The magic of Rainbow Stage is, in part, our beautiful outdoor setting. We’ve been delivering unique, amazing and affordable musical theatre in Kildonan Park for the past 61 years.
The walk through the trees and flowers, the squirrels and raccoons, the wind blowing through the trees, the picnics before the performance – it is all part of the experience. The incredible music, outstanding actors, spectacular dance, the costumes, the sets, the camaraderie of those who love musical theatre – is all part of the magic.
However, that magic sometimes comes with a catch.
Extreme heat and humidity affects the technicians, musicians and equipment. Sounds from the gem that is Winnipeg’s Kildonan Park at times may drift inside the theatre and under the dome. Unpredictable prairie summer weather can offer dazzling electricity but also thundering booms.
Through it all, the show must go on.
Perfect sound in an uncontrolled, outdoor theatre is a moving target that we’ve been relentlessly pursuing for decades. We were generously gifted sound system components by Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries but that is only part of the solution.
Our amazing technicians and artists must also contend with outside sound, a glass dome, cement walls, and plastic seats. There are options and further upgrades we can explore that will offer a more predictable sound experience but they come at a price.
The entire Rainbow Stage family is continually striving to provide the best musical theatre experience possible – and you can help.
Purchase tickets, donate, and encourage others to attend and support Rainbow Stage. You won’t be disappointed.
As a non-profit organization Rainbow Stage prides itself on the development of Manitoban talent, the enjoyment of musical theatre across generations, an appreciation for the arts, and is patronized by thousands of you every year.
We are managed by a volunteer board of directors. Thousands of hours are volunteered every year to make Rainbow Stage an entity.
If you are interested in donating or volunteering – please let us know. As a registered charity (135467777RR0001) we appreciate all the help we can get.
Visit here to learn more and to donate: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/rainbowstage/
Although sound can sometimes be a challenge, making memories and creating traditions is no challenge at all.
That is the MAGIC of Rainbow Stage. We look forward to seeing you at the Stage in Kildonan Park.
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