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McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Address: 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, 1/760/340-ARTS, Palm Desert, CA
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A state-of-the-art performing arts center that presents a stunning variety...
A state-of-the-art performing arts center that presents a stunning variety of entertainment and cultural experiences from Broadway productions and opera to classical and rock music.
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An evening out

Lovely theater.Great show. Sound was excellent. Ushers pleasant. All seats were good. Large theater with an intimate feel. Easy parking. Will return

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Lovely theater.Great show. Sound was excellent. Ushers pleasant. All seats were good. Large theater with an intimate feel. Easy parking. Will return

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A wonderful and intimate hall with eclectic programming and great acoustics. Wonderful educational opportunities for children and adults.

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North Carolina
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Really nice venue and seemingly well-organized - I don't know if we were particularly lucky, but there was no wait at the bar or to use the restrooms or anything like that and there were plenty of people there! Good acoustics too. The only slight complaint I have is that we were seated on the first row of the balcony... More 

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calgary
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Finally had an opportunity to enjoy this well thought-out theatre facility----We found the architectural plan to be brilliant. Spacious, airy, common areas easy to access, well situated food and beverage stations, and basic floor plan of the theatre provided comfortable viewing of the stage. Ushers were efficient and informative. Our venue presented GINO VANNELLI--- and with his horn section as... More 

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Calif
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This was such a great show and wonderful venue. Music was right on! Performers were great. Audience was up, swaying, clapping, dancing, and the "energy" was really, really, uplifting. Would go and see it again in an instant. Am recommending it to everyone I know. Go and See this show.

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Morton Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful theater with great location. Saw Memphis which was amazing! If you get a chance go see it - non stop singing & dancing.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had Orchestra seats and luved the experience. First time to enjoy a wonderful stage show at the McCallum Theatre. They have so many great shows and events going on there almost daily with matinees and evening shows. Good parking.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

There is a different performance here almost every night. I'm a musician, so I'm picky about theatres. We saw an amazing concert here during our stay. Not only was the performer terrific, but the staff and sound operators were first-rate. Events here are often sold out, I'm told, and it was the night I was there. There's lots of leg... More 

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Pateros, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Spent the evening at the McCallum Theatre enjoying Rain-A Tribute to the Beatles. This is a lovely facility. Arrive early and enjoy beverages and snacks prior to show. Self Parking is very accessible or use valet for a small fee. All of the ushers and staff were super nice and helpful. The auditorium is not too big and it looked... More 

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Nebo, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Whenever we visit Palm Springs, we always checkout the McCallum. The setting is beautiful and the activities or plays are great

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