ALABAMA THEATRE, at Barefoot Landing, offers “One: The Show,” a musical-variety effort ($35 and up), as well as occasional touring acts and shows. Watch for appearances by Eddie Miles, the Grand Strand’s top Elvis impersonator. (www.alabama-theatre.com)
CAROLINA OPRY, also near Barefoot Landing, alternates its traditional “Opry” variety revue with the ‘60s-esque “Good Vibrations” ($32.51-$46.47). Also: daily laser-light shows ($13.95) set to music of Pink Floyd, etc. (www.thecarolinaopry.com)
THE PALACE THEATRE, at Broadway at the Beach, offers “Le Grand Cirque: Adrenaline 2010,”a Cirque du Soleil-type acrobatics revue ($10-$46) , and the musical show “The Magical Spirit of Ireland,” ($10-$30). Shows are at various times. (www.palacetheatremyrtlebeach.com)
LEGENDS IN CONCERT THEATER (U.S. 17 Business in Surfside Beach, south of downtown Myrtle Beach) is more a nightclub and features top-notch pop-, rock- and country-star impersonators and is part of a chain with venues in Vegas, Atlantic City and Branson. Admission: $35-$40; less for kids. (www.legendsinconcert.com)
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All charge less for children’s tickets; all shift to holiday shows the month before Christmas.
HOUSE OF BLUES at Barefoot Landing, has touring acts; cover charge varies. (www.hoouseofblues.com)
Two dinner-show venues aim at families with youngsters. The meals are comparable; at both, servers bring the meal to your seat. DOLLY PARTON’S DIXIE STAMPEDE, near Carolina Opry, sports equestrian events, ostrich and pig races, etc. Tickets: $42 and up; $22 and up for kids. (www.dixiestampede.com)
MEDIEVAL TIMES, in Fantasy Harbour, off U.S. 501, has jousting and such. Tickets: $49; $30 for kids. (www.medievaltimes.com)