Joliet, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, will host a news conference to announce that the Rialto Square Theatre will receive a $5 million grant through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

“The Rialto Square Theatre is a cultural center in greater Will County, as well as an important historic building. I recognize the theater’s continued success is essential to the area for cultural and entertainment programming for our 86th District, as well as for jobs and the vitality of downtown Joliet,” said Walsh.

The historic Rialto Square Theatre is managed by VenuWorks, Inc. based in Ames, Iowa.

For more information about the event, contact Walsh’s district office at 815-730-8600 or

Rep. Lawrence Walsh, JrRep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr

86th District
Springfield Office:
200-9S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8090
District Office:
121 Springfield Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 730-8600