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Review of McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts
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Owner description: 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.
Murrieta, California
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392 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Incredible theatre!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

The McCallum Theatre is very elegant! The architecture was incredible. There's an amazing fountain out front. We've seen 3 productions here; the sound/lighting has been excellent. The only down side is that there is no central aisle, so if you're seated in the middle, you have to wait for all the (mostly elderly) people to file out before you can exit. There are no bad seats anywhere, so you may want to purchase tickets that are close to an aisle. The bar only takes cash, but there is an ATM in the lobby. The line for the women's restroom wasn't as bad as other theatres.

Visited January 2012
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Seattle, Washington
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420 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
“Wonderful Theater in the Desert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

This modern beautiful theater in Palm Desert is a great place to catch a show. The building is stunning and has a great layout of seats and stage. There is plenty of parking, and the shows are excellent. We went to My fair lady, and it was a most enjoyable performance. It's not Broadway, but it is good theater. This is a great place to spend an evening or afternoon.

Visited January 2012
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Cathedral City, California
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74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“The Best Entertainment”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2012

Never a disappointment for great entertainment, headliner or otherwise. Pricey but worth it!

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Summerland, Canada
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49 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A great theatre”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2012

This theatre has good accoustics, seating and has great performances

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Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Incredible Variety In A Perfect Setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2011

If you are new to the Coachella Valley and looking for five star entertainment, start by checking out the schedule at the McCallum Theatre. Virtually every night you will find the lights up with everything from stars of yesterday, broadway shows, jazz stars of today, and even opera and symphony (if you are lucky enough to get a ticket). A beautiful theatre in every sense of the word.

Visited November 2011
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