The Rialto Theatre is a rare beauty: unassuming on the outside, majestic on the inside. Built in 1923-1924 and designed by Montréal architect Raoul Gariépy, the striking Beaux-Arts façade was inspired by the Palais Garnier, Paris Opera.
Originally designed as a neighborhood theater, the Rialto Theatre was built in 1923-1924 to plans by Montreal architect Raoul Gariépy. The facade of the Beaux Arts style, inspired by that of the Paris Opera. Inside, neo-baroque style, has a rich design by Emmanuel Briffa.
Overview Originally designed as a neighborhood theater, the Rialto Theatre was built in 1923-1924 to plans by Montreal architect Raoul Gariépy. The facade of the Beaux Arts style, inspired by that of the Paris Opera. Inside, neo-baroque style, has a rich... more
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The Rialto Theatre’s ornate architectural details and rich history make for a unique and stunning event venue for any occasion! The main floor can accommodate up to 250 people in a banquet format, 336 people in a cabaret format, 460 people in a conventional theatre format and 650 people standing (general admission).
The Rialto Theatre was designated as a Historical Monument by the City of Montreal in 1988 and by the Government of Quebec in 1990 as well as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1993. OUR STORY In March 2010, husband and wife duo Ezio Carosielli and Luisa Sassano purchased the iconic Rialto Theatre located at 5723 ave. du Parc with the intent of restoring it to its original beauty and grandeur.
Monteal never stops surprizing, Rialto theatre was a perfect weekend discovery. Yes, it is very beautiful and it turned out to be a wonderful venue for tango show performed by Argentinian professional musicians and dancers.
Oct 29, 2019 · Driving along Park Avenue (Avenue du Parc) in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough is famous Rialto Theatre in Montreal. The beautifully designed Rialto Theatre was once a theatre, a movie palace that operated as a cinema, and then a repertory cinema, right through to the 1990s. Construction of the Rialto Theatre began in 1923 and was completed in 1924.
This beautiful movie theatre was opened on December 27, 1924 with Virginia Valli in “In Every Woman’s Life” & Charley Chase in “The Royal Razz”. The facade is said to be inspired by the Paris Opera House and the interior was decorated by interior designer Emmanuel Biffra.
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