ABBAFab

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Having played to sold-out crowds across the U.S. and abroad, ABBAFAB is a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA featuring the sensational talents of some of the most talented and loved artists and musicians! This multimedia production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 70s and 80s including monster […]

“Lives Well Lived” movie screening, nonprofit fair, and film discussion

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Lives Well Lived is a documentary celebrating the incredible wit, wisdom, and life experiences of 40 older adults living full and meaningful lives in their later years. Their stories are about perseverance, the human spirit, and staying positive during great personal and historic challenges. The purpose of the film is to create a bridge for […]

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Free Movie for Nurses Appreciation Week

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb is excited to announce a showing of How to Train Your Dragon in honor of Nurses Appreciation Week. All healthcare workers and first responders are invited to attend this showing free of charge to thank them for their hard work and sacrifice. All other attendees are suggested to make […]

SPIES OF THE WORLD: A GRATEFUL DEAD EXPERIENCE

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

They did it with Think Floyd USA, now they’re doing it with the Grateful Dead! The Egyptian Theatre is proud to present Spies of the World: Grateful Dead Experience, a brand new Grateful Dead tribute band that features some of the best musicians from across the United States. With over 150 years of combined professional […]

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning! It’s Bagpipes. It’s Rock. It’s Bagrock. AC/DC meets the poet Robert Burns. Where rock anthems sit comfortably alongside the great tunes from the glens and the mountains of Scotland. […]

$25 – $45

Liverpool Legends

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Liverpool Legends are four incredibly talented musicians and actors hand-picked by Louise Harrison- sister of the late George Harrison of The Beatles. Louise's involvement in Liverpool Legends makes them the ONLY Beatles Tribute Band with a direct family link to the original Fab Four. Liverpool Legends have headlined their own show in Branson Missouri since […]

Rhythm of the Dance

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The National Dance Company of Ireland brings their show RHYTHM OF THE DANCE to the Egyptian Theatre! It’s full of flailing feet and fiddles, futuristic dances, eye-catching lighting and costumes, sensational sound effects and is now one of the top 3 Irish step dance shows in the world. Apart from having World and Irish champion dancers; […]

Free Movie: Good Hair

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The movie is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Join us after the film for a panel discussion. Showing partnered with The Center for Black Studies at NIU.

Free Movie: The Wiz

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The movie is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Join us after the film for a panel discussion. Showing partnered with The Center for Black Studies at NIU.

Jazz at the Egyptian

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The Egyptian Theatre is proud to present the 5th annual "Jazz at the Egyptian" featuring performances by Jazz in Progress, the DeKalb High School Jazz Ensemble, the Sycamore High School Jazz Ensemble, and the NIU Jazz Orchestra. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind concert featuring performances by the area Jazz ensembles. Proceeds from the event will support […]

$7 – $17

BOO’ze & Spirits Flashlight Tour

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join the Egyptian Theatre staff as they share all the secrets and stories with a ‘balcony to backstage’ tour that focuses not only on the history of the 91-year-old building but also all of the Theatre’s ghostly guests. This tour, which is in the dark using only your flashlights, starts in our lobby and will include […]

$30

Satisfaction – The International Rolling Stones Show

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

“Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show" is the international touring tribute show to the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard highly rated show is entering their 20th year in production with over 4000 performances listed to their credit. Performing up to 150 shows a year, this highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast […]

$15 – $34

Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Since bursting to national acclaim after appearing as semi-finalists on ‘America’s Got Talent’ and winning the top honors on TRU TV’s ‘Fake Off’, Lightwire Theater has gone on to enthrall audiences worldwide with their unique combination of skill and grace as told through the technological innovations of moving light characters.  Follow the story of a […]

Think Floyd USA

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Think Floyd USA celebrates the music of Pink Floyd with a full-production tribute performance that showcases an energetic and phenomenally gifted cast alongside mesmerizing lights and video. Featuring nine passionate musicians and vocalists, Think Floyd USA includes several dedicated founding members who began the journey together in 2004. Deemed “absolutely amazing…the best Pink Floyd tribute […]

Rock Horror Picture Show

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Featuring the live shadow cast of "Irrational Masters".  The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an outrageous assemblage of the most stereo-typed science fiction movies, Marvel comics, Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello outings and rock 'n' roll of every vintage. Running through the story is the sexual confusion of two middle American Ike Age kids confronted by the […]

$15

The Big Sing @ The Egyptian Theatre

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

DeKalb, IL - A live choral concert with a chance for the community to sing-a-long at various points, promises to be a fun-filled afternoon at the newly renovated Egyptian Theatre, September 19th at 3 p.m. “The Big Sing” features local choral ensembles Cor Cantiamo, the Northern Illinois University Concert Choir and the concert choirs from […]

Yellow Brick Road: A Tribute to Elton John

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

There is no other performer who looks and sounds so much like Elton John, nor any tribute act that provides the experience of being at an actual Elton John concert, the way Gerald Brann and Yellow Brick Road does. Brann not only bears an uncanny resemblance to the international superstar, complete with his mannerisms and […]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Featuring the live shadow cast of "Irrational Masters". The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an outrageous assemblage of the most stereo-typed science fiction movies, Marvel comics, Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello outings and rock 'n' roll of every vintage. Running through the story is the sexual confusion of two middle American Ike Age kids confronted by the […]

$15

The McCartney Years

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The McCartney Years is the premier Paul McCartney concert experience endorsed by Paul McCartney/Wings guitarist, Denny Laine and USA Beatles promoter, Sid Bernstein, who labeled the show as, “…the BEST on the scene today.” The McCartney Years perform all the hits of Paul McCartney in his prime, spanning from the Beatles to Wings. This creates […]

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Egyptian Theatre Expansion Tour

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb is excited to announce its new Expansion Tours. These tours will begin at 6 PM on Tuesday, November 10th & 17th and Thursday, November 12th & 19th. The historic Egyptian Theatre recently completed a $6.5 million expansion project, the first since the Theatre opened in 1929. These tours will […]

$10.00

BOO’ze & SPIRITS HIGH OCTANE TOUR

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Take your Halloween night to the next level with our special BOO’ze & Spirits High Octane Flashlight Tour! Be ready for a truly haunted evening with special guest tour guide, paranormal medium Sheila, as you tour the theatre from 9 PM to midnight on the spookiest night of the year! Join the Theatre staff as they […]

Downtown DeKalb Spooktacular

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Show off your Halloween costume for the Downtown DeKalb Spooktacular at the Egyptian Theatre on Wednesday, October 21st! From 3-6PM have your picture taken under the Egyptian Theatre marquee and be handed an individual bag of candy. Pictures will be entered in a costume contest on the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page. Want to […]

Resurrection: A Journey Tribute

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Resurrection - A Journey Tribute, considered tobe ''The Gold Standard'' by which all Journey tributes are measured, faithfully recreates the experience of a 1980’s Journey concert. This dynamic and compelling band has featured some of Nashville''s hottest musicians, many whom who have performed, written, or recorded with the biggest names in the music industry - […]