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The Englert Theater

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Take a walk back in time in this lovely theatre.

My husband, daughter, son and I attended Kevin Smith Hollywood Babble-On show. I have to confess I... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Pam S
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Great Place for Concert

Saw Graham Nash a couple of weeks ago. Not only was the concert enjoyable, the theatre is... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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  • Average4%
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221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
+1 319-688-2653
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 February 2012

They remodeled an old movie theatre into a legit theatre. Great accousitics and roomy seats. Cozy

2  Thank Doc1950
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

What do you do with a moldy old theater that can't bring in the crowds anymore? .... sic the old ladies on them. It should have gone the way of the pterodactyl, but the old ladies got on their high horses and "preserved" what perhaps...More

2  Thank Big-Steve-Smith
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

My husband, daughter, son and I attended Kevin Smith Hollywood Babble-On show. I have to confess I did become a friend of the theatre for $35 to get our tickets a day early and got excellent seats. We had seats in the orchestra with the...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Saw Graham Nash a couple of weeks ago. Not only was the concert enjoyable, the theatre is beautiful. Ushers took me to my seat. Very comfortable.

Thank TravelingDays
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Went to see an Arlo Guthrie show last night sat in the balcony on the isle and had the best time. Door Greeter was perfect..ticket taker was very helpful and the ushers couldn't be more friendly and accommodating. View as you can see is perfect....More

Thank RadiatorMan
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Englert Theater plays a vital role in the Iowa City entertainment scene. It is the perfect medium-sized venue for performances by a variety of music artists ranging from visiting orchestras to country bands, local rock groups, and specialty acts, like 1964: The Beatles Tribute Band....More

Thank William H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is an "old time" movie theatre which now hosts many high quality acts and movies often not seen elsewhere. It is very comfortable and clean with up to date facilities all around.

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We love the Englert. It's beautiful, historical and you have such an intimate experience with anyone that is performing there.

Thank maverik98
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Not only is the Englert a great venue but the whole operation is a class act. We've been members for many years and have enjoyed many concerts there. Good acoustics, friendly staff and an intimate setting for all kinds of performances.

Thank TAuser-09192018
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Great local theater with both local and touring acts. Comfortable, on the pedestrian mall, lots of good restaurants and shops around it.

Thank Captivian
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I recently saw a concert at The Englert Theater. It is truly a beautiful old theater that has been transformed into a good, intimate place to see a concert or play. Due to it's size (or lack there of), there is really not a bad...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This venue is a gem! It was restored from a movie theater which had divided it in half. A group of citizens conducted fundraising to purchase and get it running. It was on it's way to becoming another bar. So go! There are various performances;...More

Thank ktmck1
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