The Sandlot Gets a Date Change– July 31 @ 7pm

Joliet, IL (July 17, 2018) – Rialto Square Theatre announced today the viewing of the family favorite movie, The Sandlot, a part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, July 31st at 7pm.

“Due to a scheduling conflict and unforeseen circumstances we have rescheduled the showing of our third movie in the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series, The Sandlot, to Tuesday, July 31st at 7pm” Rialto Square Theatre executive director, Val Devine said. “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.” Patrons who have purchased advanced tickets, but cannot make the new date, can get a refund from the box office.

The Sandlot, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, has become a summer classic for people of all ages. When Scottie Smalls moves to a new neighborhood, he manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot. Together they go on a series of funny and touching adventures. The boys run into trouble when Smalls borrows a ball from his stepdad that gets hit over a fence. The movie is rated PG13 and the run time is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

Tickets for the original date will be honored on the new date. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the box office during normal business hours, or at the door the night of the movie. All tickets are $5, and seating is general admission. The doors to the lobby open at 6pm, followed by an organ concert around 6:30pm, and the movie at 7pm.

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JOLIET, IL (June 22, 2018) – On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ (, will play Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, IL on Tuesday, October 9th as part of its North American tour in 2018. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS will go on sale on Friday, June 29th at 10am and are available at

THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ is produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace Entertainment. Conceived by Simon Painter, the show’s creative team also includes executive producer Tim Lawson, director Neil Dorward and creative director Jim Millan.

Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages with a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth.

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We have partnered with local breweries around Joliet and surrounding areas to bring a unique experience for all. Craft beer enthusiasts will enjoy a sampling of beers from their favorite local breweries, while enjoying the ambiance of the majestic Rialto Square Theatre. La Loma Taco Truck will be on hand serving up the best tacos in the area.

Participating breweries include:
Elder Brewing
MyGrain Brewing
Evil Horse
Blue Island Brewing
Will Country Brewing
Metal Monkey
Solemn Oath
and more…

Tickets to the inaugural Rialto Square Theatre Beer Bash are $50, and include beer samples from each brewery, collectable mini pint glass, t-shirt, 3 tacos and live entertainment from some of our favorite local bands. Ticket quantities are limited so purchase your tickets quickly.

Tickets for the Beer Bash can be purchased in person at the Rialto Square Theatre Box Office during normal business hours (Monday- Friday, 12-4:30pm), at Chicago Street Pub, or online at

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Joliet, IL (June 15, 2018) – Rialto Square Theatre announced today the addition of three amazing shows to our summer/fall calendar. Celtic juggernauts, Gaelic Storm; comedian Heather Land; and iconic percussionist, Sheila E. will all perform live from the Rialto Square Theatre stage in the coming months.

Gaelic Storm
Sponsored by Irish American Society of County Will
Wednesday, August 15 @ 7:30pm
**Tickets On Sale Friday, June 22 at 10am**
This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live performance, and as you can imagine, after two decades and over 2000 shows, it is a true force to be reckoned with. With their latest release, Go Climb a Tree, their music has never sounded more representative of themselves as musicians and as live performers. The band attributes their continued success to their fanatic audience, and it’s a well-diversified crowd for sure. The country-music folks adore the storytelling, the bluegrass-heads love the instrumentals, Celtic fans love their devotion to tradition, and the rockers simply relish the passion they play their instruments with.

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Heather Land: i ain’t doin’ it Tour
Tuesday, September 11 @ 7:00pm
**Tickets On Sale Wednesday, June 20 at 10am**
Her hilarious Snapchat videos have us laughing — with more than 300 million views. Now you can see her in person on the 2018 i ain’t doin it Tour for a solid night of comedy as she says, “Full of crazy things I ain’t doin (and a lot of mess I’ve already done). I’m also bringing some music your way so get ready!” A VIP Experience is available including a meet and greet.

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Sheila E.
Friday, October 12 @ 8pm
**Tickets On Sale Friday, June 22 at 10am**
Sheila E. is a world renowned, multi-talented musician whose career has spanned over thirty years. Throughout her time in the music industry, Sheila E. has carved a name for herself as one of the world’s most gifted and iconic percussionists, having collaborated with numerous talents such as George Duke, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Estefan and Prince. Sheila’s current album ICON was followed by both US and European tours, as well as the release of her biography, The Beat of My Own Drum (Simon and Schuster).

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Joliet, IL (June 1, 2018) – Rialto Square Theatre and JS Touring announced today that America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will return to the Rialto Square Theatre stage on Wednesday, July 18th at 7:00PM. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 8th at 10:00AM.

Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. He now sets his sights on performing both nationally and internationally in 2018.

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Joliet, IL (May 18, 2018) – 98°, the Billboard chart-topping boyband, who have sold more than 10 million records worldwide, will bring their holiday album, Let It Snow, to the Rialto Square Theatre on Thursday, December 20th 2018. Tickets go on-sale Friday, May 25th at 10am.

In five short years — from 1997 to 2002 — they’d sold a staggering 10 million records, scored a chart-topping single, “Thank God I Found You,” with Mariah Carey and Joe, and collaborated with their collective idol, Stevie Wonder, on “True to Your Heart,” for the 1998 animated Disney film, Mulan. Their four-million-selling album, 98° and Rising (1998, Motown), spawned the top-5 favorites “Because of You,” “I Do,” and “The Hardest Thing,” while 2000’s Revelation (Universal Records), which sold two million copies, peaked at number 2 on the Billboard 200 and yielded a trio of hits, “Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche),” “My Everything” and “The Way You Want Me To.”

In 2001, the all-Ohio-raised quartet decided to take a break. Their sold out tours in 2013 and 2016 proved a demand for 98° so when the timing was right with the band’s schedules, they recorded and released their first full-length Christmas album in 18 years, Let It Snow.

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