Rainbow Stage is Canada's largest and longest-running outdoor theatre, located in Kildonan Park in north Winnipeg, Manitoba. The covered, open-air theatre seats up to 2,600 people and operates from May to September. It is led by artistic director Ray Hogg.
- Little Shop Of Horrors
- Mamma Mia
Rainbow Stage will be the centre for music theatre excellence in North America.
As Canada’s first-class not-for-profit music theatre company, Rainbow Stage produces imaginative and innovative works, develops and supports the world’s brightest artists and fosters a thriving and engaged community through a shared exploration of the music theatre arts.
We practice diversity by showcasing the stories and talents of the many cultures, ages, genders, sexualities, physicalities, and abilities in our city and community through our artistic practice & collaborators; in doing so we create remarkable and rewarding experiences and relationships.
We celebrate innovation by exploring what is new and reimagining the familiar in order to create relevant and exceptional art.
We strive to be progressive by promoting, advancing and elevating music theatre as a hybrid art form.
We behave with integrity by collaborating with the best suited and most qualified music theatre practitioners, by taking calculated risks in our programing in order to present our artists with challenging & demanding repertoire, and by nurturing, promoting, and maintaining the highest standards of professional artistry.
- 1955 - Brigadoon
- 1956 - The Wizard of Oz, Annie Get Your Gun, Our Town and Kiss Me, Kate
- 1957 - Can-Can, Pitfalls of Pauline, Do You Remember, I Remember Mama, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Chu Chin Chow, Pot O'Gold Variety Show
- 1958 - The King and I, Hell's A' Poppin', Brigadoon
- 1959 - Guys and Dolls, Show Boat, The Wizard of Oz
- 1960 - The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees!, Carousel
- 1961 - South Pacific, High Button Shoes, The Most Happy Fella
- 1962 - The Music Man, The Student Prince, Oklahoma!
- 1963 - West Side Story, The King and I, Bye, Bye Birdie
- 1964 - The Sound of Music, Anything Goes, Finian's Rainbow, Gypsy: A Musical Fable
- 1965 - Flower Drum Song, Can-Can, Guys and Dolls, Annie Get Your Gun
- 1966 - My Fair Lady, South Pacific
- 1967 - Oliver!, The Sound of Music
- 1968 - Carnival!, The Music Man
- 1969 - The King and I, Funny Girl
- 1970 - The Wizard of Oz, Hello, Dolly!
- 1971 - Peter Pan, Fiddler on the Roof
- 1972 - Cinderella, Mame
- 1973 - Where's Charley?, Annie Get Your Gun
- 1974 - The Sound of Music, No, No, Nanette
- 1975 - My Fair Lady
- 1976 - Oklahoma!, Brigadoon
- 1977 - Irene, Fiddler on the Roof
- 1978 - Oliver!, Hello, Dolly!
- 1979 - The King and I, The Desert Song
- 1980 - Guys and Dolls, Show Boat
- 1981 - South Pacific, Funny Girl
- 1982 - The Pajama Game, The Music Man
- 1983 - The Pirates of Penzance, Kiss Me, Kate
- 1984 - Kismet, Fiddler on the Roof
- 1985 - H.M.S. Pinafore, Mame
- 1986 - The Student Prince, The Sound of Music
- 1987 - My Fair Lady, Annie, Anne of Green Gables - The Musical
- 1988 - Oliver!, Sweet Charity
- 1989 - Carousel, Peter Pan
- 1990 - Anything Goes, Say It with Music, Cinderella
- 1991 - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Wizard of Oz
- 1992 - The Wizard of Oz, Guys and Dolls
- 1993 - Fiddler on the Roof
- 1994 - Brigadoon, Damn Yankees!
- 1995 - Oklahoma!
- 1996 - The Sound of Music
- 1997 - South Pacific
- 1998 - The Music Man
- 1999 - Crazy For You
- 2000 - Singin' in the Rain, 42nd Street
- 2001 - A Chorus Line, Big: The Musical
- 2002 - Fame, West Side Story
- 2003 - Footloose, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
- 2004 - Chicago, The King and I, Beauty and the Beast
- 2005 - Miss Saigon, Good News, Smokey Joe's Cafe
- 2006 - The Wizard of Oz
- 2007 - Grease, The Sound of Music
- 2008 - The Full Monty, Peter Pan, Forever Plaid
- 2009 - Beauty and the Beast
- 2010 - Rent, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
- 2011 - Cats, Hairspray
- 2012 - Footloose, Annie
- 2013 - Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story, Mary Poppins
- 2014 - A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline, The Producers, Disney's The Little Mermaid
- 2015 - West Side Story, Les Misérables, Sister Act
- 2016 - Ring Of Fire, Shrek The Musical
- 2017 - Little Shop Of Horrors, Mamma Mia