THE GROVES CABIN LIVES!!!!

THIS IS THE STORY OF THE LITTLE THEATRE THAT REFUSED TO DIE.

A little theater with a big heart!

Morongo Valley's Groves Cabin Theatre Launches Fundraising Drive


Iconic High Desert venue requests community support as it readies for exciting 2022-23 return season



MORONGO VALLEY, Calif. — Following a three-year hiatus brought on by the pandemic, Groves Cabin Theatre is seeking a helping financial hand as it prepares for its awaited resumption of operation — and its return to offering high-quality live theatre for the community, High Desert and Greater Palm Springs region — this fall.


The extended closure was harsh on the property and structure housing the intimate, 20-seat performance space. The building was broken into and vandalized, and part of a lar

empty lot where trailer use to be
The space where the prop trailer use to be

ge tamarisk tree split off and damaged the roof. Vermin further damaged the exposed interior. In addition, an outdoor storage shed collapsed and, most regrettably, a trailer containing costumes and props was stolen.


Overwhelmed by the resulting challenges, Groves Cabin cofounder Joy Groves has ceded the task of restoration to longtime supporter and award-winning local theatre actor-director Abe Daniels, whom she has named artistic director of the venue.




“We want to continue following Joy’s extraordinary example of providing a quality theatre experience for all patrons, and to showcase both professional and local talent,” said Daniels, who also is the proprietor and caretaker of Wind Walkers Medicine Wheel, a performance and Native American ceremonial venue in nearby Joshua