A lavish celebration of another successful season for the Muses & Patroness Circle of McCallum Theatre. This annual tradition started more than thirty years ago and still is one of the most anticipated event each year. Enjoy entertainment and a sumptuous luncheon on the McCallum stage with a beautifully lit Theatre as a dramatic and dynamic backdrop.
An unforgettable evening of martini (shaken and stirred) and the magical music of Motown. You will be transported to the days when James Bond ruled the big screen and The Supremes topped the pop charts! Proceeds support McCallum Theatre Education which brings life-changing arts education experiences to over 40,000 students and educators each year.
Kicking off the season with the Annual Membership Tea is a wonderful event for making new friends, kindling relationships and celebrating the important work in supporting the programs of McCallum Theatre Education.
The McCallum Theatre Muses, who raise funds to to benefit the education programs, have totaled more than $5 million and enabled 40,000 children from the community to attend.
J. Scott Beaty is celebrating 25 years as house pianist at the McCallum Theatre, a gig he got on the recommendation of former President Gerald Ford.
The Muses & Patroness Circle, a women’s fundraising and leadership group for the McCallum Theatre, held its annual Muses Tea at the home of philanthropist Donna Macmillan. Nearly 300 women spent the afternoon enjoying Macmillan’s whimsical and important art collection while noshing on elegant bites from Carousel Catering. Guests gathered under Macmillan’s neon “Happy” sign (created by Tim Noble and
Like so many other people with 14 cats, two dogs, and one ant left over from a beleaguered ant farm …. On second thought: Paula Poundstone is not like so many other people. Far from it. But that’s precisely why the comedian remains so popular. Poundstone rose to fame in the 1990s and managed to ride the unpredictable roller coaster
Composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has said he wanted to give audiences “songs they could whistle as they left the theater and take home in their pockets.” Michael Childers made certain that happened for attendees of his One Night Only – Hello Jerry event, a tribute to Herman benefiting Jewish Family Service of the Desert. Childers, who has produced One