BRANSON, Mo., December 13, 2012 — In what may have been one more unusual press conferences in Branson’s ” show history,” it was announced that the Lennon Sisters and Osmonds will star together in the “2013 Andy Williams’ Christmas Show…… The Legacy Continues” at the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre from November 1 through December 7 of 2013. During the press conference, held at the theatre on December 12, the Lennon Sisters, Mimi, Janet, and Kathy, who were present at the conference, interacted with the Osmonds, Jimmy, Merrill and Jay via “Skype.”
In their exchange with the Osmonds the Lennons Sisters expressed their excitement and said, “It’s going to be so much fun.” Jimmy Osmond agreed saying that it was going to be a lot of fun and that working together is something they have wanted to do for years. Both the Lennons and Osmonds expressed what an honor it was to be “able to continue Andy’s legacy” by participating in the show.
Other information received indicates that the full production show will continue the traditional Andy Williams format. In addition to its stars, the Lennon Sisters and Osmonds, there will be “spectacular sets with dancers, a full orchestra, lots of variety acts and the lovely music and sounds of Christmas all presented in the beautifully decorated Andy Williams Moon River Theatre.”
Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center said, “It means so much to the celebration of Ozark Mountain Christmas, Branson and its visitors that the tradition and heritage of ‘Mr. Christmas’ is carried on and what better way to do it than with two of the family acts that Andy mentored, the Lennon Sisters and Osmonds.”