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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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Fantastic architecture!

I have been to the Rialto Theater a number of times in the past 15 years and every time I go there I am amazed all over again at the opulence inside this place. This place was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
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Joliet, Illinois
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Joliet, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I have been to the Rialto Theater a number of times in the past 15 years and every time I go there I am amazed all over again at the opulence inside this place. This place was built to impress, and it does not fail in that. It really must have been something to see in its' heyday, although it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I have been here for many concerts, plays and to see the Christmas trees. My first experience was when I was a chaperone for my daughters class and we toured the theater and saw how everything is run behind the scenes. I loved the wardrobe area. The costumes were so pretty.

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Homer Glen, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Wonderfully restored Grand Old Lady! One is transported to the past when you enter the beautiful lobby. It transport you to a time when life was more gentle and gracious. All too few buildings are being saved to show our history. Joliet has a fine gem!

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Lockport, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I perform with my orchestra, the Joliet Symphony Orchestra every year for the organ extravaganza. The theatre is absolutely gorgeous and the Staff are very professional.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This theater is absolutely beautiful and well maintained. We love to see shows here and often arrive early just to look around and admire the architecture! Tickets are reasonably priced especially for a professional and beautiful theater. Buy tickets today!

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Thank Becca H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful theaters you will ever see! They offer tours, so you can appreciate the architecture and beauty even if not there for a concert or theater presentation. Also available for weddings and private events.

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I've been here so many times, and each experience is really magical. The Rialto is Joliet's crown jewel. It's beautifully preserved, and you fee like you have stepped back in time when entering the doors. It's like going out on the town in Chicago, but much closer to home and with far better parking rates. I just saw Sinbad there... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

going to the Rialto as a child makes it more special as an adult. What a beautiful facility. The seats are a little tight but the venues take your attention. A true Joliet landmark.

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missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We really enjoyed seeing The Wiggles, in concert here. We sat in the first balcony, and had a great view. The theater is on The National Historic Registry and is absolutely beautiful!!! It looks as if every seat has a good view of the stage. The theater has been lovingly maintained . Very elegant. We parked in a public parking... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Amazing and stunning is how I would describe the Rialto! It's simply beautiful! The grandeur and splendor harken unto days gone by but the Rialto maintains its elegance throughout time! We drove into town to see "The Wiggles" and I was taken away by the spectacle that is The Rialto! Stunning! The staff were friendly and eager to help. There... More 

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