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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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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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The McCallum theater is a perfect facility. It is convenient, parking is plentiful and it is free. The shows are very varied in range, just select what interests you but plan... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

The McCallum theater is a perfect facility. It is convenient, parking is plentiful and it is free. The shows are very varied in range, just select what interests you but plan ahead. The theatre is beautiful and the ushers are very friendly. Go enjoy the evening or matinee!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have been going to the McCallum for several years and it is truly a gem. The acoustics are great and the variety of theatre options is amazing. The seats are comfortable and there is plenty of leg room. If you are planning a trip to the desert, check the schedule and purchase your tickets ahead of time.

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There isn't a bad seat in the house. I've been here for plays, and concerts. An absolutely gorgeous lobby leads you into a theatre with no bad seats. The accoustics are amazing.

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Palm Desert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A fabulous theatre with quality shows. A good mix of current performers and those of the 60's and 70's, an era remembered by many of its patrons. The variety and one could attend many times per week each time seeing something different and having an enjoyable experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been to McCallum Theatre on at least 5 occasions to see plays or superstar performances. There is not a bad seat in the house.

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Palm Desert, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The McCallum Theatre is a jewel in Palm Desert. Opening in 1988 it hosted big shows and still does. Every year the theater has several Broadway performances come through as well as a plentiful variety of musical, dance, magic and comedy performances...something for everyone. The theatre also hosts local and international music and dance competitions for kids ages 5-18. They... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Top notch shows for visitors and locals.The entire schedule is on-line for the coming year. Good idea to plan your trip to the area when your favorite entertainers might be there,

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Palm Desert California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I hadn't been to the McCallum theater in years. I forgot what an amazing attraction we have here in the area. I was surprised as to how many guests seemed to be from out of town. It is a great attraction for locals too

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

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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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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Additional Information about McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

Address: 73-000 Fred Waring Drive, 1/760/340-ARTS, Palm Desert, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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