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Dave Woods: Branson's best come to Joplin for good cause
I had a captive audience of Branson entertainers last Saturday morning. I was backstage during the Ozarks Mountain Christmas show at MSSU's Corley Auditorium. The star-studded event raised funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Four States and Joplin's Ronald McDonald House.
New Christmas musical at Silver Dollar City based on favorite holiday movie
Now through Dec. 30, the park is offering an addition to "A Dickens Christmas Carol," its longtime Broadway-style musical production. But the new show wasn't quick in the making.
Dave Woods: Goodbye Mr. Moon River
I wept on Wednesday morning when I heard the news of Andy Williams’ death.
Dave Woods: ‘Talking’ dog spills beans about longtime partner
The two have sailed the high seas of Table Rock Lake aboard the Showboat Branson Belle, performed in theaters around Branson and have now landed at the New Americana Theatre on Highway 76. A large statue of Irving, the show’s star, sits obediently in front of the theater.
Joplin fans remember Andy Williams
Joplin area fans described ageless crooner Andy Williams as a brilliant performer and businessman who made everyone feel at home despite his decades of fame.
Dave Woods: Icons to be featured at Moon River Theatre
Beginning Sept. 10 at Andy Williams Moon River Theatre in Branson, a lineup of icons will celebrate Andy’s 75 years in entertainment.
I’m not talking has-beens or used-to-bes, but real big names in Andy’s class of performers.
Dave Woods: Branson offers many solutions to beat the heat
I’ve spent a lot of time in Branson this summer, and one question keeps popping up: “Hot enough for y’all?”
Silver Dollar City rolls out one-of-a-kind attraction
Roller coaster enthusiasts from across the country came to Silver Dollar City Thursday for the announcement of Outlaw Run, a one of a kind ride that will open in Spring 2013.
Traditional country part of Clay Cooper variety show
The variety show includes dancers, singers, trick-roping performers, comedians and even Cooper’s family -- his wife, son and daughter join him on stage nightly.
Dave Woods: JEERK combines diverse instruments in unique show
I had questions about the group’s gig. Are they a rock band? Are they a dance group? Are they Swedish comedians? Maybe a band of tap dancing Swedish comedians? I just didn’t know.
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