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“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!!

Rialto Theater Receives Rawlings Foundation Grant for Floor

Rialto Theater Receives Rawlings Foundation Grant for Floor

  Board Members and Advisors of the Historic Rialto Theater in Florence, Colorado proudly accept a grant from the Robert Hoag Rawlings Foundation in the amount of $4,000. The grant will be used to finish the floor of the theater auditorium in time for the Rialto...

Fremont County Has Talent 2.0 Was a Great Success

Fremont County Has Talent 2.0 Was a Great Success

The Variety Show was a great success again this year, highlighting the talents of local Fremont County singers, piano players, guitars player, cellists, dancers, martial arts, and comedy skits. A great big THANK YOU to Michelle Hyatt, Director of this year's...

“Little Women” Sold Out Performance At The Rialto

“Little Women” Sold Out Performance At The Rialto

"Little Women" based on the book by Louisa May Alcott and dramatized by Kristin Laurence was performed at the Rialto Theater by the Rialto Players Acting Troupe on Feb 1,2,3,8,9,and 10. The final matinee was SOLD OUT. The play was directed by R.C. Wilkins. The story...

“Vintage Hitchcock – a live Radio Play” Opens at the Rialto

“Vintage Hitchcock – a live Radio Play” Opens at the Rialto

The Rialto Players opened their production named “Vintage Hitchcock a live Radio Play by Joe Landry. This production is directed by Janet Romanos. Our radio station employees will be creating on stage, as much of the live, sound effects needed during each of the three...

“The Valedictorian and the Sorcerer” Opens At The Rialto

“The Valedictorian and the Sorcerer” Opens At The Rialto

This musical is written and directed by guest director Tom Bruno. The Valedictorian and the Sorcerer is a Broadway-style musical about a brilliant young lady named Mashie who goes out to change the world. Naive but sincere, she has great success with her fellow...

91st Annual Florence Pioneer Days, Jim Bosse Concert

91st Annual Florence Pioneer Days, Jim Bosse Concert

The Crowning of Florence Pioneer Days Royalty was held at the Rialto Theater on Friday, Sept 14, 2018. Lupie Cortez was crowned Queen, and Patrick Cordova was crowned King. Music was provided by Jim Bosse