At the White House Theatre, 2255 Gretna Road (located behind Tanger Outlet Mall on Gretna Road, which is between Highway 76 and Shepherd of the Hills Expressway. The previous address, same location, was 755 Gretna Road)
Returning in 2012 for its 3rd enchanting season!
This is a large-scale production show that's been on tour in China and North America for the past 7 years. The cast includes 50-60 people. It's first two seasons were big hits – especially for Kung Fu lovers! You'll see elements of Kung Fu, story-telling, acrobatics, modern dance and original music.
The Legend of Kung Fu tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi (the pure one), who is apprenticed as a monk to learn the ancient art of Kung Fu. This story is told through the eyes of the young boy and his older Kung Fu Master. Along the way he overcomes obstacles, is distracted and ultimately achieves the designation of master.
The Legend of Kung Fu has performed world-wide with over 3000 performances in locations like China, London, Vancouver, New York and now has a new home in Branson, MO. This production combines the elements of kung fu, story-telling, acrobatics, modern dance and original music to celebrate the philosophy and skill of martial arts. Described as Cirque du Soliel, dance, aerial acrobatics combined with the story of the art and skill of Kung Fu. While many shows are a series of one amazing feat after another, this show combines the best of that style interwoven with a beautiful story.
The Legend of Kung Fu was the designated show for the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and features more than 50 artists on stage with spectacular sound, lights and costumes native to China. It's a whirlwind of enchanting music and artistry showcased in the beautiful story of Chun Yi.
New in 2011, serving a 3-course Chinese Meal (additional $9.95 per ticket; 12:30 pm lunch for 2:00 pm show; and 6:00 pm dinner for 7:30 pm show). On the menu:
- Salad with toasted oriental sesame dressing, Asian noodles and a vegetable spring roll
- Springfield-style Cashew chicken
- Gourmet yellow cupcake with cream cheese frosting
See the show at 2:00 or 7:30 pm; May 26 through December 8, 2012