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Rialto Square Theatre

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15 E van Buren St, Joliet, IL 60432-4211
+1 815-726-7171
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Jewel of Joliet!

This is one of the most beautiful theaters in the state. Inspiried by various European sites, this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pontiac, Illinois
Beautiful historic theater!

The Rialto Theatre is an incredibly beautiful and historic venue. The property itself gets... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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  • Average1%
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15 E van Buren St, Joliet, IL 60432-4211
+1 815-726-7171
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful theaters in the state. Inspiried by various European sites, this theater is a stunner...gorgeous chandaliers, impressive architecture, beautifully restored. Go for a show or book your event here. It is a fantastic venue for a wedding. The building...More

Thank roadtrippinchick
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The Rialto Theatre is an incredibly beautiful and historic venue. The property itself gets 5-stars. The seats are comfortable. The staff is friendly. Prices for drinks are reasonable, and you can enjoy your beverage in your seat. They have handicap seating and even an elevator...More

Thank MidwestAlpinist
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here since I was a young girl!! Love to come here for concerts. It's a beautiful place to look at!! The artwork in this building is really something you have to experience. Great employees. Small venue, not huge at all, the good...More

Thank Sheila G
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful historical theatre. I went here as a child and now accompanied by my granddaughter. The venue offers architecture , plenty of leg room in aisle rows, comfortable seats and great entertainment.

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

The outside of this place good but the inside is beautiful. Kinda takes your breath was the first time you walk in.

Thank Rdhatfield
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I see a lot of shows at this theater and it is beautiful inside. There are many shows and live entertainment things you can see. You can visit the website to see more.

Thank Cathrine138
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Every performance we have been to at the Rialto has been a most pleasant experience - from the easy access ticket office, the most pleasant ushers, right down to the free assessable parking, this place is tops in my book!! You will not be disappointed.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed July 3, 2017

The Rialto Square Theatre opened in 1926. The theater was designed in the Neo-Baroque style. The ornate theater is gorgeous! It was originally a vaudeville movie palace. It now has occasional shows for plays, concerts, etc. I just wish the theater would be more accessible...More

Thank Angie_Ohio
Reviewed June 18, 2017

What a beautiful theater. It's definitely a nice treat when in downtown Joliet. The sound system was nice, the place comfortable and very nicely well kept.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

The Rialto shouldn't exist. It was built years ago when beauty and grace where assumed in public buildings. In addition, there is a concert organ that is thrilling to hear. When you walk in you are in the midst of a palace. Light. Colour. Good....More

Thank Johann20172017
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January 17, 2016|
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Response from marcym3804 | Reviewed this property |
The main floor is good but if you can get the seats in the first couple rows if the balcony you will be able to see the whole stage.
April 6, 2015|
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Response from jvmurph | Reviewed this property |
Tin Roof is very good and just a block from the Rialto.