Shows & Entertainment

Myrtle Beach theaters are the perfect complement to a wonderful beach vacation! Since 1986, when Calvin Gilmore and The Carolina Opry pioneered the Myrtle Beach area's theater boom, the area has emerged as a hotspot for live family entertainment - offering the best in shows, music, dance, comedy, dinner theater, celebrity concerts, and movies. Allow The Myrtle Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau to be your guide to the many available outlets of entertainment on The Grand Strand. Experience the full spectrum of Myrtle Beach shows and local venues, including live theater, dinner shows, variety shows, concert halls and movie theaters.

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Spend Your Evening At A Myrtle Beach Theater

At The Grand Strand, you can see Calvin Gilmore's music and comedy variety show, The Carolina Opry, which has won every top South Carolina tourism award - or enjoy his newest Myrtle Beach theater show, "Time Warp," featuring the music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Listen to amazing tribute artists, portraying your favorite celebrity entertainers of the past and present at Legends in Concert. Hear America's favorite music at Alabama Theatre's "One - The Show" or any of the celebrity concerts performed at this popular Myrtle Beach, South Carolina theater. Enjoy a blast from the past with the Original Motown Tribute Show in Myrtle Beach at GTS Theatre. Or take-in shows at the House of Blues, which features blues, jazz, gospel, concerts, and guest rock artists. You can even enjoy a pirate feast while watching a buccaneer battle at the new Pirates Voyage - Dinner & Show, or feast at the castle and watch dueling knights at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament.  All of these attractions, and more, await you in South Carolina's premier entertainment destination: Myrtle Beach.

  • Alabama Theatre. Voted # 1 year after year with hot concert acts and huge variety show ONE. ONE the show features America's favorite music Country, Broadway, Pop, Gospel, hilariously original Comedy, and everything in between.
  • GTS Theatre. Motor City Musical – Original Motown Tribute Show in Myrtle Beach. See Elvis Live, Elvis Gospel, or Elvis Christmas three different shows dedicated to the King. Watch as someone floats at every Magic and Comedy show. Experience laughter with our Comedy Night featuring Comedy Improve and touring comedians. Our cabaret theatre is small in size with a 1920’s Gatsby theme and we have exceptional talent with audience and cast interactions at every show.
  • Carolina Improv Company. While improvisational comedy is an admired art, what most people don’t understand is that it’s not a natural gift - it’s a skill that is learned. The Carolina Improv Company trains and also entertains with nightly shows including "Whose Beach Is It Anyway?" and "Whose High School Life Is It Anyway?" You won't want to miss this improv comedy club at Uptown Theater in Myrtle Beach.
  • Carolina Opry. The original show on the Grand Strand, The Carolina Opry is the only show voted #1 for nearly 35 years straight, and highly acclaimed by The New York Times, USA Today, and CNN. This award-winning variety show blends two hours of high-energy music, comedy, and dance in a 2,200-seat theater with state-of-the-art lighting and sound!
  • Time Warp. The best music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, blended with rich multimedia screens, special effects, and elaborate costuming, all performed live by the award-winning cast of The Carolina Opry.
  • The House of Blues. The House of Blues attracts standouts in the world of blues, jazz, gospel, and rock. Norah Jones, Edwin McCain, Counting Crows, Keith Urban, Hootie & The Blowfish, and Chris Isaac are just a few of the headliners who have appeared here. Other big draws include the Sunday Gospel Brunch, Teen Dance Night, and Murder Mystery Dinner Theater.
  • Legends in Concert. The World's Greatest Live Tribute Show direct from Las Vegas. Legends In Concert features 5-6 tributes in each show that look like and sound like the stars they re-create from Elvis, Dolly Parton, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, The Temptations, and many more! This is the ultimate live concert experience appearing nightly from February through December at Broadway at The Beach.
  • Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Guests are served a four-course banquet and cheer for one of six Knights competing in the joust and other tests of skill. Expect almost two hours of jousting, swordsmanship, thrilling hand-to-hand combat, displays of extraordinary horsemanship, and falconry as part of an exciting yet touching story set in Medieval Spain.
  • Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show. Beware, Matey. Pirates Voyage is the most fun place to eat in Myrtle Beach!  Experience the swashbuckling excitement as Crimson and Sapphire pirates battle each other on deck, in the water and sky above on their full-size pirate ships in a 15-foot deep lagoon. Plus live animals, spectacular acrobatics, all while you enjoy a fabulous 4-course pirate feast.

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