See a sea lion perform tricks, hear “Nat King Cole” croon classic songs, join in a sing-along and enjoy many more professional singers, dancers and comedians performing at Myrtle Beach area shows designed to enhance your Christmas holiday season.
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Alabama Theatre The South’s Grandest Christmas Show – Bring the whole family to enjoy the G-rated comedy of Ricky Mokel, who will put a hilarious perspective on the holiday season. This two-hour singing, dancing and comedy extravaganza includes a classic Christmas song sing-along and lots of memorable scenery and costumes.
The Carolina Opry Christmas Special – See real horses draw a sleigh through snow onstage at the Carolina Opry, where the holiday decorations alone are visit-worthy. The Opry shuts down for a week to transform the theater into a stunning winter wonderland with “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!” This Christmas variety show includes singing, dancing (including the All That! clogging group), comedy and special effects galore.
GTS Theatre Crazy Country Christmas Show – Get ready to have your heart warmed with this fun show that follows “a country family as they share their hearts, funny Christmas stories, their love for the holidays and what Christmas and family mean to them.” A few of the songs performed include “Santa Baby,” “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”
GTS Theatre Motor City Musical – Motown Christmas Tribute Show – You’ll have a hard time staying in your seat when the talented cast at GTS Theatre performs soul and holiday music made famous by classic artists such as Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, the Jackson 5 and the Temptations. You’ll want to be “Dancin’ in the Streets”!
Legends in Concert Ultimate Christmas Spectacular – Does it get more Christmassy than to hear Nat King Cole perform Christmas favorites in a smooth baritone? That’s what happens at the Legends in Concert Ultimate Christmas Spectacular when tribute artist Christopher Nolan performs. This year’s show also includes Rob Caudill as Rod Stewart, Karen Hester as Dolly Parton, Dan Meisner and Russ Peterson as Jake and Elwood Blues, and Travis Powell paying tribute to Elvis Presley.
Pirates Voyage Celebrate the Spirit of Christmas – Includes dinner. Dolly Parton, owner of Pirates Voyage, creates thrilling and inspiring holiday shows. At Pirates Voyage the storyline has Captain Scrooge journey with a Mystical Christmas Spirit to discover the true meaning of the holidays. Many live animals enhance the voyage along with trained acrobats dressed as toys. This is memorable family entertainment! Insider tip: Arrive early to participate in a pirate sing-along of holiday songs.