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Egyptian Theatre

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A Vintage style theatre

We were eager to get a look at the interior of this old theater, which these days is apparently... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Ken B
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wilds of New Jersey
Egyptian Theater, what a nice find!

Heard Mary Chapin Carpenter here in June. Was a nice place for live music. Sound and Seats were... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Barb R
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Calgary, Alberta
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We were eager to get a look at the interior of this old theater, which these days is apparently used mostly for concerts and comedians and dance programs. Lucky for us, we were in town the night of one of the Egyptian's "Classic Movie Nights"...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ken B
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We went to an open seating event in which the first two rows were open seating -- at the price of $117 a seat. The Punch Brothers. We showed up after the opener and it was intermission. We looked around. There were not too many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Heard Mary Chapin Carpenter here in June. Was a nice place for live music. Sound and Seats were great. And the air conditioning was lovely. Double check your seats to see if you are blocked by the small wall that is at the front of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Barb R
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

It‘s a very nice theatre, located in downtown Boise. Got there by bus from my hotel ( near the airport ).

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Denis L
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Love going to the Egyptian Theater but it cost me $15.00 to park in one of the downtown parking garages in Boise on 2/22/2018. That's outrageous!!!! I'm done parking in the garages and will limit my time spent in downtown Boise to summer months when...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Glenda N
Reviewed January 21, 2018

This is a gorgeous theater and nearly all the seats offer a good view of the stage, whether you are on the main level or the mezzanine. I have seen a stand up comic, several speakers, an opera and several movies here - all worked...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DAEsmae
Reviewed October 16, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kitty F
Reviewed August 31, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed August 13, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank idtravel15
Reviewed July 10, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David R
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I can’t tell you what may be offered for your show, but for mine it was beer wine pop and water.
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