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The Best Shows in Myrtle Beach

Produced by the leader in live entertainment, Calvin Gilmore, and highly acclaimed by countless National media – these shows set the standard. If you are looking for the best live entertainment attractions in Myrtle Beach, look no further than The Carolina Opry Theater.

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The Carolina Opry Theater

The impressive variety of live music shows in Myrtle Beach can be traced back to one man, Calvin Gilmore, and his singular vision that first-rate entertainment could thrive along the Grand Strand.

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Planning a group, corporate, or school event and looking for the best LIVE entertainment in Myrtle Beach?, Then look no further than The Carolina Opry Theater! We’ve been the #1 Group Destination for over 30 years! With 4 award winning shows to choose from we’ve got something for everyone!

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The Carolina Opry Christmas Special

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The Carolina Opry Christmas Special, ?The Christmas Show of the South,? currently in its 29th season, brings you its most memorable season yet. The 2014 season brings stunning change neatly blended with time-honored traditions. New talent mingles with acclaimed rotating artists and long-standing Opry favorite artists.


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In addition to a holiday brass section,?Tangena Church, long-time Carolina Opry cast member and fan favorite, has returned to the stage of The Calvin Gilmore Theater as well. Known for her powerful voice, dynamic range and energetic stage performances, audiences have been eagerly awaiting her return. There are more cast surprises in store but we can’t reveal them yet!


?All That,? stars of NBC?s America?s Got Talent, are also back with all new dance material?and some big surprises.


All of these are joined by an award-winning cast of over 35 including Calvin Gilmore, Rita Gumm, Christie Templeton, Brad Long, Kym ?Bogie? Shurbutt, Eric Gumm, a real horse-drawn sleigh and even real snow!?The Calvin Gilmore Theater lobby decorated for The Carolina Opry Christmas Special


Deck the halls


The holiday decorations at The Calvin Gilmore Theater are an attraction in themselves?second to none. When you enter the theater, you enter the embodied spirit of Christmas. In a dramatic one-week shut-down, the transformation into a winter wonderland begins as the crew spends all night and the entire following week preparing over 35 Christmas trees, (including a 30 foot lobby tree with 25,000 lights,) 75 wreaths, over 5 miles of tree lighting wire, countless tree ornaments, and mounds of Christmas snow!


Award winning producer, director and performer Calvin Gilmore said recently, ?Right now, families and groups need light-hearted entertainment more than ever before. We are pulling out all the stops to make this the most amazing, funny, warm and wonderful show ever.? He adds, ?Wait until you hear our show-stopper. Not even going to give you a hint of what it is.?


The original and still the best!


The Carolina Opry is the only show in Myrtle Beach to be touted as ?the real thing.? Real talent, real production values, real entertainment?the ?Top attraction in Myrtle Beach? according to CNBC, and a holiday tradition for over twenty-six years, The Carolina Opry Christmas Special brings the warm, wonderful, and fun spirit of Christmas to life with music, comedy and dance. The original and still the best Christmas show in Myrtle Beach, this show is at the top of every Myrtle Beach holiday itinerary.


Shows run November 1, 2014 through January 3, 2015, with regular evening performances and selectively scheduled matinees.