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The Englert Theater

221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
+1 319-688-2653
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Small intimate venue

Saw Seum Kuti and Egypt 8-. Small seating capacity so every seat is a great one. Audience could... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2014
abt2000
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Wainscott, New York
Nice Venue

Old movie house updated but has a lot of original features. Also entertaining. Great place for... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2014
Gerrie G
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Davenport, Iowa, United States
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great venue” (9 reviews)
“great shows” (2 reviews)
“second row” (2 reviews)
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221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
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221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
+1 319-688-2653
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Saw Seum Kuti and Egypt 8-. Small seating capacity so every seat is a great one. Audience could get up and dance. Comfortable and fun

Thank abt2000
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Old movie house updated but has a lot of original features. Also entertaining. Great place for couples, but small children would be board not the kind of entertainment they would enjoy,

Thank Gerrie G
Reviewed 9 July 2014

A cultural oasis. Varied programming; excellent artists. Take a look at the web site for upcoming events.

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Very well done. The actors and musicians had you on the edge of your seat. Truly gifted musicians and actors. Definitely worth your time to see

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 29 May 2014

My wife and I saw a comedy act here. The theater is over 100 years old, but it's been updated. The decor and the theater in general is pretty basic. There wasn't an actual bar to order drinks. It was two ladies standing behind a...More

Thank Ed Q
Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

Saw Mike Birbiglia here last fall, what a great space! We were in the second row, but the theater is laid out in such a way that there isn't a bad seat. Beautiful old venue with friendly and courteous staff.

1  Thank Coby S
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Went to a concert here....after reading the other reviews that this venue was recently renovated, I was shocked! I was thinking it was in need of a renovation! It has an old worn out look to it.... maybe that was the intent? Anyway, the concert...More

Thank Freddy62
Reviewed 6 August 2013

The Englert is over 100 years old and now because of the restoration home to a number of musical and theatrical events. The size of the theatre makes for an intimate atmosphere and enjoyment of any production.

2  Thank J E
Reviewed 29 July 2013

It took a lot of money to restore this theater, and it's now a venue for a variety of live performances as well as film. We were there earlier this month to see Arlo Guthrie. Acoustics are good (we were seated on the aisle near...More

1  Thank Solotravel-lover
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Big and small names come here. Since it is a small theater, most seats are pretty good. Beer and wine are for sale in the lobby. Nice historic theater.

Thank iowahome
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