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Address: 101 Museum Drive at Tahquitz, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 760 325 4490
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Description: An intimate 440-seat theater that is located in the Palm Springs Desert...
An intimate 440-seat theater that is located in the Palm Springs Desert Museum features cutting-edge lighting and sound facilities.
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The less known venue has far superior performances then the McCallum. It is always sold out. The demographic of course is aging, so they will need to reinvent themselves with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Rancho Mirage, California
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Rancho Mirage, California
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196 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The less known venue has far superior performances then the McCallum. It is always sold out. The demographic of course is aging, so they will need to reinvent themselves with productions that appeal to a new generation, or they will fizzle out over time. The theatre is excellent, seats comfortable, leg room nice. Parking can be difficult so give yourself... More 

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Topanga, California, United States
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35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Amazing and beautiful, filled with the history of presidential visits and negotiations. Great vibe and very informative.

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Minneapolis
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66 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were there for a couple of movies during the film festival and since the theatre was designed by Williams I was excited to see it. I wasn't disappointed. It's smaller than I anticipated (no balcony) but had some interesting features. I liked how the sides of the seating areas were built out for quick exit and emptying. That seems... More 

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Palm Springs
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198 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is a great venue for the Arts in general...you can see a film, live production, lecture or other event that may be scheduled during the yer - including the screening of many films during the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Schedules change but are always an interesting mix of productions & films. And spend time in the Museum... More 

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Marshall, Michigan
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68 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We took the tour of Sunnylands---where the Annenberg Theatre is located. This is a tour not to miss. It is an impressive home featuring a wonderful collection of art work. Worth the money and time!

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Indian Wells
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They updated it several years ago, keeping the Orange color Of the seats. (Not my preference of color). You get quality performances. Pricing tends to be almost on par to the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert so many attractions to go to in our desert. Check all venues even the shows at the various casinos to compare

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Idyllwild, California
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Inside the Art Museum and a lovely comfortable venue but Palm Springs cannot draw top drawer talent unless they are "over the hill" or has beens.

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Yucca Valley
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45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Small theatre, maybe 3,000 max. Extremely varied performers. Check online close to the show date: we got tix in the 3rd row for Lord of the Dance; probably a patron that released their seats. The balcony is not good for shows like the B-52's because gays dance facing backwards.

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Battle Lake, Minnesota
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71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Saw two plays here and enjoyed them both immensely. Acting/directing/sets were excellent - very lovely venue and professional all around.

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Palm Springs, California
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

grounds are beautiful and free the house need s reservations and is pricey if you are here long enough but don't miss out on other things to see it

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