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McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

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A magnet for the performing arts; not to be missed.

The McCallum Theatre is a jewel in the desert, providing multiple venues for the performing arts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terry H
Seattle, Washington
Excellent Performances

The McCallum Theatre is absolutely wonderful! It hosts fantastic shows and entertainers, along... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
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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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73000 Fred Waring Dr, 1/760/340-arts, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-2800
+1 760-340-2787
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The McCallum Theatre is a jewel in the desert, providing multiple venues for the performing arts. We were there today for the Doo Wops (Best of; Volume II), a retrospective for those of us of a certain age. But we've seen/experienced many types of talent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The McCallum Theatre is absolutely wonderful! It hosts fantastic shows and entertainers, along with theatre events that includes children from the greater Palm Springs and surrounding areas.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We bought 2 tickets to see Travis Tritt but were unable to print out our paper tickets nor access the tickets on our mobile device. We got to the theater 90 minutes before show time and the will call representative helped us print out our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts is part of the College of the Desert Campus. The theatre is a gem. The outside design is lovely and stately. The acoustics in the theatre itself are excellent!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ADolores
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I have been to theaters all over the U.S. and Europe and this is one of my favorites. It’s not as large as some, which is a major asset. It’s intimate and accessible. The acoustics are very good and even sitting in the balcony I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice. The grandkids enjoyed the colorful costumes and bright color setting. We will definitely be back for mor family/ children’s theme events.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Didith D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have been to the McCallum Theatre a number of times and have never been disappointed. It's also an excellent venue for viewing, as all seats are good seats. The location, atmosphere, and quality performances make this an outstanding resource in our community and for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Judith C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

For a smaller venue they do a excellent job with both variety and great shows. We have been going since we moved here in 2002 and really enjoy every show we have seen.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank paullA2476OX
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The McCallum is a beautiful building. Their shows are varied. Always in good taste. Barry Manalow is always a sell out. Lucie Arnez is a show stopper for sure. It is large and the people who attend the shows are very friendly.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rosenbarbara3
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent itinerary of entertainment. Easy access and fairly priced. Convenient parking. Polite service.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from smith1200 | Reviewed this property |
If you use the on=line box office it will display all venues and tickets can also be pre purchased. Very user friendly, ther eis not a bad seat in the house.
27 November 2016|
Response from john j | Reviewed this property |
Mamma Mia is playing on the 3rd(8pm) and on the 4th(2 and 8 pm), the Vienna Boys Choir is playing on the 5th at 7, the Irish Tenors are playing on the 6th at 8, and Oh What A Night (a tribute to frankie valli and the 4... More