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Address: 700 West Main St, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: 208 342 1441
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Tommy Emmanuel guitar concert

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Missoula
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Missoula
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 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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Provo, Utah
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139 reviews 139 reviews
58 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 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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Meridian, Idaho
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128 reviews 128 reviews
24 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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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Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 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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San Luis Obispo, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 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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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The sphinxes of gold at curtain-side set a unique stage where operas, lectures, movies and other performances all can assume a comfortable ambience. This perfectly renovated 1930s space moves into the Twenty-first Century with historical significance as well as beauty to match any stage in the world, yet one feels as if she/he is near and involved with whatever is... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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307 reviews 307 reviews
66 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

it was nice seeing the Egyptian Theater as it was very cool looking. I can't wait to see a movie here.

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Boise, Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Not only that, but the Egyptian Theatre is home to a wide variety of interesting events in Boise. I've been there for opera performances, movies, and a comedy show. It's an interesting building, and worth checking out.

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Egyptian has been a Boise landmark since it opened. It harkens back to the golden age of cinema. The interior is over the top. They play current films and concerts there.

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Boise, Idaho
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78 reviews 78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Since I am a Boise native...I have been to this theater numerous of times..it has some great historical ambiance..

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