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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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Great venue for the Performing Arts

My husband and I are frequent visitors to the McCallum Theatre. We enjoy the diversity of productions. From comedy to plays, ballet, symphonies, jazz and so much more. You'll find... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Palm Desert, California
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Cypress, California
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

I was just totally disappointed with this concert that we so much anticipated. We went to see Chris Botti because we have been such big fans for a long time now and we were truly disappointed with what the evening brought to us as labeled as entertainment. Chris might just be too big for the average person these days since... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are frequent visitors to the McCallum Theatre. We enjoy the diversity of productions. From comedy to plays, ballet, symphonies, jazz and so much more. You'll find something for everyone's taste. You can order your tickets conveniently online. The theater offers valet parking. The Employees are great; Very polite and knowledgeable. The theatre offers programs for our... More 

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Thank Wueste444
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We have seen several shows at the McCallum and each and every one was outstanding. From Barry Manilow's Christmas show to Chicago the Musical -as good if not some better than Broadway. The theatre is lovely with terrific acoustics and perfect viewing anywhere. So go treat yourself to a really good time.

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Thank PSgentleman
Grand Junction, Colorado
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 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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Regina
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This venue is an excellent facility for enjoying concerts in the Palm Springs area. Parking is ample, seats are comfortable and refreshments are available to patrons. A wide variety of acts perform here so I suggest you sign up for their newsletters to plan ahead. Discounts are available to patrons who frequent the theatre. Highly recommended for a lovely evening... More 

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Manhattan
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 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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Reviewed 10 March 2017 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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Reviewed 9 March 2017 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 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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Reviewed 5 March 2017

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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