Tecumseh Outdoor Drama

Welcome to the Tecumseh Outdoor Drama in Chillicothe, Ohio.

  • When: June – September (Monday through Saturday).
  • Showtime:  8:00pm.
    Location: (Map It) Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre at 5968 Marietta Road in Chillicothe, Ohio
    Phone: 1-866-775-0700
  • Web: click here

The Tecumseh Outdoor Drama in Chillicothe:  Witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to unite the various tribes in an effort to drive the encroaching whites from their sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700s.

The huge, outdoor stages of the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre afford the audience a unique viewing experience.  You will sit beneath the stars in the beautiful Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre as sheer spectacle surrounds you with a herd of galloping horses, live military cannon in action, and the most dazzling battle sequences offered on the American stage.

This professionally produced outdoor drama is written by seven-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and Emmy recipient, Allan W. Eckert.  The script has been acclaimed as the best of its kind in the outdoor drama industry and continues to fascinate thousands each summer.

Millions of visitors have witnessed this great outdoor drama, making it the most popular of its kind in the State of Ohio and the entire Mid-Western United States.

Enjoy an exciting “Behind-the-Scenes” Tour with cast members as your tour guides.  The stuntmen of TECUMSEH! give a dazzling display of stage combat and flintlock firing, then pitch headfirst from a twenty-one-foot cliff, get up, and explain how they did it.  The tours last approximately one hour and along with detailed historical information also include demonstrations of weaponry, stunts, and make-up as well as explanations regarding communication systems and stage design.  Tours are offered at 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.

The Tecumseh Terrace Buffet features a Buffet Dinner of wholesome American food.  Served from 4:30 PM until 7:30 PM, the menu includes Broaster Fired Chicken, baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, salad bar, bakery rolls, and dessert includes baked apple streusel and chocolate pudding, coffee, and soft drinks.  Cash, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted at the buffet.  Snacks, including pizza, popcorn, sweets, and soft drinks are available at the concession stand from 4:00 PM through intermission.

Stroll through our mini-museum and enjoy the displays of prehistoric Indian artifacts from the Scioto Valley.  In cooperation with the Ohio Historical Society, this exhibit is offered Free of charge, Monday – Saturday, from 5:00 PM to 7:45 PM.

Visit our Mountain Gallery Gift Shop where you can find many unique and popular gifts.  Selections include jewelry, pottery, T-shirts, and books to serve as souvenirs of your evening at TECUMSEH!

During Meet and Greet, immediately following the performance, cast members will assemble in the pavilion area for autographs and photographs.  This is the perfect opportunity for you to talk to the actors one-on-one!

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