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The Englert Theater

221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
+1 319-688-2653
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Great theater

Caught a comedy show here during the Mission Creek Festival. I loved the theater—from the old... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
Des Moines, Iowa
Wonderful local entertainment venue

My wife and I have attended a wide range of musical performances here. The Englert's decor and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
John K
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221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3952
+1 319-688-2653
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Caught a comedy show here during the Mission Creek Festival. I loved the theater—from the old marquee sign, to the doorman opening the door with a warm welcome, the seating, lighting and the option to buy drinks. Would love to visit again!

Thank hymay
Reviewed 15 March 2016

My wife and I have attended a wide range of musical performances here. The Englert's decor and ambiance are elegant, and the venue is a perfect medium size for viewing both large and small groups. Management has done a nice job of booking top-drawer musicians....More

Thank John K
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Englert is an Iowa City staple, attracting some big names to the community. I was here for Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet the other night and was impressed as always. The sound quality was great and the staff were helpful and friendly. Drink...More

Thank YourTravelPath
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We saw the Irish musical group Gaelic Storm at the Englert Theatre. We knew the music was going to be great but the theatre itself was fantastic. Everyone was so friendly, from the doorman to the concession attendants. Sightlines were terrific. We sat in the...More

Thank Jesse E
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Watch out for seats 5 and 7 in the balcony. They are right behind the sound board with cramped legroom and distracting movement from the operator. Acoustics were poor too. Watched a Second City touring group, which was just ok. Stayed at the Sheraton and...More

Thank Deedeej2013
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

What a great venue for this amazing show. This was our first time and it was just lovely. The dancers, the costumes, and the stage were so professional. The live orchestra and children's choir were a bonus!

Thank kidsmom1999
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Have been here many times since it was renovated and love it every time. Awesome community landmark, beautiful vintage remodel.

Thank ldeninge
Reviewed 29 September 2015

One of my favorite places to experience a concert. There really isn't a bad seat in the house. The staff is great too.

Thank phillip s
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Saw Rickie Lee Jones on July 31 with my bride. Very nice venue, excellent acoustics, comfortable seats and a feeling of intimacy. Really enjoyed it! Will be going back in October.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Our favorite place in Iowa City to see a show. It's small enough to be intimate, but large enough to be able to get tickets for a show. The arts scene in IC is flourishing, with top performers coming to the area on a regular...More

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