The Carolina Opry Theater brings impressive live music shows to the Grand Strand. The Opry was founded by Calvin Gilmore in 1986 and has grown to a 2200-seat, state-of-the-art theater. The theater's shows win numerous awards, both national and from the state.
The Carolina Opry - The award-winning show blends two hours of high-energy music, comedy and dance complete with state-of-the-art lighting, sound and special effects. The show is highly acclaimed by The New York Times, USA Today, NBC Nightly News, and CNN. Featuring a cast of over 35 of the nation’s most talented performers, this variety show spans all genres to bring you the best hits of yesterday, today and everything in between!
Time Warp - The best music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, blended with rich multimedia screens, special effects, and elaborate costuming. This fast-paced, high-energy show will take you back to the decades that brought us the best in American popular music!
Thunder and Light - This live production features the nationally renowned clogging group All That, combined with a multi-million dollar laser light show and features the magic of The Wagsters. The show includes exclusive, original choreography by All That, interviews and background on the group, and the same multi-colored 5-laser show that toured with Pink Floyd and Madonna.
Pure Magic - Pure Magic is an entirely new production starring The Wagsters. The Wagsters bring magic, amazement, comedy and drama together with captivating card tricks, confounding disappearing acts and even some silly sleight of hand.
Light Laser Extravaganza - The blaze of color and movement from the lasers, when coupled with music in a themed production, creates a moving and unforgettable experience. As the New York Times said of a one-time performance in New York, you can really walk out exhilarated.
The Christmas Special - Owner, producer, and entertainer Calvin Gilmore, works for months to create an unforgettable holiday experience, with his usual signature flair for production. This season, he is pulling out all the stops to bring you a special reunion season unlike any other!