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“The Carolina Opry” show

Musical entertainment in Myrtle Beach

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posted February 10, 2020

Gilmore Entertainment has been a leader of musical variety shows in the Southeast since 1986, when the Carolina Opry Theater was founded in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. As the first in the area, this musical theater has outlasted others and is offering five different shows and 16 special events and concerts in 2020.

This year, award-winning director and producer Calvin Gilmore is bringing changes and new cast members to his live variety shows, “The Carolina Opry,” “Time Warp,” and “Pure Magic.” Gilmore and his shows have been featured by USA Today, “NBC Nightly News,” Southern Living Magazine, Variety, and several others.

“We are the only Myrtle Beach theater to receive the coveted South Carolina Governor’s Cup, as well as being voted South Carolina’s Most Outstanding Attraction,” says Jordan Watkins of Carolina Opry Theater.

“There’s even talk of a brand-new show debuting in 2020, but the details are still a secret!”

In addition to the original musical productions, the theater is offering a full schedule of celebrity concerts in 2020, including Travis Tritt, Confederate Railroad, The Marshall Tucker Band, Gladys Knight, and Paul Reiser—as well as the Russian National Ballet’s “Swan Lake.”

Groups can also attend one of the many tribute concerts planned for 2020, such as “Stayin’ Alive” (Bee Gees), “Purple Experience” (Prince), “Symphonic Sinatra,” “Hotel California” (Eagles), “Zoso” (Led Zeppelin), “Invincible” (Michael Jackson), “Resurrection” (Journey), “Killer Queen,” and the music of ABBA.

For more information, contact Watkins or visit

Top photo: “The Carolina Opry”
Photo by Jordan Watkins


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