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Egyptian Theatre

700 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5813
+1 208-342-1441
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Fun times

Showing nastalgic old timer movies and bringing them back to the big screen is super cool. I go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David R
via mobile
Great Theater

This is a beautiful old theater. It is beautifully maintained, the acoustics are awesome, it's well... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
ChefJohnS
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Boise, Idaho
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“opera” (7 reviews)
“film” (5 reviews)
“concert” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
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700 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5813
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Showing nastalgic old timer movies and bringing them back to the big screen is super cool. I go once a year. They have concessions.

Thank David R
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful old theater. It is beautifully maintained, the acoustics are awesome, it's well staffed and managed, and perfectly located in the heart of downtown Boise. It's just a shame that the concert we attended was so darn bad. But that's not the...More

Thank ChefJohnS
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Boise benefits from the fabulous restoration of this early Twentieth Century theater by the Hardy family. Now one can attend venues from opera to jazz, from literary readings to ski specialty shows with occasional film classics at the Egyptian. Watch the marquee and the newspapers...More

Thank carolmK577FR
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Visiting Boise, I saw a presentation (I'll Push you) at the Egyptian Theater and what a spectacular building. The exterior detail was exquisite, very art deco, well maintained and eye-catching. The interior was immaculate and luxurious, red velvet everywhere, chairs so soft you wanted to...More

3  Thank JRinLasVegas
Reviewed 30 July 2015

A beautiful theater. It is great to see that it has been restores/maintained. The architecture is so different from any other theater I've ever seen. Seat are comfortable. A great place to attend a performance.

1  Thank Gena C
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We attended a screening of a documentary film, "Bravo." The theatre had a nice lobby with refreshments. The seats in the balcony were comfortable with sufficient rise to allow full view of the screen from the center aisle and one off center. The decorations are...More

1  Thank TravelWeyes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Sat in the orchestra seating area, which offers comfortable seats, but they are all on the same level. We had no trouble seeing the stage and the performer. Each seat has a built-in drink/cup holder, which I began to be an annoyance toward the end...More

1  Thank Ward D
Reviewed 13 January 2015

The Egyptian Theater offers live theater in a gorgeous setting. The house is small enough to surround you with and intimate theater experience. Choices vary so keep an eye out of offerings.

Thank twoonthego70
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I can imagine the Egyptian being the coolest place in town in its heyday. It's unquestionably the oddest theatre that you'd expect to find in Boise, ID, but definitely the coolest. Is it the nicest one? No. But its decor is a throwback to when...More

1  Thank NAUgrad2005
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Another fun evening enjoying a Boise downtown classic experience. Whether it's for a film festival or classic movie night, the Egyptian delivers. For some reason the crowd's always great!

Thank curtisbrandt
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