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Address: 101 Museum Drive at Tahquitz, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: +1 760-325-4490
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An intimate 440-seat theater that is located in the Palm Springs Desert...

An intimate 440-seat theater that is located in the Palm Springs Desert Museum features cutting-edge lighting and sound facilities.

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A comfortable theater with good performers

I went to see Giada Valenti. She is a singer from Venice, Italy. Fabulous performer. Her performance was enhanced by the comfortable size of this theater. There is not a bad seat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
Annette M
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I went to see Giada Valenti. She is a singer from Venice, Italy. Fabulous performer. Her performance was enhanced by the comfortable size of this theater. There is not a bad seat in the house. The sound system was good quality and not too loud. Seats and aisles are comfortable and not cramped. The theater is located next to the... More 

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Thank Annette M
Palm Springs, California
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I really enjoy this theater. Great/fabulous entertainment of all kinds. Try to make it part of your trip. So worth it. seats are comfortable. I've met the nicest people while going by myself. Not really a bad seat. I've seen dance shows, Blondie and many others. Never disappointed. It's a large place with large free lighted parking lots. Cash bar... More 

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Thank Desert2013
Palm Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

We've been here many times and last night we went to hear Maureen McGovern. This is a perfect venue to showcase HER voice because the audio acoustics are excellent. The theater is a 433-seat venue and it is plush, beautiful and a delightful place to visit. It is behind the Palm Springs Art Museum but still part of the building... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

The less known venue has far superior performances then the McCallum. It is always sold out. The demographic of course is aging, so they will need to reinvent themselves with productions that appeal to a new generation, or they will fizzle out over time. The theatre is excellent, seats comfortable, leg room nice. Parking can be difficult so give yourself... More 

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Topanga, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

Amazing and beautiful, filled with the history of presidential visits and negotiations. Great vibe and very informative.

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

We were there for a couple of movies during the film festival and since the theatre was designed by Williams I was excited to see it. I wasn't disappointed. It's smaller than I anticipated (no balcony) but had some interesting features. I liked how the sides of the seating areas were built out for quick exit and emptying. That seems... More 

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Palm Springs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

This is a great venue for the Arts in general...you can see a film, live production, lecture or other event that may be scheduled during the yer - including the screening of many films during the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Schedules change but are always an interesting mix of productions & films. And spend time in the Museum... More 

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Wimberley, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

We took the tour of Sunnylands---where the Annenberg Theatre is located. This is a tour not to miss. It is an impressive home featuring a wonderful collection of art work. Worth the money and time!

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1 Thank TravelerAbroad2
Indian Wells
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

They updated it several years ago, keeping the Orange color Of the seats. (Not my preference of color). You get quality performances. Pricing tends to be almost on par to the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert so many attractions to go to in our desert. Check all venues even the shows at the various casinos to compare

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Idyllwild, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Inside the Art Museum and a lovely comfortable venue but Palm Springs cannot draw top drawer talent unless they are "over the hill" or has beens.

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