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, 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.

Ryan and Friends

JUNE 8

Get ready for a great night of laughs! This show features Christian ventriloquist Ryan Bomgardner of “Ryan and Friends.” You may have seen him on the History Channel or performing on Disney Cruise Lines. His comedy has taken him to 6 continents and his largest live performance was for over 52,000 people. Ryan’s unique comedy style and his high-energy, interactive shows set him apart from his peers. You’re guaranteed to love this show!

Elvis Forever

JUNE 15

Richie Santa has performed over 600 shows as an Elvis Tribute Artist focusing on the Vegas concert years. He’s been a featured artist in “Elvis Fest” at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas. Richie’s act can be seen in theaters throughout the US with his rockin’ live band creating an exciting and captivating ELVIS show.

Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes

JUNE 22

There is only one Hank Williams…And only one artist who can bring him to life: Jason Petty. Jason is the only artist to portry Hank Williams in New York City’s hit off-Broadway musical, “Lost Highway,”  where he won an Obie award and received multiple award nominations for his performance. Only Jason has portrayed Hank in “Lost Highway at Nashville’s world famous Ryman Auditorium. Jason has also performed at The Grand Ole Opry more than a dozen times. He’s received hundreds of incredible reviews from The New York Times, Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and more. Thousands of shows played. Millions of fans thrilled. Critics and audiences agree: Jason Petty is the original and the best!

Ohio Valley Opry

JUNE 29

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’, 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.

You’ll enjoy songs from your favorite artists including Johnny Cash, George Strait, Ricky Scaggs, Alison Krause, Merle Haggard, Martina McBride, and many more! The Ohio Valley Opry will take you on a journey through the classics to the music we love and enjoy today.

Comedian Jeff Allen

JULY 11

Jeff Allen combines clean, hilarious humor like no other comedian working today. Besides performing at corporate functions and fundraisers, he regularly appears on television, radio and in comedy clubs across America. Critics agree: Jeff Allen is the world’s funniest, most inspiring comedian!

Magician Rick Smith, Jr.

JULY 13

For the past 20 years, Rick has been amazing audiences with trademark card throwing, close up magic, sleight of hand, and stage shows with unbelievable feats of mentalism. Grand Illusions include appearances, disappearances, levitations, cutting his assistants in half, and Harry Houdini’s famous metamorphosis. Rick has had guest appearances on national television including “ABC’s Shark Tank”, “America’s Got Talent”, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”,  “The Tonight Show”, and many more.

Jukebox Heroes Live!

JULY 20

Jukebox Heroes Live featuring “The Mahoney Brothers”. An all LIVE musical event with incredible show stopping impersonations performed by professional, multi-talented entertainers. This Rock and Roll Review creates an evening of unforgettable, entertainment with period staging and high tech visuals. Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Garth Brooks, Everly Brothers, Beach Boys, Blues Brothers, Ricky Nelson, Jimmy Buffet, Buddy Holly, Neil Diamond, and more.

Resurrection - A JOURNEY Tribute

JULY 27

Resurrection – A Journey Tribute, considered to be ‘The Gold Standard’ by which all Journey tributes are measured, faithfully recreates the experience of a 1980’s Journey concert. This dynamic and compelling band has featured some of Nashville’s hottest musicians, many whom who have performed, written, or recorded with the biggest names in the music industry – including Journey and Steve Perry. Every show is a brilliant reproduction of sights and sounds that captivate and transport audiences to the glorious age of arena rock.

Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute

AUGUST 1

Sail On! The Ultimate Beach Boy Tribute is a faithful recreation of what it would have been like to see The Beach Boys live, in concert, in their prime. Sail On has truly captured the essence of the original Beach Boys with stunning harmonies and the genius of Brian Wilson’s music. This 5 member line-up is unrivaled in their sound, presentation, and professionalism.  The uniband choreography, the Fender guitar line up, the famous custom striped shirts, right down to the black suede Beach Boy boots, it’s all here. Get ready to have fun, fun, fun till our Daddy takes the T-Bird away!

