Berlin, Ohio

Enjoy award-winning live theater in Ohio’s Amish Country! Hold on to your seats and get ready for some explosive laughter! Voted a Top 100 Event in North America by the American Bus Association, and a member of the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame, The Amish Country Theater’s shows are performed in a remarkable 600-seat auditorium with state-of-the art lighting, video, and sound. Plus, every event is designed to be fun for the whole family, from the littlest young’uns to the orneriest grand pappy!

Award-Winning Comedy Variety Shows!

Brand New shows begin May 2022 – so hold on to your seats! These side-splittin’, rib-ticklin’, knee-slappin’ show feature clean family comedy guaranteed to entertain the orneriest grandpappies to the littlest youngin’s! Start off with rip-roarin’ audience interactive adventures that feature comedy classics from renowned ventriloquist, Ken Groves. Comedian Lynyrd will tickle your ribs with his misguided adventures and stories. Donnie Abraham and The Beachy Boys’ will keep your toes tappin’ and your mouth hummin’ to your favorite tunes reimagined. Don’t miss these one-of-a kind, all new comedy variety extravaganzas! Buy your tickets early to get the best possible seats!

Comedian Lynyrd with trumpets in his ears in Amish Country
See Our Fabulously Fun Family Comedy & Variety Shows

You’ll meet nationally acclaimed ventriloquist Ken Groves, whose comedy has taken him all around the world including 14 national television appearances. You’ll laugh with comedian Lynyrd, a spotlight stealin’ country bumpkin, who’s as unpredictable as an Ohio spring. And don’t forget the famous Amish comedy trio “The Beachy’s” and Fannie Mae, whose parody songs and jokes about farm living will keep you laughing the whole way home. Your family will be plum tickled with the action, excitement and comedy of our little shindig.

Special Events

Ohio Valley Opry - Tribute to the Legends

OCTOBER 5

Back by popular demand! Hold on to your hats! The Ohio Valley Opry Show is a fun filled evening filled with good ol’ finger-pickin’, string-slappin’, washboard-scrappin’, country, bluegrass, and gospel music. The show features the Ohio Valley Opry touring band from McConnelsville, OH – consisting of some of the genre’s most talented touring musicians.

Founded by Marvin and Deana Clark, the band puts on a show featuring traditional country, bluegrass, and gospel music favorites. Part of the uniqueness and charm of this show comes from its authenticity. While the performances, music, and vocals are perfected, the on-stage interactions come off as unrehearsed and genuine. Though the band brings a top-notch, professional show, you’ll feel like they’re old friends and neighbors. Come experience excellent music and loads of fun with one of our very favorite Amish Country Theater acts.

Remembering Red - Tribute to Red Skelton

NOVEMBER 5, 2pm

As seen in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! Remembering Red – A Tribute to Red Skelton by Brian Hoffman will have you in stitches as Brian re-creates some of Red’s best-known comedy routines and characters. Re-live hilarious memories from the ’50s, ’60s, and early ’70s while you watch Brian Hoffman bring to life the narrated pantomimes and short one man skits that made Red Skelton a household name. This family-friendly, highly engaging comedy show is great for all ages. People of all ages will appreciate the classic silly humor of Gertrude and Heathcliff, the two seagulls. Come enjoy this unforgettable hilarious blast from the past that’s fun that will have you in stitches all the way down memory lane and back!

Remembering Red - Tribute to Red Skelton

NOVEMBER 5, 7pm

As seen in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! Remembering Red – A Tribute to Red Skelton by Brian Hoffman will have you in stitches as Brian re-creates some of Red’s best-known comedy routines and characters. Re-live hilarious memories from the ’50s, ’60s, and early ’70s while you watch Brian Hoffman bring to life the narrated pantomimes and short one man skits that made Red Skelton a household name. This family-friendly, highly engaging comedy show is great for all ages. People of all ages will appreciate the classic silly humor of Gertrude and Heathcliff, the two seagulls. Come enjoy this unforgettable hilarious blast from the past that’s fun that will have you in stitches all the way down memory lane and back!

Christmas in the Country

NOVEMBER 8 thru DECEMBER 17

Christmas In The Country is the perfect mixture of side-splittin’ Christmas comedy and heart warming music that appeals to all ages. Join Ventriloquist Ken Groves, comedy legend Lynyrd and the cast of The Amish Country Theater as they tell stories of Christmas in a way you’ve never experienced before. You’ll witness Lynyrd’s hilarious antics and misguided interruptions. Enjoy masterful recreations of classic Christmas music from award-winning vocalist Donnie Abraham, who has shared the stage with the Oak Ridge Boys, Pat Boone, The Lettermen, and many more. It’s the show where comedy and Christmas collide…and it’s unlike anything you have seen before! Whether you’re city-folk or country “cuzins,” you’ll love the singing and dancing, mighty feats of strength, jaw dropping stunts and side-splitting comedy. This show has something here for everybody!

