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October 2018

MATHEMAGIC

October 26
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the Rialto Square Theatre School Matinee Series presented by Midland States Bank TICKETS: $6 by May 31st, $7 starting June 1st Grades K-3 | 9:30am Grades 4-8 | Noon Call the Rialto Square Box Office at 817.726.6600 or email Kris Hernandez to make your reservation today! MATH IS AMAZING! Internationally renowned magician, Bradley Fields, captivates the audience with his famous magic illusions, and then teaches the secrets behind some startling math tricks. One of the foremost school…

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PARANORMAL TOUR 2018

October 29 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Spend part of your Halloween week with the supernatural at Rialto Square Theatre! You will spend 3 hours with our paranormal investigators conducting a real research investigation. Explore the “hot spots” of the esplanade, rotunda, and theatre. Inspect the green room and Star’s Dressing Room for signs from the after-life.

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

October 30 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the #TBTuesday Summer Movie Series  $5 at the door | All seats are General Admission Rated PG | 1 hour and 46 minutes Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather's estate in Transylvania. Arriving at the castle, Dr. Frankenstein soon begins to recreate his grandfather's experiments with the help of servants Igor (Marty Feldman), Inga (Teri Garr) and the fearsome Frau Blücher (Cloris Leachman). After he creates his…

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November 2018

THE HUMAN BEING TOUR WITH JOHN CRIST

November 1 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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With over 100 million video views, comedian and viral sensation John Crist is the next big thing in standup comedy. Whether you know him from viral videos like “Millennial International,” “Road Rage in the Church Parking Lot,” or BuzzFeed’s “Signs You Grew Up Christian,” Crist has solidified his comedic prowess with over 200 live shows a year, highlighted by recent television appearances on Live at Gotham and Laughs on Fox.

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BOZ SCAGGS: OUT OF THE BLUES TOUR 2018

November 2 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Boz Scaggs joined the Steve Miller Band in 1967, performing on the albums Children of the Future and Sailor, before launching his solo career in 1968. Scaggs continued to mine a personalized mix of rock, blues, and R&B influences, along with a signature style of ballads on such influential '70s albums as Moments, Boz Scaggs & Band, My Time, Slow Dancer and Silk Degrees.

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KEVIN O’LEARY LIVE

November 6 @ 5:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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FREE- Register at the link below REGISTER HERE Kevin O'Leary, from ABC's SHARK TANK, will be hosting a LIVE wealth-building event in Joliet, and tickets won't last long! Join us at this fun, relaxed and informative Conference that is guaranteed to give you a new way to think about making money like never before. The opportunities are virtually limitless! Shark Retreats presents, “How Entrepreneurs are profiting from the Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires”. This event is all about helping you succeed.…

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DON FELDER: FORMERLY OF THE EAGLES

November 8 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Don Felder is renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles, one of the most popular and influential rock groups of our time. A member of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1998, Felder served as a member of The Eagles for 27 years, putting his mark on numerous Eagles milestones.

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RODNEY CARRINGTON

November 16 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Rodney Carrington is a multitalented comedian, actor, and writer, who has recorded multiple comedy albums, selling over 3 million copies. Morning Wood has been certified gold and Greatest Hits has been certified platinum by the RIAA. Rodney starred in his own TV sitcom Rodney, which ran for two seasons on ABC. He co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film Beer for My Horses. In 2011 Rodney partnered with the American Country Awards (ACA), presenting at their awards show and hosting the American Country New Year's Eve Live show on Fox.

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A VERY RIALTO CHRISTMAS: A FAMILY CONCERT EXPERIENCE

November 19 @ 5:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Kick off the holiday season with this very special family concert event that is sure to be one of your favorite holiday traditions. Former Rialto Idol Junior winner, Agne G returns to the Rialto Square stage where it all began to share her talents with the community.

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HOSPICE LIGHTS OF LOVE

November 21 @ 5:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Tickets: For more information on ticketing, contact Joliet Area Community Hospice at 815.740.4104. The Joliet Area Community Hospice Lights of Love tree lighting will take place on Wednesday, November 21 at 5 pm. The ceremony is a time to honor and remember family and friends during the holiday season. Contact Joliet Area Community Hospice for more information at 815.740.4104.

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TEDDY BEAR TEA (9:30 AM)

November 23 @ 9:30 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Rialto Square Theatre holiday tradition continues. Young and old alike will enjoy this special brunch featuring delicious food and family fun complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake teddy bear.

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TEDDY BEAR TEA (12:30PM)

November 23 @ 12:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Rialto Square Theatre holiday tradition continues. Young and old alike will enjoy this special brunch featuring delicious food and family fun complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake teddy bear.

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THE POLAR EXPRESS

November 24 @ 1:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis 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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THE OAK RIDGE BOYS: SHINE THE LIGHT ON CHRISTMAS TOUR 2018

November 25 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A mixture of traditional and contemporary songs—including religious, romantic and fun holiday tunes—makes up the set list, which includes songs from the Oaks’ seven bestselling Christmas CDs. A highlight of the evening is the much-loved ‘rocking chair’ segment where each BOY rocks by the fireplace and shares personal thoughts about Christmas.

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MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL

November 27 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles!

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KENNY G: THE MIRACLES HOLIDAY & HITS TOUR

November 29 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop, and Latin to a jazz foundation solidifying his reputation as the premiere artist in contemporary jazz.

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MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

November 30 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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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.

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December 2018

THE NUTCRACKER

December 2 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet presents this holiday favorite fairytale ballet that 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.

