Reels at the rialto

A Nod to Our Vaudeville Past

2021/2022

Movie Series

The movie series, Reels at the Rialto, is a nod to our Vaudeville movie palace past, and feature for the entire family, shown on the retro movie screen by the new projector, generously donated by the Rialto Square Volunteers, inside the beautiful Rialto Square Theatre.

Doors will open at 6pm, all showings start at 7pm.

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June 2022

Toy Story 4

June 23 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Toy Story 4 - June 23, 2022 at The Rialto Square Theatre

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy.

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July 2022

The Sandlot

July 14 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Sandlot - July 14, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

When Scottie Smalls (Thomas Guiry) 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.

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August 2022

Bridesmaids

August 18 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Bridesmaids - August 18, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the bride's go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding.

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September 2022

Grease

September 8 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Grease - September 8, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of "Grease," the most successful movie musical of all time. A wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton-John) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) have a summer romance, but will it cross clique lines?

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October 2022

Hocus Pocus

October 13 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Hocus Pocus - October 13, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

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Reels Tickets

Tickets are $5 each, and will be available day-of at the Rialto Square Theatre Box Office.  

All seating is General Admission—first come, first serve. Cash and credit will be accepted for payment. Bar and concessions will be available for purchase.

Reels Sponsors

Special thanks to the following Reels at the Rialto Sponsors.

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