It’s finally that time of year again! Time for Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama to open for their season. This year the performance will run from June 10th through September 3rd. If you have never been before this is a must see performance, and if you have seen the show before it never gets old!
During this performance you will witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in Ohio during the 1700’s. Tecumseh has been labeled as one of the most mesmerizing dramas in the nation. The show is performed on the huge, outdoors stages of the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre. This amphitheatre is so unique. You will sit beneath the stars while listening to the galloping horses, live military cannons, and the most dazzling battle sequences offered on the American stage.
Before the show enjoy dinner in the covered terrace that overlooks the beautiful forest and mountains. The staff makes sure you will not leave hungry with their delicious menu. Menu Includes: hot and crispy broaster friend chicken, succulent ham, creamy mashed potatoes and gravy, piping hot green beans and corn, a soft and warm dinner roll, fresh and crispy salad bar, and your choice of two amazing desserts of hot apple crisp, or sweet chocolate pudding, and finally a cold and refreshing ice tea, soda, or fresh coffee. You can enjoy their buffet from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm Monday through Saturday during the production season. Reservations are not required, but are recommended. This meal cost just $14.95 for adults and $7.95 per children 10 and younger. They accept cash, MasterCard and Visa cards at the buffet.
If you aren’t in the mood for a full dinner but would love to have a snack for the show, stop by the Tecumseh! Snack Shack. They serve pizza, popcorn, pretzels, ice-cream, candy, soft drinks and much more! You can purchase snacks beginning at 4:00 p.m. through intermission.
After the show stop by the Mountain Gallery Gift Shop to pick up a souvenir to remember your experience with. You can find the gift shop in the main pavilion of the theatre complex right across the box office. There you will find many unique gifts. Selections include jewelry, clothing, pottery, and boxes! They also have many fun gifts for children like drums, and much more. The gift shop is open during the season from 5:00 p.m. – 7:55 p.m. during intermission and after the performance.
This year the Scioto Society is also pleased to announce that for the second year they will offer two sign language performances! On Friday, July 1st and Friday, August 5th and ASL interpreter team will be on hand to sign the entire performance. Tickets are being held in a special section of the theatre and patrons who wish to reserve in this section are asked to contact the box office directly at 1-866-775-0700.
Tickets for all shows can be purchased on the Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama Website or by calling the box office at 1-866-775-0700. Tickets are only $24.50 per adult and $14.95 per child (10 and younger). You can also purchase VIP tickets which are $25.00 per adult and $27.40 per child (10 and younger). With the VIP package you get it all at a big discount! The VIP package includes: show ticket, backstage tour, dinner at the terrace buffet, souvenir program, rain insurance and a collectible VIP lanyard. This show is not recommended for children age 6 and younger, due to some violent content and loud battle scenes.