Upcoming 2022 Season
November 25 - December 23
Evenings 7:30 pm / Matinees 1:00 pm
What better way to kick off your celebration of the holoiday season than with the joyous, all-singing, all-dancing "We Need A Lot Of Christmas"? It's a great new Music City tradition !
The Fabulous Show
Evenings 7:30 pm Matinees 1:00 pm
Fiddle Dee Farms is proud to present season two of Nashville's Award Winning "We Need A Lot of Christmas Dinner Show." This must-see holiday event is created by the producers of some of your favorite shows in Pigeon Forge and stars many performers you have seen locally at Chaffin's Barn and other prestigious theatres.
This is a high energy, entertaining evening of familiar Christmas tunes, creative and hilarious skits, and magical illusions by award winning magician Bruce Amato. This show is sure to be the highlight of your holiday season and many families are already making it an annual Christmas tradition.
The concept and script of this show is humorously created to put a smile on your face, a song in your heart and an escape from all we've come through over the several years.
Yes, We Need a LOT of Christmas. Plus you will enjoy a delicious, prepared meal just for you in the midst of the exquisite holiday decorations as only Fiddle Dee Farms can provide.
This is an event like no other in Nashville. Seats are limited so make your plans soon with family and friends. Don't delay. RESERVE YOUR SEATS TODAY!
We do not skimp when it comes to food. A great meal is the centerpiece of any holiday gathering.
We have selected one of our favorite catering teams, The Bakery Box, to create an unforgettable, gourmet buffet dinner that you will want to write home about.
Feast on your choice of Spinach Stuffed Chicken or Smoked Pork Loin with Apple Chutney for your entree.
(We have had them both and they are amazing)
Add au gratin potatoes, green beans with slivered almonds, a salad and fresh rolls and now you've got the makings of a fantastic food experience.
And of course, we'll top it off with a tempting selection of desserts as only the Bakery Box can do.
Afternoon Matinee's are equally tasty with a selection of gourmet boxed lunches.
The Incredible Cast
Barry and Dari Anne Amato
Barry and Dari Anne Amato have been married for twenty four years and reside in Nashville with their Sheepadoodle, Dorothy. The two met as singers & dancers at the former Opryland USA theme park. Following their years as producers and segment hosts for an internationally syndicated dance television show out of Nashville, the pair traveled globally as performers and dance instructors/choreographers.
Live shows that have been produced by Barry and Dari Anne include those at Dollywood Theme Park, and currently the Country Tonite Theater, both located in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Together, the two own and operate their own entertainment production company, Paws-itive Productions. Their careers have spanned nearly thirty years of producing television, both on and off camera, and live entertainment along with being professional emcees and choreographers for corporate events and theme parks. They both feel incredibly blessed to be producing "We Need A Lot of Christmas” but mostly that they have the privilege of sharing the stage with this beautiful and talented cast!
Curtis came to Nashville from Massechusetts. He has been seen in productions with Nashville Repertory Theatre, Street Theater, Studio Tenn and Chaffin’s Barn Theatre. Some notable performances include Nashville Rep’s “A Christmas Story”, Studio Tenn’s “Beauty and the Beast”, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, Chaffin’s Barn Theatre “Singin’ In The Rain”, “Annie” and “Sister Act”. Working for Chaffin’s Barn Theatre also included direction and choreography.
Jenny is a graduate of Belmont University with a Bachelor of Music. She has been seen in various theatre’s in Middle Tennessee including The Gaslight Dinner Theatre, Circle Players, The Keeton Theatre, Bell Witch Fall Festival, The Nashville Opera and Chaffin’s Barn Theatre. As a featured vocalist she has performed alongside such legends as Dolly Parton and Lee Greenwood. "Words cannot express what it means to have this opportunity to perform alongside this talented cast to help bring some joy, laughter and song into our world again through the magical realm of theatre !"
Corey is a South Georgia native who moved to the big city of Sevierville, TN in 2016 after many years as a worship leader at his hometown church. In 2017 he was hired by Dollywood Theme Park to perform in the award winning show, "Dreamland Drive-In". Tours with the Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons Tribute show took him to Las Vegas, Canada and New Zealand and he was also included as a featured vocalist for the 2019 Miss Tennessee Scholarship Program. Corey says he is excited to be a part of this wonderful cast and looks forward to meeting you and celebrating the holiday season in this one of a kind Christmas show.
Alex is so excited to be in this year's "We Need A Lot of Christmas!" Alex has been involved with many theatres around the country including Chaffin's Barn, Arizona Broadway Theatre, Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville Rep, Heartwood Regional, and the Blue Gate Musicals. Some of his favorite credits include The Scarecrow in the Land of Oz Theme Park, The SpongeBob Musical, Wendy's Adventure to Neverland, The Wedding Singer, and Avenue Q. Fiddle Dee Farms is thrilled to have this multi-talented guy join our amazing cast and we know you will enjoy meeting Alex and experiencing his contribution to our show.
Renee is originally from the small town of Winters, CA and a close knit family of entertainers. She graduated from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy of the Performing Arts in New York City and has performed for audiences around the world, including national tours and cruise ships. She also portrayed the iconic role of Anita in the off-Broadway version of West Side Story. Renee moved to Nashville in 2000 to write and record music. It was during this time that she was signed as a recording artist to RCA Nashville on the BNA label. She has spent nearly 30 years as a professioinal singer, dancer, actor and voice-over artist. Renee, and her husband of 20 years, live in Franklin, TN with their 3 beautiful children. Fiddle Dee Farms is blessed to have this incredible lady and talent as part of our show and we know you are going to love the versatile talents of Renee Lopez.
Annie is an East Tennessee based singer/dancer/actor originating from the town of Lebanon, Ohio and is so happy to be performing for everyone with the cast of "We Need A Lot of Christmas." Recently, Annie has worked on "The Aretha Legacy" and "Camelot" at Studio Tenn in Franklin, TN. During her time at Dollywood Theme Park, Annie was named Best Performer at a Theme Park by the global association of theme parks (IAAPA) in 2019. Fiddle Dee Farms is delighted to have Annie as a part of our 2022 season and we know you are going to love meeting her and will truly enjoy her outstanding talents.
(Magician in residence at Fiddle Dee Farms)
For over 40 years, Magician and Illusionist Bruce Amato has captivated audiences throughout the US and Europe with his magic, comedy and illusions. He performs over 300 shows annually both live and on television. Besides performing, he has authored over a dozen books on magic and lectures across the country to magicians at magic conventions and clubs. Amongst his many other achievements, he has performed with numerous celebrities and has worked along side famed magician / illusionist, David Copperfield.