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JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING

December 3 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Jason Bonham has been around legendary rock music since birth. That is what happens when you are the son of renowned drummer, and founding member of iconic rock band Led Zeppelin, John Bonham. Jason spent much of his childhood playing the drums for family friends like Jimmy Page and band members from Bad Company.

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NOËL: A NEW FAMILY HOLIDAY MUSICAL

December 4 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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NOËL is a stunning new holiday musical from top-selling children’s author Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl) and preeminent Irish film composer Liam Bates.

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HOLIDAY LUNCHEON & ORGAN CONCERT

December 5 @ 11:00 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Enjoy the sounds of the season and a delicious catered lunch at the Rialto Square Theatre while local school choirs serenade you. Then move into the Theatre where members of the Joliet Area Theatre Organ Enthusiast Society will play your favorite holiday carols on the famous Barton Grand Theatre Pipe Organ.

Please call 815.726.6600 for ticket information.

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A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS

December 7 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A holiday entertainment blockbuster set to dazzle audiences of all ages. Featuring the best talent from around the globe, A Magical Cirque Christmas has it all – jaw-dropping magic, breathtaking circus acts, and the most angelic voices singing your favorite Christmas carols with incredible live musicians on stage.

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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE RADIO BROADCAST

December 8 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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An annual holiday tradition at the Rialto Square Theatre-- join WJOL for an evening you won’t forget, as local radio talents perform the Christmas classic, It’s A Wonderful Life live from the Rialto Stage, as it broadcasts on WJOL simultaneously.

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AMERICAN LEGION BAND CONCERT

December 9 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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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.

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THE TENORS: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

December 14 @ 8:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Multi-platinum, JUNO Award-winning vocal supergroup, The Tenors, comprised of Clifton Murray, Fraser Walters and Victor Micallef, blend classical music and contemporary pop to deliver powerful performances and outstanding harmonies for audiences around the world. Since 2008, The Tenors have sold over 1 million albums worldwide, performed more than 1,000 shows on five continents and made over 200 television appearances.

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BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY’S WILD & SWINGIN’ HOLIDAY PARTY!

December 15 @ 8:00 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! is a jumpin’ and jivin’ extravaganza featuring one-of-a-kind originals and reworked Yuletide classics in true BBVD style, with an energetic performance to be enjoyed by all ages.

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THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

December 16 @ 3:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases -- past, present and future. They show him the error of his self-serving ways, but the miserable old man seems to be past any hope of redemption and happiness.

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98° AT CHRISTMAS

December 20 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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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.

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January 2019

WYNONNA AND THE BIG NOISE

January 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 34-year career. As one-half of the legendary mother/daughter duo "The Judds," Rolling Stone once dubbed Wynonna as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline."

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THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY RIALTO SQUARE THEATRE BRIDAL EXPO

January 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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We offer the widest variety of everything you need to plan the wedding of your dreams – all at the beautiful Rialto Square Theatre. We provide a cost-effective, convenient presentation of wedding-related services while providing our attendees the finest selection of resources to plan the perfect wedding.

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AMBER BROWN IS NOT A CRAYON

January 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the Rialto Square Theatre School Matinee Series presented by Midland States Bank TICKETS: $6 by May 31st, $7 starting June 1st Grades 1-3 | 10:00am Call the Rialto Square Box Office at 817.726.6600 or email Kris Hernandez to make your reservation today! Amber Brown is having what may be the worst year of her life. She and Justin Daniels were the perfect team: they laughed at each other’s jokes, sat next to each other in class, and…

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February 2019

POSTMODERN JUKEBOX: WELCOME TO THE TWENTIES 2.0

February 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The multi-talented collective reimagines contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears, from swing to doo-wop, ragtime to Motown – or, as creator Scott Bradlee himself puts it, “pop music in a time machine.” Started by Bradlee in 2009, PMJ has gone on to amass more than 950 million YouTube views with 3.3 million subscribers, and have chalked up more than 1.5 million likes on Facebook.

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SHAUN BOOTHE PRESENTS THE UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY SERIES

February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the Rialto Square Theatre School Matinee Series presented by Midland States Bank TICKETS: $6 by May 31st, $7 starting June 1st Grades 4-12 | 10:00am Call the Rialto Square Box Office at 817.726.6600 or email Kris Hernandez to make your reservation today! Told through a Hamilton-style performance, in the Unauthorized Biography Series, award-winning hip hop artist and TEDx speaker Shaun Boothe pours his talent into a presentation designed to motivate young audiences using rap songs that chronicle…

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PBS KIDS LIVE! REALLY BIG TINY ADVENTURE

February 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for children, is proud to present their first ever live theatrical touring stage event. PBS KIDS Live! Really BIG tiny Adventure presented by Zappos adaptive is more then a show. Fun, learning, and exploration begin as soon as you arrive with an in-lobby experience for the whole family. Favorite PBS KIDS characters from Arthur, Nature Cat, Ready Jet Go!, Princess Presto and Super WHY! are available to meet, greet, and pose for photos.

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March 2019

LAURA INGALLS WILDER

March 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A part of the Rialto Square Theatre School Matinee Series presented by Midland States Bank TICKETS: $6 by May 31st, $7 starting June 1st Grades 2-6 | 10:00am Call the Rialto Square Box Office at 817.726.6600 or email Kris Hernandez to make your reservation today! Laura and her family travel across America in search of a place they can call home. Facing obstacles such as scarlet fever and eviction from their land, their pioneering spirit and family bonds are tested…

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May 2019

THE SOUND OF MUSIC: LIVE ON STAGE

May 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to the Rialto Square Theatre. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.

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