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November 2021

Teddy Bear Tea – 9:30am

November 26 @ 9:30 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Teddy Bear Tea at the Rialto Square Theatre

The Rialto Square Theatre holiday tradition continues. Young and old alike will enjoy this family tradition featuring delicious food and family fun complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake teddy bear. A ticket is required for all in attendance and space will fill up quickly!

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Teddy Bear Tea – 12:30pm

November 26 @ 12:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Teddy Bear Tea at the Rialto Square Theatre

The Rialto Square Theatre holiday tradition continues. Young and old alike will enjoy this family tradition featuring delicious food and family fun complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake teddy bear. A ticket is required for all in attendance and space will fill up quickly!

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DAUGHTRY – The Dearly Beloved Tour

November 27 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Daughtry, Sevendust and Temonti

Daughtry, one of the most visible and consistent Rock & Roll torchbearers of the 21st Century, has sold over 9 million albums and 16million singles worldwide as well as selling out concerts across the globe.

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Von Heidecke’s Chicago Festival Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker

November 28 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Von Heidecke’s Chicago Festival Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker

This holiday favorite fairytale ballet is perfect for the entire family. The magical production features lavish costumes, exquisite sets, including a Christmas tree that grows before your eyes, and sensational choreography by ballet master, Kenneth von Heidecke. Journey through the land of whirling snowflakes and visit the kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. This is one holiday tradition you won’t want to miss.

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December 2021

Merry Little Soiree Featuring the Nova Soul Quartet – Dec. 1

December 1 @ 6:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Merry Little Soiree featuring music from Nova Soul

Local favorite, Nova Soul will present an evening of holiday themed music. Enjoy an evening of drinks, food, and music by Nova Soul. Reservations are required. Each table of two will receive a charcutarie board, bottle of wine, and two Rialto stemless wine glasses to remember the magical evening.

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Big Bad VooDoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party

December 2 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Big Bad VooDoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s unique and spirited “Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party” has become an eagerly anticipated annual family event.

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Kansas Announces – Point Of Know Return Anniversary Tour at Rialto Square Theatre

December 4 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Kansas - Point Of Know Return Anniversary Tour

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be embarking on the final leg of their popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour stopping at the Rialto Square Theatre on Saturday, December 4th, 2021, at 7:30 pm.

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Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular

December 5 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular brings the joy and excitement of the holiday season to your theater like never before.

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular brings the joy and excitement of the holiday season to your theater like never before. This all-new production features some of the greatest holiday songs of all time performed with the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica. Experience the chills, thrills, and excitement of the best Cirque performers from around the world performing to your holiday favorites.

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Halestorm

December 8 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Halestorm

Since their inception in 1998, Halestorm have toured extensively with a diverse variety of artists, including Eric Church, Joan Jett, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, ZZ Top and Evanescence.

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MY NAME IS NOT MOM

December 9 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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My Name is Not Mom

“My Name Is NOT Mom” is a hilarious journey through motherhood where fans can lighten up and let loose with the ladies who got them through the pandemic. Boasting a combined social following of over 12 million and after helping scores of moms get through quarantine, the comedic trio will share their take on mothering through the sleepless nights of the toddler years, the trials of middle school madness, and an occasional temptation to physically attack their high schoolers. The unique live event will feature stand-up, stories, and videos from the online community and audience interaction to create an up-close and personal experience that will leave fans laughing the night away.

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Million Dollar Quartet Christmas

December 10 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Million Dollar Quartet Christmas

Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley come together again to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Sun Records, now donned with a Christmas tree, garland, and mistletoe, rings with the sounds of the season and the chart toppers that made these four famous. Follow along with the gang’s usual antics as we journey through a story of Christmas past, present, and future. It's a jam-packed evening of holidays hits and classic characters you won't want to miss!

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Santa’s Secret Workshop

December 12 @ 1:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Santa’s Secret Workshop

Does your child want to make a secret gift for someone special? Bring them to Santa’s Secret Workshop where they will create and wrap a special holiday gift for the recipient of their choice. While your child is crafting, you will enjoy holiday theme activities, food, and drinks with fellow parents. Reservations required.

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It’s a Wonderful Life

December 12 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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It's a Wonderful Life Movie

It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas family fantasy drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift, which Philip Van Doren Stern self-published in 1943 and is in turn loosely based on the 1843 Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol. The film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his personal dreams, to help others in his community, and whose suicide attempt on Christmas Eve brings about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence shows George how he, George, has touched the lives of others and how different life would be for his wife Mary and his community of Bedford Falls if he had not been born.

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MOTOWN CHRISTMAS

December 14 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Motown Christmas

“A Motown Christmas” starring the Motown Experience kicks off the Holiday Season with a family- oriented, sing-along holiday spectacular at the Rialto Square Theatre on Tuesday, December 14th @ 7:30 pm.

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Merry Little Soiree Featuring The Nova Soul Quartet – Dec. 15

December 15 @ 6:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Merry Little Soiree featuring music from Nova Soul

Local favorite, Nova Soul will present an evening of holiday themed music. Enjoy an evening of drinks, food, and music by Nova Soul. Reservations are required. Each table of two will receive a charcutarie board, bottle of wine, and two Rialto stemless wine glasses to remember the magical evening.

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The Polar Express

December 18 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Polar Express

Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

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American Legion Band Concert

December 19 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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American Legion Band Concert

The Joliet American Legion Band will bring the sounds of the season to life on the Rialto Square Theatre stage. Enriched in tradition, military sharpness and musical integrity, these musicians are delighted to bring you an unforgettable performance with their tremendously rousing musical spirit. A ticket is free in exchange for a generous food/non-perishable donation.

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Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

December 22 @ 1:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Miracle on 34th Street Movie

In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain's main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity.

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January 2022

The Greatest Showman

January 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Greatest Showman - January 20, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Growing up in the early 1800s, P.T. Barnum displays a natural talent for publicity and promotion, selling lottery tickets by age 12. After trying his hands at various jobs, P.T. turns to show business to indulge his limitless imagination, rising from nothing to create the Barnum & Bailey circus. Featuring catchy musical numbers, exotic performers and daring acrobatic feats, Barnum's mesmerizing spectacle soon takes the world by storm to become the greatest show on Earth.

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February 2022

A Star is Born

February 17, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A Star is Born - February 17, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

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