Experience These Live-Show Theaters in Myrtle Beach

Entertainment in Myrtle Beach has always been on a high level.


Things keep getting better on the Grand Strand. This area hosts some of the most incredible on-stage talent around. The result: highly acclaimed, long-running shows you won’t want to miss.


Here are a few favorites we recommend you check out.

What’s the Allure of Live Shows?

Sure, you could stay in your resort and watch TV. But you’d miss out on the connection and emotion you’ll find in live theater. (Plus, no commercials!) You’re experiencing entertainment that replicates reality. It allows a bond between performer and audience you have to experience to understand.

Can’t-Miss Live-Show Venues in Myrtle Beach

Alabama Theatre

Venture to Barefoot Landing for shows created for vacationing families. It’s entertainment with a country-western feel. The Christmas show is immensely popular, for your late-2022 plans. Tributes in January include:

  • Patsy Cline
  • Peter, Paul, and Mary
  • Larry Gatlin

WE RECOMMEND: ONE The Show. This show draws crowds six days a week, February through October. It’s a journey of hit music that crosses genres that you’ll find it impossible not to sing to.

Alabama Theatre

GTS Theatre

Try this cozy theater where audience participation is common. It’s perfect for a girls’ weekend, date night, or family outing. Catch tributes to Elvis Pressley and Elton John in February. Also, don’t miss comedian Michael Bairefoot.


WE RECOMMEND: Motor City Musical. It’s a celebration of 60 years of Motown. Enjoy tunes from Diana Ross, the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, and more in this electric show.

Carolina Opry

This theater features Broadway-caliber music, dancing, and music, all at a great value. There’s so much talent on the Grand Strand, and much of it is here for you to enjoy at Carolina Opry. Dwight Yoakam, Travis Tritt, and an REO Speedwagon tribute band perform in January.


WE RECOMMEND: Time Warp. This show highlights the music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, with incredible sets and effects. It’s high-energy and will transport you back to the golden eras of music.

Carolina Opry

House of Blues

Come take in live blues and rock, while enjoying Southern cuisine. The staff is awesome, and there isn’t a bad seat in the house. The 2022 season will start with country music artist Chris Lane. Make plans in March to see a Sublime tribute band, and more.


WE RECOMMEND: Dylan Scott, Living My Best Life. Hear this rising star with the deep Louisiana drawl captivate audiences. He’s on a path to follow his father, Scotty Robinson, to Nashville fame.

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