“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

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

  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

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" 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

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

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

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

“The Savannah Sipping Society” Opens at the Rialto

By Paula Svincek The Florence Citizen The Rialto Theater continued it’s 2018 Season with the opening of “The Savannah Sipping Society,” the latest play written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, the...

“6 Million Dollar Band” in concert

The Rialto Theater hosted a concert featuring The 6 Million Dollar Band. This is part of the So.Co.Flo. concert series put on by Frog Dawg Productions. The concert was held on May 12, 2018.

Blossom Day Parade – 2018

The Rialto Theater and the Rialto Players joined forces to create a float for the annual Blossom Day Parade in Canon City.

“Fremont County Has Talent” Sold Out

The “Fremont County Has Talent” variety show was a resounding success. The theater was completely sold out for the performance. There were 28 acts featured in the show.

“Savannah Sipping Society” in Production

June 22 & 23 at 7pm June 24 Sunday matinee at 3pm June 29 & 30 at 7pm July 1 Sunday matinee at 3pm Tickets are $10 for general admission, and $7 for students/seniors. Tickets can be purchased in advance at: City Market in Canon City Coyote's Coffee Den in Penrose Big...

“Twelve Too Many” Production and Donation

A donation of $3,805 was presented to the Rialto by FHS students LaNae Terrian and Talia Smith, who wrote, directed, produced and acted in “Twelve Too Many”. All profits from the play were donated to the Rialto.

“Exit Laughing” Production

More than 700 theater patrons exited laughing from the Rialto and the recent six productions of “Exit Laughing”. Thanks to community for your outstanding support and to the Rialto Players for producing a most entertaining community theatre. The comedy grossed nearly $9,000.

Certificate of Occupancy

Florence's Rialto Theater Gets Certificate of Occupancy By Sarah Matott The Daily Record POSTED:   05/14/2017 11:02:11 AM MDT FLORENCE — The Rialto Theater is still in need of many renovations, but as restoration continues, the theater board will be able to raise...

“Ghost in the Political Machine”

Dinner Theater performances at the Rialto Theater, Florence, Aug 24 – 26 and Sep 1 – 3, 2017. Tickets were $22 per person and show-only tickets $10. Play written by Tom Bruno, owner of Papa’s! Restaurant. Opening Night Smashing Success!!! The theater doors opened at...

New Mural at PaPa’s Pizza!

The Rialto Board of Directors at PaPa’s Pizza Restaurant after the 2016 annual meeting held on March 17, 2017. Left to Right: Larry Baker, Ken Trusty, Todd Williams, Marty Burleson, Ron Hinkle and Steve Steele. Not present were Donna Murphy and Nancy Fenvyes. Note the...

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