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Address: 107 W. State St., Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone Number: 607-277-8283
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The State Theatre is the crown jewel of Tompkins County’s arts community...
The State Theatre is the crown jewel of Tompkins County’s arts community, hosting over 70 events and attracting over 45,000 patrons per year.
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State Theater is great!

We love the State. There are no bad seats but it can get rather warm in there so dress in layers. Also the bathroom situation can be intense... not many choices. Love the State.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Ithaca, New York
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We've come here to see comedians, Craig Ferguson a couple of years ago and Louis Black, more recently. The State Street a Theatre used to be THE place to go to the movies many years ago. More recently it has become a location for name acts, which I greatly appreciate. If they had more money, they could really bring back... More 

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owego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We love the State. There are no bad seats but it can get rather warm in there so dress in layers. Also the bathroom situation can be intense... not many choices. Love the State.

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Irondequoit, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The two downsides first - not a large entrance area means a bit of a line getting in, and, as mentioned, they don't have barcode readers so make sure you print out your paper tickets. We were there for John Hiatt and Lyle Lovett perfroming acoustically, and I was amazed by the sound. No crowd noise (or if there was... More 

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Ithaca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Ive been going to the State Theater for fifty years since when it was a movie theater, then two movie theaters and now it's present incarnation as a live music venue. The last time I went to a show was a few years ago for Built To Spill. But it's still the same old rustic, cool interior I remember as... More 

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ithaca, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Saw another great show this week. A great variety of entertainment in a wonderful venue. We are lucky to have the State in downtown Ithaca

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Freeville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

There were some good acts which I saw there including Levon Helm, M.O.E., The Indigo Girls, Bruce Hornsby, Aimee Mann, and The Sim Redmond Band. I also saw a magic show and a showing of the movie, "The Last Waltz". I also went there to watch The Rachel Maddow radio show. It is a nice, old venue. It is very... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

State Theatre is truly a piece of Ithaca history. They always have great music and other performance acts on the marquee and in the ticket booth. I'm especially fond of the Winter Village Bluegrass Festival held here for the past few Januarys. Check it out.

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This theatre is under restoration. It is getting much needed restoration. The theatre is actually quite beautiful and is getting better every day. This place gets acts that you won't really see in larger cities. Recently, I saw Paula Poundstone (for the second time) and loved every minute of it. Also, I saw Phillip Glass. Interesting performance. Big Data just... More 

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Ilion, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Theater is beautiful..staff are very friendly and helpful. Entry in was quick, nice bathrooms. No hassle concert venue!

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Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Loved the old theatre - and loved the Ithaca audience. Lots of folks got up and danced - off to the side, being considerate of those who could not dance. Fun place, great show!

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Additional Information about State Theatre of Ithaca

Address: 107 W. State St., Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone Number: 607-277-8283
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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