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Drinking Habits – April/May 2024

Drinking Habits – April/May 2024

The Rialto Theater Red Brick Players Presented   "Drinking Habits"   Written By: Tom Smith Directed By: Jerry RunnerSmith April 26, 27, 28 & May 3, 4, 5 at the Rialto With Encore Performances at the Jones Theater in Westcliffe May 18, & 19 Synopsis:...

“Belle of the Ball -or- Mother Claims the Lode”

“Belle of the Ball -or- Mother Claims the Lode”

The Rialto Theater Red Brick Players Present   "Belle of the Ball -or- Mother Claims the Lode"   Written By: Craig Sodaro Directed By: Jerry RunnerSmith SYNOPSIS: The fairy tales of Cinderella and Snow White are lassoed together in this high-kicking western...

Children’s Theater Program & Show

Children’s Theater Program & Show

The Rialto Theater hosted a Children's Theater Program July 24-Aug 4. This talented class of budding thespians presented "Stone Soup" and a talent showcase as the capstone of this experience on Aug 5 @ 2pm. "Stone Soup" is a beloved folktale often credited as...

“Measure for Measure” by William Shakespeare – 2023-07-09

“Measure for Measure” by William Shakespeare – 2023-07-09

The Westcliffe Center for the Performing Arts, located in the Jones Theater in Westcliffe, presented a one-day-only showing of their summer Shakespeare production "Measure for Measure" at the Rialto Theater. We had a great turnout and the performers did an amazing...

The Witness and the Judge

The Witness and the Judge

Written by: Ray Linebaugh Directed by: Ray Linebaugh & Kathy Herrin March 24, 25, 31, and April 1 @ 7pm Sunday Matinee March 26 and April 2 @ 2pm Synopsis: "The Witness and The Judge" is an original show written by local playwright Ray Linebaugh. It's the story of a...

“Check Please” – March 2023

“Check Please” – March 2023

The Rialto Theater Red Brick Players Present   "Check Please" -- and -- "Check Please: Take 3"   "Check Please" Dating can be hard. Especially when your date happens to be a raging kleptomaniac, or your grandmother's bridge partner, or a mime. “Check Please”...

Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration – Feb 26, 2023

Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration – Feb 26, 2023

The Rialto hosted a "Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration" on Sunday Feb 26, 2023 @ 2pm. Adam Ashley and the Cash Only Band filled the Rialto Theater today. We went from Standing Room Only to ***SOLD OUT***. Adam Ashley served the Rialto crowd like no other. All people...

Twas the Opening Night Before Christmas – Dec 2022

Twas the Opening Night Before Christmas – Dec 2022

The Rialto Theater and The Harvest Players Presented "Twas the Opening Night Before Christmas" Written By: Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus Directed By: Kathy Herrin There were 6 performances on Dec 2 - Dec 11, 2022 at the Rialto. We had such amazing crowds for many of...

Dawn of the Rose – Nov 20, 2022

Dawn of the Rose – Nov 20, 2022

The Rialto Theater presented a concert and tribute to long-time Fremont County music mogul Misty Dawn on Nov 20, 2022. Featured: (in order of appearance) The Honest Few, Voices of the Canyon, Smythe and Taylor, Adam Ashley, and Acme Bluegrass. Many of you know Misty...

Adam Ashley & Keith Leonhardt – Oct 21, 2022

Adam Ashley & Keith Leonhardt – Oct 21, 2022

Adam Ashley & Keith Leonhardt A Concert and a Conversation Guitars as Art is an opportunity to hear from Guitarists. The event is a mix of conversation, stories about their experiences as players and when they're not talking they're playing guitar... Adam Ashley has...

Apache Creek Fiddlers – Oct 8, 2022

Apache Creek Fiddlers – Oct 8, 2022

The Apache Creek Fiddlers played at the Rialto Theater on October 8, 2022 from 7pm - 9pm. We had a great turnout to listen to this amazingly talented family. The Apache Creek Fiddlers are an acoustic family band from Rye, CO who perform throughout Southern Colorado,...

Westrock – Sept 24, 2022

Westrock – Sept 24, 2022

Westrock performed at the Rialto on Aug 26, 2022 at 7pm. "Country Music with Mountain Stories." Westrock’s sound is high energy, hard-charging kick drum melodies with the folk-rock influences of the fiddle and mandolin. We’re here to celebrate the mountain tribe and...

Westrock – Aug 26, 2022

Westrock – Aug 26, 2022

Westrock performed at the Rialto on Aug 26, 2022 at 7pm. "Country Music with Mountain Stories." Westrock’s sound is high energy, hard-charging kick drum melodies with the folk-rock influences of the fiddle and mandolin. We’re here to celebrate the mountain tribe and...

Rialto Signature Golf Tournament – July 16, 2022

Rialto Signature Golf Tournament – July 16, 2022

The Rialto Signature Golf Tournament was held at the Sumo Golf Village - 5201 Gary Player Dr, Florence, CO A special thank you to Dave and Linda Lambert of Canon Signature Mortgage for your support, sponsorship, enthusiasm, and patience. We would like to thank all of...

Bill Emery and Friends – July 1, 2022

Bill Emery and Friends – July 1, 2022

Bill Emery and his amazing bandmates performed at the Rialto on July 1, 2022 at 7pm. They played a selection of Jazz and Swing music that really gets your toes tapping, along with a selection of Patriotic music in honor of Independence Day. This event was sponsored by...

Clue – May 20, 2022

Clue – May 20, 2022

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and...

Spring Fling featuring Front Range Big Band – April 30, 2022

Spring Fling featuring Front Range Big Band – April 30, 2022

The Front Range Big Band performed at the Rialto on April 30, 2022. Our theme was “Spring Fling” and we had several couples dress in period-specific costumes. We gave a prize for the best costume. THE NEW CENTURY BIG BAND was formed in October, 2002 as a "band for the...

Frady Catz Red Curtain Concert – Mar 4, 2022

Frady Catz Red Curtain Concert – Mar 4, 2022

The third concert in the Rialto’s Red Curtain series brought in nearly 100 folks last night. Frady Catz, a Canon City favorite rock band got the audience up and dancing for 2 ½ hours and without an intermission. Seen in the audience were Drew Frady’s wife Sue and two...

“Fools” by Neil Simon – February 2022

“Fools” by Neil Simon – February 2022

WHAT: The Harvest Players on a Role and the Rialto Theater presented "Fools" on February 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, & 27, 2022. "Fools" was written by Neil Simonand directed by Kathy Herrin. Synopsis: Written by Neil Simon, “Fools” is not in his usual genre, BUT this fun...