Upcoming Events

Desert Theatricals – Upcoming Broadway-style Musicals

The Rancho Mirage Amphitheater is excited to welcome back Desert Theatricals for the 2021/2022 season! The season opens with two FREE events presented by the City of Rancho Mirage and the Rancho Mirage Library & Observatory.

Tickets on sale October 4th

Rancho Mirage residents* can purchase tickets at the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory located at 71-100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage from October 4, 2021 – January 22, 2022

November 20 & 21 7:00 p.m.

BroadwayWorld.com named this youth theatre company the award of Best Afterschool Children’s Theatre Program.  The classic Disney movie comes to life as Mermaid princess Ariel is fascinated by the world and lives of people on dry land, and longs to someday join them, though her father, King Triton forbids contact with humans.  This admission free program is presented in association with the Rancho Mirage Library & Observatory Foundation and underwritten by the generous support of the Brooke Foundation.

December 11 & 12 7:00 p.m.

Charles Dickens classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL simply and directly tells the story of the redemption of a human soul. The play follows the ever-powerful story of Scrooge, a lonely miser, who, through the help of spirits and visions from his past, present and future, finds a second chance to become a loving, generous human being. Sharing this exquisite tale on a dark winters evening is all that our audience needs to find their own spirit of Christmas.

Gates open at 5:30pm and the performance begins at 7:00pm

Tickets available Oct 4, 2021

February 18 & 19 , 2022

A smash ABBA musical!  Sophie is ready to get married to her fiancée Sky, except for one thing – she has never met her father and wants him present for the big day. She invites three men that she discovers in her mother’s diary and believes to be candidates, but when they all arrive, Sophie’s mother Donna becomes distressed. As Sophie, Sky, Donna, her friends, and the three potential fathers prepare for the big day, emotions run high and surprises abound.

Gates open at 5:30pm and the performance begins at 7:30pm

Tickets available Oct 4, 2021

March 18 and 19, 2022

A classic Irving Berlin Musical! Annie Oakley and Frank Butler meet when she beats him in a sharpshooting contest at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show and the two have to negotiate between their completive sides and their blossoming love for each other. Songs include Doin’ What Comes Naturally, The Girl That I Married, No Business Like Show Business, Anything You Can Do, Old Fashioned Wedding and more!

Gates open at 5:30pm and the performance begins at 7:30pm

Tickets available Oct 4, 2021

April 15 and 16, 2022

A Hysterical, Long Running Musical Comedy! Pseudolus, the laziest slave in Rome, has but one wish – to purchase his freedom. When he finds out that the young master has fallen in love with a virgin in the house of Lycus, he concocts a deal whereby he will be freed if he can procure the girl for Hero.

Gates open at 5:30pm and the performance begins at 7:30pm

Tickets available Oct 4, 2021









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