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Rising from an old warehouse, this Boise Theater is home to several acting companies. The 25,000 square-foot facility seats about 230 people in a simple, brick wall-lined space. However, theatergoers will find plenty of color in the lobby decorations and, of course, on stage. Fulton Street Theater and Balance Dance Company call it home, while the Idaho Shakespeare Festival offers classes and houses its administrative offices here.
Named after the renowned Idaho theater person Danny Peterson, who was known for his talent as a comic artist, Danny Peterson Theater in The Morrison Center is one of the major theater venues in towns. This stage is where many of the productions of the Department of Theater Arts at the Boise State University are performed. Rehearsals and acting and voice training classes are also held here. The theater can also be rented for private productions and events.
A historic theater located in downtown Boise, the Egyptian Theatre hosts movie nights, live concerts, film festivals, operas, and other cultural extravaganzas. This magnificent space exudes royalty with a classic decor that features rich earthy tones, chandeliers and plush seating. The venue often screens old favorites and is a must visit for cinephiles.