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Rialto Square Theatre

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Address: 15 E van Buren St, Joliet, IL 60432-4211
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+1 815-726-7171
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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The Grand Rialto Theater

Rather than review one particular Night, let me say I have experienced the Rialto back when they showed Movies what a wonderful experience not to mention the timeless elegance of... read more

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Darryl M
Joliet, Illinois
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Joliet, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rather than review one particular Night, let me say I have experienced the Rialto back when they showed Movies what a wonderful experience not to mention the timeless elegance of a magnificent Building the Rialto is such a treat. I have seen Blues Bands,Rock and Roll, BB King Ko Ko Taylor Buddy Guy, Led Zeppelin tribute band and comedians. Its... More 

Thank Darryl M
Shorewood, Illinois, Usa
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Rialto is a beautiful theatre that really is quite grand on the inside. It has been beautifully taken care of and is a great place to see a play or a concert. Not to big just big enough.

Thank Susan S
Delta, Utah
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68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had tickets to see Olivia Newton John perform in this theater, and sadly, her performance was canceled and rescheduled. Unfortunately, we will not be here in August for the rescheduled performance. We went down to the theatre this morning to see if they had any tours we might take, so we could actually see the theatre. Once again, we... More 

Thank Chandlerk7
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Rialto Square to see "Celtic Woman" and enjoyed the theater as much as the show. As others have said, the theater was built right before the depression and is breathtaking, no other words describe it. I was impressed not only with the theater's ornate design but the fact that it has been beautifully restored and has the... More 

Thank Alan R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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480 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in off the street and was blown away by the amazingly detailed architecture. Beautifully maintained. Worth a visit just to experience.

Thank GrantHay
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this theatre for a dance Competition. The theatre itself is pretty, but wasn't very clean. Also, when it came to dressing rooms, the space was few & far between. They set up dressing rooms in another building, which made thing difficult.

Thank Lisa D
Morton, Minnesota
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8 reviews
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

The theatre was built in 1926. Very ornate a beautiful building inside, Typical of the grand theaters of the era.

Thank GADFLY714
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful theater - built in 20's, seats are very narrow and will not comfortably fit anyone who is not smallish in shape

Thank Theshad63
1 review
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Great place to capture a show! My wife and I have seen comedians, bands, and plays here. It is a very beautiful theater.

Thank Jake M
Joliet, Illinois
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26 reviews
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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Love visiting the Rialto. It's such a beautiful and historical place to visit. Even seeing the lady in white was quite an experience!

Thank Shannon C

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