Christmas Legends - Cash, Carpenters & The King

NOVEMBER 16

Christmas Legends  is a unique, retrospective stage show showcasing the golden age of popular music, Christmas-style. Enjoy the hits and holiday flair of the three major recording artists of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s: Johnny Cash, The Carpenters, and Elvis Presley.

Preserving the original authentic sound of the music combined with top-notch showmanship, this show explores the melting pot of styles that created pop music’s most innovative decades.

Christmas with the Celts

NOVEMBER 30  & DECEMBER 1

The high-stepping spirited musical selections have audiences clapping along from the first lively renditions of popular contemporary Christmas classics: ‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’, ‘Little Drummer Boy’, ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’; also ‘Count Your Blessings’, ‘White Christmas’ and John Lennon’s perennial ‘Happy Christmas’. The show presents a perfect combination of modern Christmas hits, lively Irish Carols, hilarious spontaneous humor, thrilling Irish dancing, a children’s choir and lush string arrangements giving audiences a most memorable interactive Christmas experience.

The Celts lineup stars, Ric Blair on vocal-guitar-bodhran & piano along with the lovely Laura McGhee from Dundee Scotland on vocal and fiddle complemented by an array of top-flight musicians on uilleann pipes, Irish whistles, bass, drums and of course the crowd pleasing Irish dancers.

Christmas with the Celts

DECEMBER 5

Enjoy the Best of The Amish Country Theater–CHRISTMAS STYLE as our comedy cast peforms their favorite stuff from over a decade’s worth of magical holiday shows. This show is guaranteed jam packed with acts, sketches, parody songs, music, and overall hilarity that has made The Amish Country Theater the award winning production that keeps people coming back time and time again.

Letters to Santa, The Night Before Christmas by the Underweight Champ of the World–George, Lynyrd’s Favorite things (including his favorite Christmas song), and all the best Christmas music from Donnie Abraham! We couldn’t possibly forget acclaimed ventriloquist Ken Groves as he will be inviting a few “friends” share some ‘unique’ Christmas memories.

Ohio Valley Opry Country Christmas

DECEMBER 7

Celebrate the joys of the season with an spirited presentation of “Ohio Valley Opry Country Christmas” on December 7. The Ohio Valley Opry (OVO) has been entertaining audiences at the Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville since 2000. Founded by Marvin and Deana Clark, the band puts on a show featuring traditional country, bluegrass, and gospel music favorites. The Ohio Valley Opry show has enjoyed much regional success in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio, and they have entertained thousands of guests in the last 21 years! This special Christmas presentation features new and original songs, plus long-time Christmas favorites from this seasonal showcase rings in the holiday spirit with timeless performances by some of Ohio’s finest country and bluegrass musicians.

Rhonda Vincent - A Christmas Bluegrass Celebration

DECEMBER 8

Rhonda Vincent and The Rage are brining the bluegrass LIVE to Amish Country this Christmas season. Get in on the #1 Christmas show of the year!

Crowned “the new queen of bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal, Rhonda Vincent is one of the genre’s best-selling most visible artist, whose cross-over appeal stretches well into the mainstream media. Rhonda Vincent & The Rage are the most decorated band in bluegrass, with over 100 awards to their credit. Among their honors are Song of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, and an unrivaled seven consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA).

A Kenny & Dolly Christmas

DECEMBER 14

Experience the magic of Christmas Smoky Mountains-style with an award-winning holiday show featuring Kenny and Dolly. Nationally recongnized artists Wendy T and Dave Karl bring down the house with holiday harmonies and the timeless music of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton.

Re-live Kenny & Dolly’s biggest hits along with a good ole fashioned smorgasboard of many great Christmas songs. Laugh, sing along and get involved with audience participation and maximum enjoyment. Dave & Wendy have proven time and time again that this show is chock-full of Christmas magic.

The New Year's Eve Spectacular!

DECEMBER 31, 2PM

You Create the Show! We’ve create a menu of the “crowd favorite” acts from the last decade and we let the audience choose what they want to see. Our cast has to stay alert and ready to perform the acts the audience requests! This show is guaranteed jam packed with acts, sketches, parody songs, music, and overall hilarity that has made the Amish Country Theater the award winning production that keeps people coming back time and time again.

The New Year's Eve Spectacular!

DECEMBER 31, 7PM

You Create the Show! We’ve create a menu of the “crowd favorite” acts from the last decade and we let the audience choose what they want to see. Our cast has to stay alert and ready to perform the acts the audience requests! This show is guaranteed jam packed with acts, sketches, parody songs, music, and overall hilarity that has made the Amish Country Theater the award winning production that keeps people coming back time and time again.

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