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State Theatre of Ithaca

107 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5427
+1 607-277-8283
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Excellent medium-sized concert venue in the Fingerlakes

The State Theatre of Ithaca is another example of an old-fashioned large movie theater repurposed... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Fairfield, Connecticut
Wow. What a theatre

They don't make em like this anymore--def see (or perform!) a show here if you have the chance... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
New York
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
107 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5427
+1 607-277-8283
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The State Theatre of Ithaca is another example of an old-fashioned large movie theater repurposed and updated for concerts and various gigs of top-name musicians and entertainers. The stage and acoustics were excellent; the seats not so much (cramped, not enough leg room). Downtown Ithaca...More

Thank Cedar880
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

They don't make em like this anymore--def see (or perform!) a show here if you have the chance. Amazing space, decent seats and sound for old place like this. Quite large--1600 seats--so check seating chart and try for orchestra front half if you can. Orchestra...More

Thank Knohanz
Reviewed 19 February 2017

What can I say? So convenient for individuals residing near Ithaca,N.Y. Dan Smalls is bring top name entertainers in and showing movies occasionally and I for one thinks its great with renovation improvements being done to improve this once theater. In January 2017 we saw...More

Thank arnold t
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Saw a great concert, with great sound and an excellent selection of concessions at less than the ridiculous prices most theaters charge. Staff was friendly and it was a great night. Seats are a little cramped.

Thank JackInBrooklyn
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for a show. Sound is good, decent prices. Not bad at all. I'd recommend checking it out if you want to see someone here.

Thank xmax1614
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Visiting Ithaca and walking around the Commons before dinner, we came across the State Theatre, and Lucinda Williams and Buick 6 performing that evening. We got great seats in the balcony, and enjoyed 3+ hours of their bluesy rockin' music. Caveat: no airconditioning, and it...More

Thank mac_the_wild_rover
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Excellent, excellent, excellent show, theater, beverages, renovated bathrooms, etc... and the theater is still being renovated. Again Dan Small Productions is bring in top name talent and we have attended several shows there and will continue to do so! I have praised the Theater in...More

1  Thank arnold t
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Went there for the first time to see George Thorogood and want to return for other shows! Absolutely the most impressive venue I have ever seen. Takes you back in time when movie entertainment was king. Acoustics are perfect and the decor is amazing. If...More

Thank 447charlenes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Nothing like watching a good comedian or a great band play on this historic stage! I go as often as I can to watch a show!

Thank Avi S
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Saw Get The Led Out and as always enjoyed the show and the artists. The bathrooms have been renovated and renovations of this landmark theater are on going. There are muchies available with both wine and beer to wet ones alcohol buds. Dan Smalls is...More

Thank arnold t
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19 June 2016|
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Response from 447charlenes | Reviewed this property |
We parked on the street.Just around the block. There is a parking garage nearby.
13 June 2015|
Response from arnold t | Reviewed this property |
I do not know since I have never attended one of their movie showings.