Revived from the ashes of the fallen movie house, the egyptian is a capitol Hill staple featuring first run films and SIFF’s Midnight Adrenaline series.
Not only is the Egyptian home to first run and genre films, but it also hosts the city’s BEST Rocky Horror Cast each month.
The Classic interior of the Egyptian welcomes you With its monster screen and vintage Egyptian themed decor. Parking is available in the direct vicinity and Snacks as well as craft beer and wine are available in the lobby.
Opened in 1915, the Eygptian had long been an arthouse gem in the neighborhood’s vibrant Pike-Pine district. It screened movies for the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) and was known for its eclectic indie, foreign and midnight fare in a classic Freemason building.
Originally built as a Masonic Temple, the theatre was taken over by the Seattle International Film Festival in 1980, and converted into an Egyptian-themed art house cinema.