Barleens Arizona Opry Dinner Show has announced 13 different shows for its 2016-2017 season and will kick off ticket sales for the new season April 1. You will not find a better value for dinner and a show anywhere in the Valley, so get your tickets early!
Among the new season offerings are two different variety shows--Arizona Opry Spectacular and Variety at Its Best; two country music shows--Jukebox Country Classics and Country Jubilee--and two rock 'n' roll shows--That Old Time Rock 'n' Roll and Rockin' & Rollin' Through the Years. In addition, Barleens cast members and fan favorites, Michael J and Paul McDermand, will be spotlighted in two special shows--Elvis Remembered and Paul McDermand & the Arizona Opry Band.
All of the new entertainers, including Jeff Olson, Johnny Sanchez, Kurt Johnson, Marvelous Marvin Short, and Paul McDermand, who were added to the 2015-2016 band will be back for the new season. Perennial cast favorites Ryan Martin, Michael J, Bobby Van Rooy, Billy Abado, Chuck Varilek and Howard Schneider will also join Barleen family members who include twins, Brenda and Barbara, and younger brother, Jeff. The entertainers at Barleens are consummate professionals who hail from major entertainment hubs all over the United States. With each performance, their talent, showmanship and musical flair shine through with brilliance. Download the full 2016-2017 Barleens Arizona Opry calendar here.
Before the show, guests will dine on the Arizona Opry's famous chocolate cake (served before dinner in Barleens tradition) and a double entree of succulent slow-cooked roast beef, creamy Yukon Gold mashed potatoes with classic pan gravy, plus a tender grilled chicken breast on a bed of savory wild and long grain rice, steamed vegetable medley and whole wheat roll. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are also available.
Current shows which include variety, rock 'n' roll, and country as well as limited engagements of the Beatles tribute band, the Liverpool Legends; A Tribute to Don Knotts with daughter, Karen Knotts; and Island Time with Paul McDermand; will continue through April. For a complete listing of the current season and the 2016-2017 shows and times, visit www.azopry.com/shows/. For reservations, call 480-982-7991. For groups of 22 or more, call 480-993-8868.
About Barleens Arizona Opry Dinner Show
Family-owned and operated, Barleens Arizona Opry is a family-friendly, smoke-free, live entertainment venue in Apache Junction. Tickets are $39 for adults and $30 for children and include a down-home meal as well as the fast-paced musical, comedic and variety acts of a talented cast of seasoned musicians. Shows range from American Songbook standards to classic country western to vintage rock 'n'-roll and more. The theatre's season runs from November to April and offers 13 different shows. There are also a limited number of show-only tickets without a meal available for each performance as well as special pricing available for groups of 22 or more. For reservations, call 480-982-7991.