Sight & Sound Theatres

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Sight & Sound Theatres is a Christian theater company based in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, operating the Millennium Theatre in Ronks, Pennsylvania and a similar facility in Branson, Missouri.

Glenn and Shirley Eshelman started Sight & Sound in the summer of 1976, with a 10-week multimedia show The Wonder of It All in an auditorium rented from Lancaster Bible College. Based on that success, they built the original Sight & Sound Auditorium (now Living Waters Theatre) on Rt 896 in Ronks, Pennsylvania. In July 1976, the Sight & Sound Auditorium opened for the performance of A Land of Our Own. Live actors and actresses were eventually added to the productions, and Behold the Lamb debuted as the first full-length live stage production at the original Sight & Sound Auditorium in 1987. A larger facility, the Sight & Sound Entertainment Centre opened in March 1991.

However, after the success of their productions Noah and the premiere run of The Miracle of Christmas, the Entertainment Centre burned in January 1997, destroying the facility and most of the costumes and sets that were stored in their costume and set shops. The Living Waters Theatre was renovated to accommodate live stage productions until another large theater, christened The Millennium Theater, was opened on September 1, 1998. The new theatre featured more than 2,000 seats, a 300-foot (91 m) wraparound stage, and improved audio and visual effects.

Sight & Sound Theatres has opened a facility similar to the Millennium Theatre in Branson, Missouri. The new theater opened in 2008.

Inaugural Show[edit]

  • The Wonder of It All: 1976

Shows at Living Waters Theatre (Originally Sight & Sound Auditorium)[edit]

  • A Land of Our Own: 1976
  • Behold the Lamb: 1987–2006
  • Splendor of Easter:
  • Holiday Time: 1997-?
  • The Glory of Spring: 1997-?
  • Celebrate America: 1997-?
  • Abraham and Sarah: A Journey of Love: 2000–2004, 2008–2009
  • Psalms of David: 2005–2007, 2010
  • Voices of Christmas: 2007–2010

Shows at Sight & Sound Entertainment Centre[edit]

  • The Eternal Flame: 1991–1992
  • The Joys of Christmas: 1992–1995
  • Noah: 1995–1996
  • Miracle of Christmas: 1996

Shows at Millennium Theatre[edit]

  • Noah - The Musical: 1998–2001, 2004
  • The Miracle of Christmas: 1998–2011, 2013
  • Daniel and the Lions' Den: 2002–2003, 2008
  • Ruth: 2005–2006
  • In the Beginning: 2007–2009
  • Behold The Lamb: 2009
  • Joseph: 2010–2011
  • Jonah: 2012
  • Noah: 2013
  • Moses: 2014–2015

Shows in Branson, Missouri[edit]

  • Noah - The Musical: 2008–2011
  • Miracle of Christmas: 2009–2011, 2013
  • Joseph: 2012–2013
  • Jonah: 2014-

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