What’s Happening in Palm Desert?

No matter the season, there’s always plenty to see and do in the Palm Desert area. From special events like Fashion Week El Paseo and the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival, sporting events such as the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, and exciting theatrical and musical performances at the McCallum Theatre, there’s something for everyone. Search our complete event listings below or browse our list of Palm Desert Signature Events and other major events in the desert.

Betty Buckley - The Vixens of Broadway

Betty Buckley, has been called “The Voice of Broadway,” and is one of theater’s most respected and legendary leading ladies.  She is an actress/singer whose career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world, and was most recently was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame for 2012.


Betty Buckley won a Tony® Award for her performance as “Grizabella, the Glamour Cat,” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. She received her second Tony® Award nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance as “Hesione” in Triumph Of Love, and an Olivier Award nomination for her critically acclaimed interpretation of “Norma Desmond” in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, which she repeated to more rave reviews on Broadway.


Her other Broadway credits include 1776, Pippin, Song and Dance, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood And Carrie. Off-Broadway credits include the world premier of Horton Foote’s The Old Friends, White’s Lies, Lincoln Center’s Elegies, the original NYSF production of Edwin Drood, The Eros Trilogy, Juno Swans and Getting My Act Together And Taking It

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