These 10 dinner theater venues across the USA bring the entertainment right to your table for a fun and family-friendly night out on the town.
Silver Star Playhouse in Mesa, AZ
Silver Star Playhouse — Photo courtesy of Silver Star Theatres
Be prepared to tap your feet and laugh 'til your sides hurt at the Silver Star Playhouse, a family-friendly musical comedy theater with a rotating lineup of comedies and parodies involving plenty of audience interaction.
California Magic Dinner Theater in San Francisco, CA
In downtown Martinez, near San Francisco, the professional magicians at the California Magic Dinner Theater perform magic routines right at your table before a parlor-style main show on stage. Just don't get so enchanted that you forget to eat!
Arabian Nights in Kissimmee, FL
Arabian Nights in Kissimmee — Photo courtesy of Smart Destinations
Horse lovers shouldn't miss Arabian Nights in Kissimmee, a dinner theater production featuring 50 horses and 20 performers. A short pre-show introduces guests to the different horse breeds as well as the techniques used to train them. Kissimmee, of course, is part of greater Orlando.
Pirates Voyage in Myrtle Beach, SC
In Myrtle Beach, take to the high seas for Pirates Voyage, an interactive sensory experience featuring thrilling acrobatics, marine animals, a musical score by Dolly Parton and a five course feast worthy of the captain of the ship.
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede — Photo courtesy of Stevan Sheets
It doesn't get much more All-American than dinner at Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampete in Pigeon Forge. After you've built up an appetite at nearby Dollyworld, take your seat for a four-course meal, live bluegrass and country music and a night of horseback stunts and pyrotechnics.
Flying J Ranch in Ruidoso, NM
Located in Ruidoso, New Mexico, Flying J Ranch serves up an authentic (mostly) chuck wagon meal followed by the Flying J Wranglers banjo-plunking Western Music show. Keep your eyes peeled for the Flying J Gunfighters as you eat...you never know when an old-fashioned gunfight might erupt.
Teatro ZinZanni in Seattle, WA
Teatro ZinZanni — Photo courtesy of Keith Brofsky - Teatro ZinZanni
Part circus and part dinner theater, Seattle's Teatro ZinZanni keeps you entertained with a little bit of everything, including comedy, cabaret, improv, music, cirque and vaudeville. If you're traveling with kids, check out the family-friendly matinees.
Ozark Murder Mysteries in Branson, MO
Branson is known for its world class entertainment, but if you're hungry, snag a table at the Ozark Murder Mysteries for an interactive evening of intrigue, deceit, mayhem and family fun. Will you be first to break the case?
Broadway Palm in Fort Myers, FL
Broadway Palm — Photo courtesy of Broadway Palm
Every few months, the Broadway Palm Theater in Fort Myers puts on a different musical production, including Broadway hits like Cats, The Music Man and Les Miserables. Each show features a live orchestra and a buffet dinner, so come hungry.
Tommy's Gun Garage in Chicago, IL
Tommy's Gun Garage, Chicago's longest running interactive dinner theater, takes you back to a 1920s-era speakeasy for some old fashioned musical comedy, starring gangsters, flappers and da boss. The show and the menu are both appropriate for the whole family.