Yakov Smirnoff, Dave Mason top Rialto 2014-15 season

6/4/2014, 6:06 p.m.
Tickets for more than a two dozen shows go on sale at 9 a.m. June 13.
Yakov Smirnoff

Dave Mason

Dave Mason

"The Buddy Holly Show"

"The Buddy Holly Show"

The Brian Setzer Orchestra

The Brian Setzer Orchestra

Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. June 13 for these 2014-15 shows at Joliet's Rialto Square Theater.

Yakov Smirnoff

8 p.m., Saturday, September 27

Tickets: AAA $58.50, AA, A $38.50; B $28.50; C $20.50

Fans who loved the comedy of Russian born entertainer Yakov Smirnoff throughout his expansive career on television, the silver screen and Broadway can experience the hilarity once again with Yakov Live! In his new national tour, audience members will enjoy Yakov's insightful and laughter-filled philosophy on life, love, family and country.

Chef Robert Irvine Live

8 p.m., Friday, October 10

Tickets: AAA $153.50 (includes VIP cooking seminar with Chef Robert Irvine as he answers questions, recounts his experiences and demonstrates and serves a signature dish. Seminar begins at 5:30PM); AA $59.50; A $49.50; B $39.50; C $29.50

Food Network star Robert Irvine is taking his brand of no nonsense cooking on the road, but this time he isn't the only star of the show. This all new multi-media and multi-sensory event features never before seen interviews, cooking challenges, Q&A and a whole heaping of audience participation! No recipes. No script. No holds barred. It's like nothing you've ever seen on stage before. You choose the challenges. He does the impossible.

Mamma Mia

7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 15

Tickets: No prices provided

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives!

Masters of Illusion - Believe the Impossible

Thursday, October 23

7:30 p.m.

Tickets: AAA $55.50; AA, A $48.50; B $43.50; C $33.50

Believe the Impossible! Nothing beats the experience of seeing a magic show in person. You’ll see grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers…everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible – all rolled up into a live show!

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group

8 p.m., Friday, October 24

Tickets: AAA $55.50; AA, A $45.50; B $35.50; C $25.50

The popular stars of “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?” present an evening of extraordinary improv comedy. Colin and Brad will take contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes…. Just like a live version of ‘Whose Line’! Don’t miss the fun!

Robert Dubac’s The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?

8 p.m., Saturday, October 25

Tickets: AAA $55.50; AA $48.50; A $38.50; B $28.50; C $20.50

Hilarious is the only way to describe THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON? You will laugh non-stop for ninety minutes as Robert Dubac ransacks his brain to answer the age old question, "What do women want?" All while drinking a beer. Dubac has crafted a hysterical one man multi-character show that tackles the babble of the sexes with precision and wit. There are two types of people who should rush and see it - men and women!