“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, and here at the McCallum Theatre you find this statement true as no other place on earth. From the beautiful stone decor outside with lovely pillars and expertly placed lighting to the breathtaking interior, this is a theatre house like no other and ever since opening their doors twenty years ago, January 2, 1988, these walls have seen thousands of different people come and go. Viewers from different generations, different backgrounds, all drawn to one place out of a love of the arts and the beauty of dance, acting, or singing.
Along with the vastly teeming crowds that have graced this amazing establishment have been notorious actors,singers, and famous members of society and government. Brought together under one roof to explore the world of arts and entertainment, some of the past performers include Julio Iglesias, Harry Connick Jr., Barry Manilow, Johnny Cash, Chris Botti.Miles Davis, Bob Dylan and numerous other famous people. Known for their inane abilities to perform and sing, these wonderful people have played a very important part in making the McCallum Theatre what it is today. They have succeeded in expanding on the original thoughts, actions, and deeds of the first people present when the doors were newly opened to the public. Present at the opening were numerous Hollywood famed actors including Lucille Ball, two California governors were there along with two U.S. Presidents attending this notorious event that began a reign of the arts in Palm Desert, California.
Having based it’s opening mission on a desire to provide an outlet for the community in the arts and entertainment education, the McCallum Theatre still upholds that mission today after having served the surrounding community well over the course of twenty years. Continuing with the star studded entertainment, the theatre has nothing short of amazing on the list of upcoming musicals, dances, and entertainment. If dancing is your preferred choice of viewing entertainment, come be awed by the beauty of the on Wednesday, February 6 where the beauty of dance mystifies and amazes you. Prior to the Moiseyev Dance Company, is the performance of “At Such a Dizzy Height” expertly performed by Do Jump! This aerial ballet and dance is an eclectic array of moves guaranteed to amaze and shock you while giving you a glimpse of the beauty of the paintings of Marc Chagall, the inspiration of the featured performance.
Whether you have previously visited and are a returning patron, or you are searching for something new to enjoy, the McCallum Theatre offers something for everyone. Here there is no right or wrong form of art, it all combines to give the world a view of the beauty of the arts while educating them at the same time. No where else can you find this truly amazing experience, and the only place to find it is McCallum Theatre. For more information about purchasing tickets, which shows are being offered, or merely to get more information on this lovely arts center, visit the website and see for yourself exactly what the buzz is about. Come experience the beauty of life, death, and living — come experience McCallum Theatre.
The McCallum Theatre — where the old and the new harmonize to give you some of the best educational and entertaining viewing enjoyment.