December Events at The Rialto Theater

Dec. 4 – MARGARET ATWOODin conversation with Sheila Heti to celebrate Atwood’s latest novel Maddaddam. Hosted by Librairie Drawn & Quarterly and the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. Discounts on books at event. 7:30pm. $10 in advance & at the door. Call 514-279-2224 or visit

Dec. 10 – FREE FILM EVENT: Everyone’s holiday fave – Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life. Free popcorn for kids 12 years and under. 7:30pm. Video

Dec. 11 – SPEED DATING & WINE TASTING: A first at Rialto in the upstairs Hall (5711 av. du Parc). $95 includes wine and canapés. Must register online in advance 7:30pm; doors open at6:30pm.

Dec. 15 – A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION: The Lyric Theatre Singers perform seasonal songs to raise money for the Montreal Children’s Library. $12 to $25 for reserved seating. 2pm. Contact Lyric Theatre for tickets at 514-743-3382 or Video here.

Dec. 17 – CD LAUNCH: Zazoo Rock n’ Blues launches Montée de lait. Free event at 5pm; door open at 4:30pm. Video.

Dec. 31 – NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTYParty includes cocktails & canapés, 4-course meal, champagne at midnight, hat & noisemakers and valet parking. Open bar.  Live music by Paul Chacra’s 1945. Doors open at 7:30pm. $175. Contact Rialto for tickets (see below).


(Dinner at 6:30pm;  Show at 8:30pm)

Dec. 8 – RAT PACK CHRISTMASSammy, Dean & the Chairman of the Board return to the Rialto. $55 to $111. See Nicholas Brooks as Sammy Davis Jr. here. Contact Rialto for tickets (see below).

Dec. 14 – BABY BOOMER BAND: The 50s and 60s come alive through music. $26 to $82.Contact Rialto for tickets (see below). Video

Dec. 19 & 20 – ABBAMANIA & THE BEE GEES: One of Rialto’s most popular tribute packages. $40 to $106. Contact Rialto for tickets (see below).  Video

Dec. 21 – REPLAY THE BEATLES: Relive the career highlights of ‘the fab four’.  $31 to $87. Contact Rialto for tickets (see below). Video

Dec. 22 – MOTOWN: Alma Faye Brooks returns to Rialto to rock it ‘Motor City’ style. $25 to $81. Video

  • ·     DANCE

Dec. 9 – BOBBY NEWBERRY MASTER CLASS:  ‘Killah’ choreographer for Pussycat Dolls, Eminem, Girlicious, Porcelain Black, Taylor Dane, Missy Elliot, Jody Watley, Aaron Kwok & more. $25 (in advance ONLY); spectators $10. 6:30pm. Video

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Rialto  Theatre

5723, av. du Parc

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