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“Savannah Sipping Society” in Production

The Savannah Sipping Society, by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope the next Rialto Players show has been cast and is in production. This heartfelt southern comedy is scheduled for the last two weekends in June 2018 at the Historic Rialto Theater in downtown Florence,...

“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...

“A Bad Year For Tomatoes Production”

Upcoming Fremont Civic Theatre Play Will Be The Rialto Theater's First in 20 Years By Sara Knuth The Daily Record POSTED:   01/12/2017 07:53:22 AM MST FLORENCE — With restoration crews on site and a master plan in the works, Florence's historic Rialto Theater is still...

Gin Blossom Concert

Thanks for Your Support at the Gin Blossom's Concert! Aug. 20, 2016   Great concert in support of the Rialto Renovation! More people should have enjoyed the music and comradery!!! Photos taken by Board Vice President Todd Williams who also introduced the...

It Just Makes Good Cents

Rialto to host 'It Just Makes Good Cents' Campaign   THE DAILY RECORD POSTED:   06/22/2016 08:19:35 AM MDT Rialto to host 'It Just Makes Good Cents' campaign The "dog days of summer" has a new meaning for the Rialto Theater in Florence. Beginning with Memorial Day and...

Restoration of Historic Rialto Theater Gains Steam

Back to Life: Restoration of Historic Rialto Theater Gains Steam By Sara Knuth Special to the Daily Record POSTED: 04/20/2016 07:23:03 AM MDT The Rialto Theater at 209 W. Main St. in Florence. (Carie Canterbury/ Daily Record) When it comes to a local theater that was...

Rialto Receives $50,000 Matching Gift Proposal

Rialto Receives $50,000 Matching Gift Proposal By Sarah Rose The Daily Record POSTED:   12/21/2015 06:19:50 PM MST A $50,000 matching gift offer for the Rialto Theater was announced Sunday during a fundraising event for the building. "We are proud to make this...

Lights, Camera, Action Part 2

Lights, Camera, Action Part 2 FLORENCE -- The historic Rialto Theater in Florence will once again experience lights, camera and action as a videotaping outside the theater is planned for Feb. 28 beginning at 7 p.m.  Local talent, dressed in period clothing and vintage...

Thanks to Those Who Supported the Lights, Camera, Action Fundraiser!

Rialto Theater 209 W. Main Street Florence, CO 81226 www.historicrialtotheater.org February 4, 2016 Many Thanks to Those Who Supported our Lights, Camera, Action Fundraiser! The Historic Rialto Theater Board of Directors would like to extend a heart-felt thanks and...

Haunted House Photos

Photos from the Rialto Theater's Haunted House!!! By Tonya Tingey and Terry Seal, Oct. 31, 2015   The guests of the Historic Rialto's Haunted House were of various ages but all would agree that this was a fun...

Rialto Theater Gears Up for Upcoming Haunted House

Rialto Theater Gears Up for Upcoming Haunted House By Tonya Tingey, Oct. 19, 2015 Come ye, come ye, brave of heart!  Haunted house seeks victims especially those afraid of clowns!  Are you brave enough?  Come and see and bring a lot of friends who will get really...

Group Pushes Forward With New Board

Group Pushes Forward With New Board to Finish Rialto Theater Renovation By Carie Canterbury, The Daily Record POSTED:   06/15/2015 FLORENCE — It's the beginning of Act 3, Scene 1 for Florence's historic Rialto Theater. The curtain has risen and nearly all the players...

Auction for Rialto Theater a Huge Success

Auction for Rialto Theater a Huge Success POSTED:   08/19/2015 Auction for Rialto a huge success More than $3,000 was counted by the end of the day at the recent auction held at the Rialto Theater in Florence. The fundraiser was deemed highly successful by the board...

‘Dracula’ Performance Benefit

'Dracula' Performance to Benefit Florence's Bell Tower, Rialto Theater By Sarah Rose, The Daily Record POSTED:   10/15/2015 DAILY RECORD "The Ballad of Count Dracula," a Fremont County native's adaptation on "Dracula," will be shown later this month as a fundraiser...

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