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Address: 700 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5813
Phone Number: +1 208-342-1441
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Great Theater

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
ChefJohnS
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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304 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 fault of the venue.

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Thank ChefJohnS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 to find your favorite subjects at this beautiful old theater.

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Las Vegas
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132 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 sleep in them and the stage is set so there is no bad seat in... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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548 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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.

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1 Thank Gena C
Albany, New York
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

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 very interesting. It is quite unique.

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1 Thank TravelWeyes
Missoula
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 of the evening because my forearm rested on it partially. The sound and lighting for... More 

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1 Thank Ward D
Provo, Utah
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189 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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.

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Thank twoonthego70
Meridian, Idaho
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43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 going to the movies was cool and something to get dolled up for. Movies are... More 

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1 Thank NAUgrad2005
Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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!

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Thank curtisbrandt
San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

We has a chance to go to a special screening and wine event when we where in Boise recently. Beautiful theater! We had a great time.

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