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Egyptian Theatre

700 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5813
+1 208-342-1441
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A gem in downtown!

The Egyptian Theatre is a gem that very nearly wasn't saved from the wrecking ball as Boise grew... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Kitty F
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Boise, Idaho, United States
Great venue!

We came to town to see a music concert here. This is a great venue. All the seats on the main... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
OutdoorBoomer
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Kennewick, Washington
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“classic movie” (3 reviews)
“big screen” (2 reviews)
“great venue” (2 reviews)
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700 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702-5813
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+1 208-342-1441
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Egyptian Theatre is a gem that very nearly wasn't saved from the wrecking ball as Boise grew over the years. It opened for business in 1927 during the "Egyptian" craze that swept the country in the 1920s after the discovery of the grave of...More

Thank Kitty F
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We came to town to see a music concert here. This is a great venue. All the seats on the main floor were excellent...you feel like you are right up by the stage. Cool decor. They sell some snacks and beverages in the lobby. The...More

Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

If you love the character and the unique settings of old theaters, you will love the Egyptian. Boise classic movie nights here are fun, and the crowds get into it, with costumes and applause. The popcorn was a little lacking the last time we were...More

Thank idtravel15
Reviewed 11 July 2017 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 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...More

Thank carolmK577FR
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...More

4  Thank JRinLasVegas
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.

1  Thank Gena C
Reviewed 3 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 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...More

1  Thank Ward D
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