Don’t miss a moment of this spectacular, passionate, and uplifting season, selected by Artistic Director Ray Hogg to tug on your heartstrings, fill you with hope, and leave you humming showtunes with a smile on your face.
In addition to our Prime+ and Prime Season Tickets, we are now offering Season Tickets in our Select section! See all three world-class musicals for one unbeatable low price.
Add a dash of class to your evening at the theatre by spending intermission in our exclusive and intimate Diamond Lounge! Escape the bustle of the crowd in the casual comfort of this gorgeous new space overlooking the river, while enjoying your complimentary drink and light summer snacks
Please note: Capacity is limited for each performance, so book early before it’s full!
The perfect package for the true arts connoisseur! Enjoy all three of our world-class musicals, and take home a signed, limited edition print of “Portage & Main North” by noted Winnipeg artist Roman Swiderek.
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WEST SIDE STORY is the legendary musical about star-cross’d young lovers Maria and Tony, set during the 50s and 60s in the Upper West Side of New York City. This classic musical adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" follows a pair of feuding families that become two warring New York City gangs – the white Jets, led by Riff, and the Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo. Despite their hatred and animosity, the situation between the Sharks and Jets seems simple and straightforward. But when Riff's best friend (and former Jet) Tony and Bernardo's younger sister Maria meet at a dance, no one can do anything to stop their love. Maria and Tony begin meeting in secret, planning to run away, while the Sharks and Jets plan a rumble under the highway – whoever wins gains control of the streets. With a violent confrontation seemingly inevitable, Maria and Tony find themselves trapped in the crossfire, and the stakes and tension only rise as the story rushes inexorably towards its unforgettable conclusion.
In the interest of avoiding plot spoilers, we will only say one thing for certain – audience members of all ages should come armed with tissues. Like its Shakespearian inspiration, all is not well that doesn’t end well, and theatregoers expecting a pitch-perfect happy ending should enter warily.
The show does deal with many adult themes: the evils of violence, murder, and rape are addressed, and there are instances of strong language and sexual innuendo. The story itself is based on racial conflict, providing a platform to deal with issues of race, prejudice, and bigotry. While younger children will likely not be ready for this level of social examination, West Side Story is a valuable experience for theater buffs and first-timers alike. For further reference, the 1961 Academy Award-winning film is an excellent benchmark – if your group can handle that, then they (and you) will be well prepared for what will play out on our stage.
A universal and uplifting journey of hope and salvation that spans generations, Les Misérables is the blockbuster hit musical combining an absolutely epic story with soaring, spine-tingling melodies and unforgettable lyrics. With a clear focus on storytelling and spectacular vocal performance, this incredible production will appear on our stage for the first time ever in July 2015. Audiences will be moved by the story of Jean Valjean, the reformed convict who is dogged by relentless officer of the law Javert, and swept up in the spirit of revolution alongside the underdogs of 19th century Paris. Hearts will break for Éponine as dashing young student Marius falls for Cosette, and as Javert closes in and the rebels’ resistance begins to collapse, the stage is set for confrontations, confessions, and a deep examination of the universal struggle of desire versus duty and the redemptive power of love. Chock-full of comedy, tragedy, history, and everything in between, Les Misérables has more than earned its accolades over the years.
Every child is different, but we advise that Les Misérables is likely not suitable for children under 10 due to mature themes, some mild language and violence, and some frightening scenes.
Sister Act is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash hit! The New York Post calls it “RIDICULOUSLY FUN”, and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement. Featuring unforgettable original music by eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop Of Horrors), Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and is hidden by the cops in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own in hilariously spectacular musical fashion.
From its brightly coloured sets and costumes to its hummable tunes and a wholesome message of friendship and expression, Sister Act is an upbeat, family-friendly musical all the way. The big no-nos — sex, drugs, and language — play little part in the show (these are nuns, after all!), and instances of violence are largely implied rather than shown. We fully recommend Sister Act to audiences of all ages.
Call 204.989.0888 or toll free at 1.888.989.0888
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
You may visit our box office:
- Pantages Theatre (Downtown, 180 Market Ave)
Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm
- Theatre (Kildonan Park)
Open 2 hours prior to all shows
Sat-Sun, 10am to 3pm
$44 in Prime, $28 in Select, no kids rate in Prime+
Rainbow Stage (1993) Inc.
200-180 Market Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3B 0P7
We accept VISA, Mastercard, debit and cash.
Tickets can be mailed to a specific address for a $2.00 fee. Rainbow Stage is not responsible for tickets that are lost in the mail. However, lost tickets may be reprinted upon proof of purchase (ie. order reference, bank statement, credit card info).
Tickets that have not been mailed or picked up will be held at the will-call window at the theatre on the night of the performance. The will call window will open 2 hours before the show starts. Please present a proof of purchase to receive your tickets.
Refund will not be given on tickets purchased. Exchanges may be made up to 24 hours prior to the start of the original performance purchased.
Year after year, Rainbow Stage offers great rates to groups of 14 or more. Whether you are a company seeking to reward your employees, a community group or seniors residence looking for an outing, or a group of friends and family members searching for a fun and exciting activity, Rainbow Stage fits the bill.
Please contact Group Sales box office here or call 204. 989.5261 x2222 for all inquiries.
Enjoy a refreshing beverage and light summer fare in the comfort of our Diamond Lounge. The intimate, casual atmosphere is ideal for mingling with friends before the show or simply enjoying the summer air while you wait for the curtain to rise.
All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the theatre. This policy applies to everyone, including children and infants. No babes in arms permitted.
When bringing children under 3 years of age to the theatre please consider whether they will be comfortable for the duration of the show. We respectfully request that all patrons bringing children to a performance consider fellow theatregoers and whether their children are of an appropriate age to appreciate the joys of live theatre.
Due to union regulations, using recording devices of any kind is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Cameras and other recording devices will be confiscated if used during a performance.
Bringing outside food & beverages is prohibited. For your enjoyment, concessions are open before the show starts and during intermission.
Will be seated at a suitable break in the performance.
The Rainbow Stage parking lot is located on the east side of the theatre. Parking attendants will guide you in and help you park as well as guide you out after the show.
We allow seating for disabled and one buddy seat for a companion. We will do our best to seat the remainder of the party close to the wheelchair section as possible. If the disabled person is not in a wheelchair but has mobility issues, we suggest you sit in row 14 on either side or row 13 in the center as there are no steps to get to that area.
During intermission now you can enjoy our new Diamond Lounge for only $10.
Get a behind the scenes look at what goes on to make a production. Call us today at: 204.989.0888 for complete details.
Order early as there is only a limited amount of people allowed per show.