Performing at the Tribute Theatre, 3310 W Highway 76 (located diagonally across the street from The Titanic Attraction)
New location in 2013!
The Platters have performed here in Branson for 17 years (2013), first performing at Mutton Hollow in 1996.
Known for their unique harmonies, The World Famous Platters features the amazing vocals of Lawrence "Rooster" Lockard, Eddie Stovall, Willie Nash, Yolanda Fletcher and Freddie "Doc" Holliday. Besides their incredible music, you'll love the group's interaction with you, the audience. They like to be up-close-and-personal, creating warm and memorable moments.
This show features the awe-inspiring vocal harmonies and hit songs of The World Famous Platters. It's a fantastic combination of music, memories and magical top-notch performances and production. The production showcases singers, dancers, an incredible live band – and the World Famous Platters, all intricately woven together to provide a memorable and moving 1950's experience.
From 1950-1955, The Platters were the most popular vocal group, recording just under 400 songs, selling over 89 million records, and receiving 230 awards that later helped them to be inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. You won't believe your ears. The World Famous Platters bring back the days of Only You, The Great Pretender, My Prayer, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Twilight Time, and more of the hits that had America slow-dancing and slow-romancing in the 1950's and 60's.
This group brings the best of those songs to life and adds some delightful comedy and musical surprises as well.
Shows are at 2:00 pm; March 1 through December 14, 2013
Historical Notes For The Platters: In 2007, this show was called Lost in the 50's with The Platters. Lost in the 50's was a successful Branson show for 9 consecutive years, featuring a combination of the Lost in the 50's show and The World Famous Platters. Lost in the 50's brought a uniquely fabulous decade back to life in a big way. A high-energy cast of singers, dancers, musicians, and actors took audiences through the era of mom-and-pop stores, black & white tv, rock 'n roll and other music of the day along with the era's most touching moments. Since its debut in 1999, this production won countless fans. It was at the Starlite Theatre through the 2010 season. The World Famous Platters appeared in The Kirby VanBurch Magic Show for a limited engagement from December 19, 2010 - January 1, 2011. Andre Shepard. Shows in 2012 were at the new ICON Theatre, 3307 Highway 76 (the ICON Theatre is located at Highway 76 & Highway 165, across the street from Ruby Tuesday)