Newsreel

Bob Weir – January 14, 2022

Bob Weir – January 14, 2022

Bob Weir was in concert at the Rialto theater in Florence on January 14, 2022 at 7pm. This was part of our Red Curtain Concert Series to help us raise money for a new stage curtain. Bob has been doing music for over 50 years. He played an eclectic show with many music...

Donation From the Lamberts of Canon Signature Mortgage for West Wall

Donation From the Lamberts of Canon Signature Mortgage for West Wall

Dave and Lynda Lambert, Canon Signature Mortgage donated $2,000 for Rialto exterior west wall project. The initiative was needed to repoint the joints and mortar and seal the bricks to keep moisture from wicking into the interior of the auditorium wall. The moisture...

“60 Degrees” – Red Curtain Series Concert

“60 Degrees” – Red Curtain Series Concert

The band "60 Degrees" performed at the Rialto Theater on Friday November 19, 2021. This concert was part of our Red Curtain Concert Series to help us raise money for a new stage curtain. "60 Degrees" is a vocal trio from Canon City, Colorado, formed in September 2019....

“The Odd Couple – Female Version” – Oct, 2021

“The Odd Couple – Female Version” – Oct, 2021

The Fremont Civic Theater presented "The Odd Couple - Female Version" at the Rialto Theater in Florence Oct 15 - Oct 24, 2021. This play was written by Neil Simon, directed by Nancy Fenyves, and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The play was...

Front Range Big Band – Oct 10, 2021

Front Range Big Band – Oct 10, 2021

The Front Range Big Band performed at the Rialto Theater in Florence on Oct 10, 2021. This 17-member group is from Colorado Springs and they play big-band era music. They were absolutely fabulous. Everyone was tapping their toes, moving their feet, and nodding their...

Junktique – Oct 2-3, 2021

Junktique – Oct 2-3, 2021

The Rialto Theater hosted several vendors inside, as well has having several tables of our own collectibles for sale. Main Street was blocked off for the outdoor vendors. Many visitors came in to the Rialto to see the wonderful items for sale and to see the progress...

“A Little Loco” Benefit Concert

“A Little Loco” Benefit Concert

A Little Loco band performed a benefit concert Saturday night. The mixed crowd of Rialto and community sponsors netted more than $450 in the inaugural "Red Curtain Concert Series". The proceeds from ticket and concession sales and donations will go for a new red...

“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder – July 2021

“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder – July 2021

"Our Town" Co-Directed by Jennifer Bowers and Bethany LaLogeProduced by: Fremont Civic Theatre This classic play was performed at the Rialto Theater on July 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18, 2021. Our wonderful cast and crew put in many long hours and lots of hard work to...

“Fremont County Has Talent” – June 5, 2021

“Fremont County Has Talent” – June 5, 2021

Over 20 acts were featured in this rich variety showcase of local talent. The performance played to a SOLD OUT house! The performers received a rousing response. Sue Haws was Director, and Anne Logan was Assistant Director. Show Line-Up: Act I "The Queenagers"-Day...

Rialto Received Donation From Florence Chamber of Commerce for PPE

Rialto Received Donation From Florence Chamber of Commerce for PPE

Pictured are board members (L->R) Secretary Bethany LaLoge, Marci Day, Marc Baluch, President Jennifer Bowers, Vice-President Todd Williams, Larry Baker, and Mike Patterson.   The Rialto sends a great big Thank You to the Florence Chamber of Commerce. Their...

Rialto Gears Up For Re-Opening

Rialto Gears Up For Re-Opening

Florence Architectural and Cultural Traditions Board (FACT), the non-profit guiding body for the Rialto Theater, elected their 2021 Board of Directors at a board meeting, Friday, March 19, as a first step toward reopening the Rialto after months of shut down due to...

Rialto: Road to Recovery

Rialto: Road to Recovery

We are on the road to recovery, along with the rest of our community. Please, if you can find the extra... Or if you don't need all of the stimulus money, consider donating to the Rialto. We have so much going on, and your past donations have made it all possible. New...

Rent The Marquee Campaign!!

Rent The Marquee Campaign!!

We are launching our “Rent the marquee” campaign!!! Ever wanted your name in lights? Want make someone’s birthday brighter? Are congratulations needed in a big way? The Rialto has EXACTLY what you need!! You can RENT our backlit marquee sign! For $50 you can have...

“Fools” by Neil Simon

“Fools” by Neil Simon

"Fools" played The Rialto Players presented "Fools" at the Rialto February 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, & March 1. "Fools" was written by Neil Simon and directed by Kathy Herrin. Synopsis: Written by Neil Simon, “Fools” is not in his usual genre, BUT this fun comedy is...

“Count Dracula”

“Count Dracula”

"Count Dracula" was presented by The Rialto Players at the Rialto Theater Nov 15-24, 2019. The dark comedy featured a very talented cast and fabulous set design. CAST LIST Sybil Seward: Jennifer Bowers Hennessey: Diane Rucker Dr. Arthur Seward: Keegan Flaugh Renfield:...

“Ugly Duckling” by Rialto Junior Players

“Ugly Duckling” by Rialto Junior Players

At the conclusion of the Children’s Summer Theater Camp (session 1), the Rialto Junior Players presented “The Ugly Duckling”. This was a humorous audience participation play; run, and acted by kids. This adaptation by Kevin M. Reese of the classic children’s fairy...

“DeathTrap” by Ira Levin

“DeathTrap” by Ira Levin

Deathtrap holds the record as the longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway. One of the great popular successes of Broadway history, this ingeniously constructed play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients: gasp-inducing thrills...

Blossom Day Parade – 2019

Blossom Day Parade – 2019

The Rialto Theater and the Rialto Players joined forces to create a float for the annual Blossom Day Parade in Canon City. Thanks to the design by Tom Mongam, the Rialto Players won 2nd place at the Blossom Day Parade!!