Branson Follies is a show for the ageless. It recalls the golden
of variety shows with golden years performers. All the performers,
the chorus men and women are in their
seventies and eighties.
of the '30s, '40s and '50s are performed, as if in a Ziegfeld Follies
old. Age vanishes once the curtain goes up. You know those
legged lovelies on stage are past their prime but it's hard to believe.
dance, sing and even do splits and appear in elaborate costumes
headdresses that weigh 15 lbs or more.
sixteen chorus members are all seasoned performers. They've
on Broadway, in nightclubs, danced in Las Vegas and played
over the world. After having had their children and grandchildren,
decided to perform again. It gives their life meaning and fills
audience with wonderment and hope for themselves. Along with the
songs are elaborate production numbers and the show includes
emcee who also does a standup spot, a novelty act and a special
star, such as Carol Channing.
Branson Follies is a show which makes you feel good about the
aging process. For two hours, you're transported back in
and honored, because whether it was your time or not,
becomes timeless and you're young again, reliving the memories
you shared while growing up.