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Rialto Square Theatre

15 E Van Buren St, Joliet, IL 60432-4211
+1 815-726-7171
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Truly an amazing theatre!

I am a lifetime resident of Joliet, Il. Grew up as a child going to the Rialto and did not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
856RobertS856
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Joliet, Illinois
Beautiful architecture awesome sound

Probably most beautiful theaters in the world 1930s carved statues, huge chandeliers really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jolietjeff
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Joliet, Illinois
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“movie palace” (6 reviews)
“pipe organ” (4 reviews)
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LOCATION
15 E Van Buren St, Joliet, IL 60432-4211
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+1 815-726-7171
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"beautiful theatre"
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"movie palace"
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"pipe organ"
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"classic theater"
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"historic venue"
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"balcony seats"
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"sound quality"
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"no bad seats"
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"great acoustics"
in 3 reviews
"downtown joliet"
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"great seats"
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"main floor"
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"guided tour"
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"vaudeville"
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"versailles"
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"architecture"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am a lifetime resident of Joliet, Il. Grew up as a child going to the Rialto and did not appreciate its beauty. I have traveled a lot in my lifetime and believe we have one of the most beautiful theatres in the world. There...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably most beautiful theaters in the world 1930s carved statues, huge chandeliers really unbelievable and great views from every seat

Thank jolietjeff
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We did not expect the theatre would be this drop-dead gorgeous. When we walked inside, our jaws just dropped! We would be glad to make the 3 hour trip again. What a beautiful theatre!

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We have been to the Rialto a few times and it is a really beautiful place. Gorgeous inside, we went last night to see Engelbert Humperdinck who did not disappoint. My first time seeing him,my only complaint like the last time were the acoustics a...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Without a doubt this is one of the nicest theatres I have ever attended. This is very easy to recommend. Beautiful and comfortable. Great setting!

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This Theater is defiantly the Jewel of Joliet. The Theater is Beautifully restored. As the other posters have said there is not a bad seat in the house, the acoustics are great. I would Highly recommend this Venue.

Thank Fred M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Went to a couple of concerts in Feb. The Rialto remains a great place to attend a concert or probably anything. Beautiful setting, the performers express their high regards to the venue every time. It is good to see the recent good shows being scheduled...More

Thank Lor018
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Rialto is simply gorgeous. Great place to see any show, there is not a bad seat in the house. Highly recommend. Been there several times. Off street parking and Several parking decks near.

Thank 219jeanie
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Wow what a beautiful place, the architecture and style of this old theater are awesome. Very ornate ceiling and great for concerts. I was there for the 3 Doors Down Acoustic concert and the sound was awesome!!

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I have been going to the Rialto my whole life, I remember seeing King Kong with Jessica Lange there with my mom as a young child. In high school I was working at Byron's and we had to cater a dinner for The Bozo Show...More

Thank Gina W
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sjeffrey446
8 April 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
yes it does and you can take it inside the theater
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beachqueenChicago
17 January 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.
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Chicagotraveler1956
6 April 2015|
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Response from jvmurph | Reviewed this property |
Tin Roof is very good and just a block from the Rialto.
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