We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Egyptian Theatre

Address: 700 West Main St, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: 208 342 1441
Website
Improve this listing
90%
Ranked #4 of 44 Activities in Boise
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Attraction details
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hotels near Egyptian Theatre

Write a Review

52 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    35
    12
    4
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Provo, Utah
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
56 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Meridian, Idaho
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boise, Idaho
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Spokane, Washington
Top Contributor
205 reviews 205 reviews
48 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boise, Idaho
Senior Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boise, Idaho
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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..

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We mainly went to hear John Nemeth blues and the theater was a good,conveniently located venue, right downtown close to a parking garage

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Egyptian Theatre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Egyptian Theatre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?