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The Rialto

About the theater

INDY Week Best of the Triangle 2014 for "Best Place to See an Independent Film" Finalist!

The Rialto is probably the most charming theater in the Triangle. It was built in 1942 and although recently renovated, it still retains its original beauty, with its vintage recessed lighting and performance stage.

The Rialto has one large theater with with Dolby Digital sound systems that shows foreign and independent films as well as the Rocky Horror Picture Show, every Friday at midnight.

If you want a classy movie going experience, this is the theater to come to. We even serve beer and wine along with our other concessions!

If you have a special event or planning a performance, consider having it at the Rialto. Our theater is a popular venue for performances, weddings, private screenings, parties, and other events. Go to our rent a theater page to find out more

The Rialto has won Best In the Triangle for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.


1620 Glenwood Avenue Raleigh, NC 27608

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Call: 919.856.8683

To see what movies are currently showing at The Rialto, click here.

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