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Rialto Square Theatre

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Address: 15 E. Van Buren Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone Number: (815) 726-7171
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Alton Brown

We saw Alton Brown there. Every seat was good and the atmosphere was great.The architecture was beautiful. I just wish we knew more about the area before we went for dining... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We saw Alton Brown there. Every seat was good and the atmosphere was great.The architecture was beautiful. I just wish we knew more about the area before we went for dining options.

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Crest Hill, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I've been going to this theatre since I was a little girl. My grandmother saw "Gone With The Wind" here too. This was an old vaudeville theatre during the 1920's and is decorated to mimic "Versailles."

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manhattan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Rialto is a beautiful Theatre. They have many concerts playing and we enjoy going to the Rialto to watch special movies, after the Easter Parade.

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Awesome venue for plays or concerts! The older décor is charming & welcoming. I've never had a bad experience here.

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Wheaton, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been to the Rialto for both plays and receptions. It is a most interesting venue, something right out of the 1920s and filled with history, glitz and glitter. The detail in the ceiling, wall and flooring is amazing and it is truly a benefit to Joliet to have this historical gem preserved. If you have never been to... More 

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Joliet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If you have experienced one or more of the renovated theaters in Chicago (Like the Chicago Theater) and liked the atmosphere of a vintage 20th century theater, you need to consider attending a performance at the Rialto Square Theater in Joliet. The beautiful and ornate venue offers an annual performance series and many special appearances as well. Rich in tradition,... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

I love the beautiful architecture of this theatre. It is a wonderful setting to view a show! I have seen many artists here and every time is enjoyable. I recently graduated college and it was held here. It was too beautiful for words! A little advice..if you can use the bathroom during the show..there are only two and they get... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have been there for several concerts and never had a bad experience. Seats are all good, the acoustics are good and the volunteers who run the place are very friendly. My only suggestion is that they desperately need more bathrooms.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Rialto has been around for over 70 years at least. My grandfather helped build it. The craftsman that were involved took tremendous pride in their work and the results are proof positive. This facility is gorgeous and provides a great background and venue for weddings, parties etc. The acoustics are very good and so is the seating in the... More 

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Channahon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We enjoy every thing about going to this place, the beauty, not a bad seat in the house, sound excellent, stage and lighting fantastic

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Additional Information about Rialto Square Theatre

Address: 15 E. Van Buren Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone Number: (815) 726-7171
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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