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The Englert Theater

221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
+1 319-688-2653
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Good times at an old time venue

This is an "old time" movie theatre which now hosts many high quality acts and movies often not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Iowa City, Iowa
Beautiful and Intimate

We love the Englert. It's beautiful, historical and you have such an intimate experience with... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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“great venue” (9 reviews)
“second row” (2 reviews)
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221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
+1 319-688-2653
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 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 30 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 Dogan D
Reviewed 16 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 26 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 11 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
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I got second row tickets to a show for waaay less than I ever would have imagined. We saw a nationally touring comedian and really enjoyed the show. The theater itself is a neat place. The parking ramp is two blocks east and it's in...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Englert theater has been in Iowa City for decades first as a movie theater then it became a great venue for many other local events hosting a variety of shows and local gatherings, and celebrations such as The Annual Iowa City Human Rights Commission's...More

Thank 307seascape
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a wonderful theater. It hosts: musical guests of national renown; university events; lectures; and, more. If you travel to Iowa City you should always check for shows at the theater.

Thank James W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great historic venue with great shows at reasonable prices. Nicely remodeled and equipped with a good sound system. A Must See!

Thank ajottmar
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