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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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Ten Tenors

Terrific show!! Professional, fast-paced, variety of numbers sung was vast & voices just incredible. Troupe sang well-known operas, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber etc. We saw it the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific show!! Professional, fast-paced, variety of numbers sung was vast & voices just incredible. Troupe sang well-known operas, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber etc. We saw it the last nite and even after 7 shows felt the singers appeared fresh, in great voice & energetic. We love the McCallum & are NEVER disappointed. Professional, interesting, caliber of performances we've chosen over... More 

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Manhattan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So disappointed in the Follies show. I was rooting for them to turn the show around because from the start things looked rickety. In the first act a magician waves fabric and his assistant changes from one outfit into another about 10 times and that was the entire magic act. OK that was silly but things will improve, I hoped.... More 

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New York, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great venue but a terrible show with horrible acts, it was sad how bad they were. We left at intermission.

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Thank CES911
Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The worst program we have ever been to. Not at all like the original Follies nor as advertised. We left at break. Ads were a scam. All other programs we have seen here were great.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually buy tickets for about 5-6 shows per season, this year was a bit more crazy then others and we missed one show in early December and then we headed to our last show of our tickets and when we got to the door, turns out we were a month late (told you it was crazy) we had tickets... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great evening, good entertainment and wonderful venue. easy to get to, lots of good parking and easy to get in and out of. will be looking to see what they have if i'm ever back in the area! looks like they bring in a wide variety of shows at reasonable prices.

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see these singers last night for the first time at the McCallum Theater. We were very impressed with the theater/concert hall. It has 1250 seats that have excellent viewing and are very comfortable for the 2 hour performance. The Ten Tenors were excellent singing a variety of musical venues from Opera to a medley of the best... More 

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Kimberley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

We have visited Mcallum Theatre many times over the years for concert performances.Everything that has been said about the theatre concerning its comfort and acoustics we agree with.On one occasion we thought we would like to try Box seating just to be different.We enjoyed that.Helpful hint- to do this you will have to talk to the box office in person... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

The McCallum hosts all kinds of entertainment from classical to rock, comedians, acrobats, etc. It is a very attractive theater with comfortable seating and excellent viewing and sound. Prices range depending on entertainment and seating location. Many world famous come to the McCallum as well as local talent.

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Rancho Mirage
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We saw Pippin. I remember seeing this musical in NYC on a snowy afternoon matinee 40 years ago. The cast member playing the King was played by the young Pippin we saw then in his twenties,now he is sixty. The theatre was first rate with great acoustics. Parking was a breeze. Most of the cast greeted us after the performance... More 

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