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Acting classes and three community theater shows to see through August in the Myrtle Beach area

Atlantic Stage, Act Two, Stage Left, Swamp Fox Players all busy

Four local playhouses have calendar dates circled this month:

  • Atlantic Stage, in Myrtle Beach Mall, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres: weekly acting classes starting next week, 5:30-7 p.m. (but not July 24-25), with “Stage Management,” Mondays though Aug. 21, and “Acting for the Absolute Beginner,” Tuesdays through Aug. 22 – each $120 for six sessions. 877-287-8587 (ATS-TKTS) or

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  • Act Two Productions, with Paul Allen’s “The Gaslight Club,” 7:30 p.m. July 14-15 and 6 p.m. July 16, at Fresh Brewed Coffee House, 933 Broadway St., Myrtle Beach. $8 advance by July 13, otherwise $12 – cash only. 843-995-2756.

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  • Stage Left Theatre Company’s “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman, opening July 14 – 8 p.m. July 14, 22 and 28, and Aug. 5; and 3 p.m. July 15, 23 and 29, and Aug. 6 – at Stage Left, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, in The Market Common, between Nevers and Lewis streets, next to Coastal Dance Centre. $21 general admission, and $18 active-duty military, veterans and students – plus ticketing fees. 843-232-0339 or
  • Swamp Fox Players’s “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” – 8 p.m. June 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29, and Aug. 4-5; and 3 p.m. July 30 and Aug. 6 – at Strand Theater, 710 Front St., Georgetown. $20. 843-527-2924 or