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Address: 221 East Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone Number: (319) 688-2653
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Vintage Fee, Quality Theater!

Our favorite place in Iowa City to see a show. It's small enough to be intimate, but large enough to be able to get tickets for a show. The arts scene in IC is flourishing, with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Iowa City, Iowa
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our favorite place in Iowa City to see a show. It's small enough to be intimate, but large enough to be able to get tickets for a show. The arts scene in IC is flourishing, with top performers coming to the area on a regular basis. You have to keep yourself updated though, so much going on, you have to... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Englert survives on its reputation and the fact that it used to be a central part of Iowa City life. Since being rescued by a community effort it has become hit and miss, with some excellent acts attracted there (Hugh Laurie). and a lot of specific dross aimed at clique audiences. It puts on the usual Xmas stuff (Nutcracker)... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Have been to the historical Englert many times for various types of entertainment. Love the venue! It is a beautiful building. I love that they have a nice selection of adult beverages available during intermission.

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Davenport, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We saw Shovels and Rope, with two opening acts during the Mission Creek festival. Ticket policy of charging a fee for any type of ticket delivery, including Will Call, and not offering a print your own offering was strange. But then having the weirdly uniformed doorman, and not opening the doors till 7:20ish, when advertised the doors open at 7... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I love the Englert Theater for it's charming atmosphere and amazing performances. I highly recommend seeing a show a the Englert if you are visiting Iowa City.

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Wainscott, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 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

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Davenport, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 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,

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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

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Wilcox
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 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

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 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 table with a copy of buckets full of beer and wine selling over-priced drinks and... More 

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Additional Information about The Englert Theater

Address: 221 East Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone Number: (319) 688-2653
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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