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McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Address: 73000 Fred Waring Dr, 1/760/340-ARTS, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2800
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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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A gem of a theater in the Desert.

A first class venue bringing the most popular shows and entertainers to the Valley such as Pink Martini, Barry Manilow, 42nd Street, Chicago, Chris Botti, etc.. Something to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Rancho Mirage, California
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Palm Desert, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is really good that we have the MccCallum here in the desert since there are no alternatives short of driving to LA. The variety of available and quite varied program,ing is great if not always too of the line. My only criticism is that the acoustics in the theater are certainl not world class.

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the only ball game in town that attracts now days some of the bettr attractions or has been attractions that still hav great audiene appeal. however, their prices have gone out of the roof. thy are equivalent in some cases to ney york and los angeles prices and do bot make it easy for families to buy tickets... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A first class venue bringing the most popular shows and entertainers to the Valley such as Pink Martini, Barry Manilow, 42nd Street, Chicago, Chris Botti, etc.. Something to appeal to a variety of tastes.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

There are no bad seats. Easy to park and get in and out. I wish they had more major Broadway touring shows.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Love this place. No bad seats great sound. Wonder entertainment. Opera to pop. Prices are incredible. Special events for children

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

It is amazing to have a venue like the McCallum Theatre in the desert. Top line shows and musical performances are available. It creates an opportunity to dress up and differently than the usual informality of the desert and see a musical or other performance. It is worth checking their web site o see what performances might be on when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Whether a resident of the Coachella Valley or a visitor to the area, the McCallum is an outstanding venue for entertainment. A diverse variety is available in a comfortable, professional hall with outstanding staff and resources. There are numerous series from classical music to Broadway productions, from Jazz to dance, and many more eclectic entertainment from around the world. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a Jesse Cook concert here for the second time. This is truly a fantastic theatre with views from any seat in the house and not generally expensive.

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Palm Desert, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Just the right size for a theater! Good sight-line from every seat. Great variety of shows/performers.

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Wonderful theater, great reviews, wonderful shows and the service is the best. Reasonably priced for such high talent. Some of the best artist in the country appear here. We are so happy to have talents of this magnitude so close to our home in Palm Desert.

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