after school trip to the diner all the way to the prom. Audience participation is a must…we wanna see you dance!

The 70′s Show
Saturday Nights, July 5, 19 & 26
7:00PM
Saturday Matinee, July 12
2:00PM
Remember when music was fun?!
A two-hour tribute to Disco, Rock & Roll, Singer-songwriters of the 1970s and a whole lot more!

The Southern Gospel Show
Sunday Matinees, July 6, 13, 20 & 27
2:00PM
Join the Badgett Playhouse for these special afternoon Gospel Shows where the soaring vocals and talented musicians will have you singing along to your favorite gospel songs and hymns.

The Super 60s Show
Friday nights, July 11 & 18
7:00PM
Walk down memory lane through a wide-ranging musical decade that defined a generation. Two hour live music show with a professional cast of singers, dancers, and musicians.

Pickin’ & Grinnin”
Thursday nights, July 17, 24, & 31
7:00PM
Join us for a tribute to all those great country-themed variety shows! Featuring classic country hits, comedy sketches, a five-piece band and three singers performing the hits of such artists as Buck Owens, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, George Strait, Merle Haggard, and Johnny Cash.

The Outlaws of Country Music
Saturday, July 25
2:00PM & 7:00PM
In this sequel to “The Sweethearts of Country Music”, we celebrate the other side of country…the Outlaws. With tributes to famous “bad boys” such as Waylon, Willie and Johnny, we follow three young ladies on their different paths to success in Nashville as they relive the “Outlaws” in their lives and the music that made these kind of men famous. The show culminates in one final showcase where the “Outlaws” and the “Sweethearts” join together for one last shot at fame and fortune.

Find the complete Badgett Playhouse 2014 schedule online at www.grandriversvariety.com.

Find the complete Grand Rivers, KY Events Calendar online at www.grandrivers.org.