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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
08:30 - 17:00
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1926 quality architecture

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

Reviewed 5 days ago
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW 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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 14 March 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 15 February 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 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
Chicago, Il
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Beautiful venue. Intimate setting. Great place to see shows and concerts. No bad seats. Highly recommended

Thank beezdee
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

So many great have entertained at this beautiful and architectural Theatre. It was wonderful to see this amazing place as an adult. Seeing as the last time was as a child. Yet the magic awe and wonder were still so prevalent as an adult. I couldn't keep my eyes from roaming from the wonderful stage and act to the amazing... More 

Thank K.b. E
New Lenox, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great location. Parking was easy at the bank lot south of the Rialto (on Sunday). A "live" family holiday event for our grandkids. Christmas decor and lighting provided many photo ops pre and post show. This theater provided a fantastic vehicle to present a live performance.

Thank Rmangun
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Rialto Square Theatre in downtown Joliet, IL is a gem. This beautiful theatre began life as a movie palace with a gorgeous pipe organ and hosted Vaudeville stage acts. Today the Rialto is big enough to attract big names and host private events year round. But it is small enough that every seat is close to the stage. Tickets... More 

Thank Craig L

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