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The Promise in Glen Rose

5000 Texas Dr, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4338
+1 800-687-2661
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I have known The Promise production for many years and it is an exceptional show. If you’re... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
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This was the highlight of our visit to Glen Rose. It's such an amazing performance for such a... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Natalie B
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The Promise begins on the banks of the Paluxy River in historic Glen Rose, Texas. In the opening scene, a grandfather and his grandchildren, Billy and Lisa, explore the woods and riverbed in search of the dinosaur tracks that have made Somervell County a popular destination for visitors. As the sun sets, they stumble across an old campsite that reminds Grandpa of a story his own grandfather used to tell him in the same spot--the one about the Promise sent by God.As Grandpa begins to sing about the Promised One, the three find themselves among the Old Testament prophets who foretold the coming of Jesus. Immediately, Grandpa, Billy, and Lisa are swept up in the events of Jesus' birth, baptism, temptation, and ministry.Based on Scripture and incorporating the music of award-winning contemporary Christian artists, The Promise brings a modern touch to the most amazing story ever told. Audiences experience a smiling, approachable Jesus who reaches out to people and changes lives. With its sweeping musical score, live animals, and a cast and crew of more than 150 dedicated Christian artists, The Promise is truly the experience of a lifetime.The Promise is performed annually at Texas Amphitheatre--the largest permanent outdoor theatre in the state. With its Greco-Roman design and 3,200 seating capacity, this state-of-the-art facility is unexpectedly intimate, making it the perfect place to experience The Promise.Many features of the Texas Amphitheatre help communicate the story in a modern way--a water-filled moat, rain curtain, lighting truss with 600+ instruments, digital sound system, and more. Audiences truly have an extraordinary experience at The Promise in Glen Rose, Texas.The story of Jesus is timeless. But the season is not. The Promise will be performed Friday and Saturday evenings annually during the months of April & May, and September & October.
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5000 Texas Dr, Glen Rose, TX 76043-4338
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I have known The Promise production for many years and it is an exceptional show. If you’re anywhere within the area dont miss it. It is the life story of Jesus are used mostly Gospel of Matthew. The sets, costumes, and special-effects are amazing. There...More

Thank Yodatravel
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was the highlight of our visit to Glen Rose. It's such an amazing performance for such a small town. My whole family enjoyed it. My boys are 8 & 10 and they loved it!

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We stumbled upon this outdoor show at a custom built amphitheatre via Trip Advisor. This is a well run big production with 150 cast members, live animals, river at the front of stage, comfortable chairs, pyrotechnics, and rain machine. The musical takes you through the...More

Thank TexiCan_Edge
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I heard about The Promise on Facebook and since my husband had to be in Texas on business, we decided to get tickets. I am so glad that we did. It really is a top notch production. It was youth night, so they had special...More

Thank MommaRose2016
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Was so beautiful and amazing. I won tickets from Facebook. I wanted my husband and grandson that has not Been in the word very long. This was the perfect place for them to learn. We enjoy the show outside and was lovely. They use real...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is one of the best outdoor productions I’ve seen in a very long time. The talent on stage and the story told is amazing. From costumes to stage sets one can tell the work and dedication involved in telling the Greatest Story Ever Told....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a fantastic production depicting the life of Christ from birth to resurrection and ascension. The cast is so very talented; the music and acting are phenomenal. It was gorgeous weather for the outdoor theatre. So blessed that we found out about this production...More

Thank pmpekar56
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is the second time we have attended The Promise. Outstanding performance by the cast, a wonderful outdoor theater, music was beautifully done, costumes are authentic looking, etc. This is worth a drive to see and behold. The only negative is that if you arrive...More

Thank Smokeytn
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A beautiful story, told in a live production..............great singing, talented actors, beautiful costumes. TOP NOTCH, right here, nestled out in a beautiful and private setting..........Truly spiritual and very touching. You'll sooo enjoy it!

Thank DeltaDiners
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome performance!! Loved every minute of it!! A must see!! HE comes alive in the performance! Perfect setting

Thank Charlotte H
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24 October 2017|
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Response from Charlotte H | Reviewed this property |
they don’t check bags however they ask you not to bring in outside drinks.
Tiffany B
26 February 2017|
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Response from Shelia R | Reviewed this property |
2017 season is 9-1 to 11-4 on Friday & Saturday evenings. Tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred to another date if made more than 72 hours in advance.
Carmen A
30 October 2016|
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Response from Shelia R | Reviewed this property |
Started at 8 PM & out at 10:40 PM with 15 minute intermission in the middle. There is a pre-show singer that starts 7:15 or 7:30.