A Tribute to Karen Carpenter

AUGUST 3

Direct from Branson, Haley Joy Harris creates a stunning tribute to Karen Carpenter and the music of The Carpenters in what is being hailed as the definitive show celebrating the music and legacy of the famed singer. Enjoy Haley’s stunning vocals on songs like, “We’ve Only Just Begun”, “Yesterday Once More”, “Superstar”, and “Please, Mr. Postman.” Haley’s voice has been acclaimed by other performers in Branson as an exact match to that of Karen Carpenter. Not only does Haley’s voice sound like that of the late star, she also delivers the songs with the same emotional feeling which was a distinct characteristic of Karen Carpenter.

My Gal Patsy - A Tribute to Patsy Cline

AUGUST 19

Travel back in time to witness exactly what an evening at a Patsy Cline concert would have been like. Enjoy early Patsy hits like Walkin After Midnight, Lovesick Blues, and There He Goes all the way through her final recordings of Crazy, Leaving On Your Mind, and of course, Sweet Dreams.

All performed LIVE by the incomparable Josie Waverly and backed by the renowned Josie Waverly band.

Get in on the fun. Get in on the nostalgia. Get in on ‘My Gal Patsy.’ It’s guaranteed to be a night you’ll never forget!

Jimmy & The Parrots

AUGUST 24

Back by popular demand! Jimmy and the Parrots thrilled a sold-out crowd in March with their high-energy, audience participation, and spontaneous musical wizardry. You asked to have them back, we oblige!

Grab your beach chair, your suntan oil, and your favorite drink, and get ready for a trip to the islands with the ultimate tribute to Jimmy Buffett. For more than a dozen years, Jimmy and the Parrots have been playing to delighted crowds all over the USA and the Caribbean.

The band was named “Entertainer of the Year” at the Trop Rock Music Awards held in Key West, FL. They’ve performed on Carnival Cruise Lines as well as in port at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Grand Turk, Turks, and Caicos. They’ve also traveled to the Four Seasons in Nevis, West Indies to perform for sold-out crowds. We welcome them back for a second time this year!

The Amish Country Theater's Greatest Hits

SEPTEMBER 14

Enjoy the Best of The Amish Country Theater as our comedy cast peforms their favorite stuff from over a decade’s worth of 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.

Take Me Home - The John Denver Experience

SEPTEMBER 28

The music of the late John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time. Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the stage. Jim Curry, whose voice was heard in the CBS-TV movie Take Me Home: The John Denver Story, has performed John Denver’s music in sold out shows throughout the country and has emerged as today’s top performer of Denver’s vast legacy of multi-platinum hits.

Legends Night! - A Tribute to Johnny Cash and Elvis

OCTOBER 3

Elvis was one of the greatest entertainers in American history. The Amish Country Theater’s own, Donnie Abraham, staying true to the King’s style, will pay a special tribute to the music of The King of Rock and Roll and much more! Johnny Cash, the Man in Black, was a singer, guitarist and songwriter whose innovative music mixed country, rock, blues and gospel influences. Enjoy a masterful tribute from John Schmid, who’s deep country voice and rich storytelling transforms the show to feel like you’re listening to the Man In Black himself. You’ll also enjoy John’s one-of-a-kind music flavor and fun guaranteed to make this special engagement one-of-a-kind.

Ohio Valley Opry - Tribute to the Legends

OCTOBER 5

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’, 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.

You’ll enjoy songs from your favorite artists including Johnny Cash, George Strait, Ricky Scaggs, Alison Krause, Merle Haggard, Martina McBride, and many more! The Ohio Valley Opry will take you on a journey through the classics to the music we love and enjoy today.

Remembering Red - Tribute to Red Skelton

NOVEMBER 5

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.

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 Marty Edwards 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. Marty & Wendy have proven time and time again that this show is chock-full of Christmas magic.

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