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Entryway Gets a Face Lift
July 2017

Rialto entryway getting a face lift just in time for the private wedding on August 5!

Before the new concrete entryway is poured, board member, Larry Baker, installed a new down spout and drain from the marquee so water will now drain directly under the sidewalk to the curb!

Work on The West Side
April 2017

Another step forward as the west side fire exit doors and outside ADA ramp, railing and
drain project and as well as the rear fire exit door are now installed and completed.
A major project in the process of gaining our Certificate of Occupancy.

Work on The West Side
Feb. 28 and March 1, 2017

Work continues today and major progress being made on the drainage tank and excavation work on the west side of the facility. (March 1, 2017)

Work begins on the west side fire exit doors, ramp excavation and drainage. (Feb. 28, 2017)

Masonry Magic
Feb. 15, 2017

Bricks Before and After

Before and after photos of the outside west wall of the Rialto with three layers of brick fully restored!

Downspout and Collector Addition
Feb. 6, 2017

A 50′ downspout and collector were installed on the rear wall of the Rialto to assist with proper drainage from the fly roof.

Fly Tower Fix
Jan. 31, 2017

All Masonry Services, Inc. employees from Florence take advantage of the warm weather and begin the extensive masonry renovation efforts on the outside of the Rialto Theater’s 50′ fly tower.

“Let There Be Light”
Jan. 2017

Rialto Lights

Rialto Lights 2

Rialto Lights 3



Ceiling lights in the Rialto Theater

And now we have lights in the dropped ceiling…so bright it looks like Las Vegas at 3am! More ceiling tiles and lights installed last night and this week – Gettin’ ready for “Tomatoes”.  A special thanks to the Projects team and the subcontractors for pulling out all of the stops to make this happen over the holidays!

Ceiling in the Rialto Theater

Frame work for drop ceiling

Adding the frame work for the new drop ceiling is the #1 priority this week. It will create a new visual and audible appeal to the auditorium just in time for opening night of “It’s a Bad Year for Tomatoes” on January 20. Get your opening night reception tickets now for $35 which includes a reception, preferred seating, 2 free drink tickets and a post performance cast meet and greet! (Dec. 30, 2016)

“I never knew I could be in love with a ceiling, but I can’t get over how beautiful it is and how wonderful it is to see the Rialto Theater being handled with such loving care!” said Tonya Tingey after attending the “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” production.

Rialto in Neon
Dec. 23, 2016

Rialto Theather Marquee in Neon Lights

Rialto Rising! The marquee is fully lit and can be seen from several blocks away. Thanks to Big Dog Signs! This is the first of a number of projects that will change the face and interior of “The Lady”! Stay tuned for more information on the first theatrical production on stage in many years on Jan 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29 followed by the State of City address on Saturday, Feb 4!

Bathroom Stalls
Dec. 12, 2017

Before and after in the main level men’s room bathroom.

Bathroom Stalls Delivered
Nov. 2016

Bathroom stalls for the Rialto Theater delivered

“Wood” You Like to See What We’ve Been Up To?
Aug. 2016

New Stage at the Rialto Theater

New Stage at the Rialto Theater

New Stage at the Rialto Theater

New stairs at Rialto Theater
New wheelchair ramp at the Rialto Theater

New steps at the Rialto Theater.


“Taking Care of Bizness!!” – Fall 2015



“Sprucing Up the Place!” – Summer 2016



“Stage Right”
Construction pictures as of May 3, 2016:

Stage 900mp

Electric box under stage

stage side 1

stage side 2

stage side 3