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Over the Rainbow Children’s Entertainment Series is Sault Ste Marie’s first live theatre series for children ages 3 and up. The shows have entertained, enchanted, and created lasting memories for many families for over 23 years.

Audiences are introduced to fantastic worlds where the imagination soars, participation is encouraged, and lessons in trust, caring and integrity are learned. 

We bring quality children’s entertainers to our community audiences at an affordable price. We are a not-for-profit volunteer organization and we subsidize ticket pricing through federal, provincial, and municipal arts grants and generous local sponsors.

 

Upcoming Season
2019 - 2020

 

Ripopée

Saturday Nov 2, 2019
2pm 
Community Theatre Centre
at White Pines

Clownesque fable about the strength of friendship.

Four artists arrive in the night at the place where their show is to be presented. They fall asleep only to discover upon waking that their audience is already there. The show begins, but things get all mixed up: day-to-day life interferes with the performance, forcing it down a new, unpredictable path.

Molly and the Oak Island Treasure

*SUNDAY* Nov. 24, 2019
2 pm
Community Theatre Centre
at White Pines

Molly, her boat, and Pixie, her little fairy friend, set out on a marvellous adventure in search of buried treasure. Along the way, she meets new friends that help her in completing her wondrous journey. This show features the music of the Barra MacNeils and has a rich Maritime theme.

Fiddle Fire

*SUNDAY* Feb 23, 2020
2 pm
Community Theatre Centre
at White Pines

Violin sensation Chris McKhool gets children and families dancing, clapping, laughing and singing songs. Kids and their parents scat-sing, become a rhythm section and join Chris on stage to play rare percussion instruments from around the world! Chris plays several musical styles (jazz, blues, classical, Rumba flamenca, funk, world beat, East Coast fiddling and more) along with Kevin Laliberté (guitar), Drew Birston (bass) and Lorie Wolf (drums).

Millan & Faye

A comic introduction to Opera!

*SUNDAY* April 5, 2020
2 pm
Community Theatre Centre
at White Pines

Opera Comedienne Kyra Millan and her music partner Tina Faye, invite the audience into the world of opera through a brilliantly funny, whirlwind concert full of operatic favourites and well-known classical tunes, as well sketches and improv that celebrate the sublime and sublimely ridiculous elements that make up opera.

The Incredible Adventures of
Mary Jane Mosquito

*SUNDAY* May 3, 2020
2 pm
Korah Collegiate & Vocational School

In this story of a young girl feeling like a misfit  and searching for her place in the world, Mary Jane is a mosquito who doesn’t have wings, but her voice soars to the stars in this new play by Canadian playwright Tomson Highway that weaves music, song and Cree language into its storytelling. After many adventures, Mary Jane learns to make new friends by sharing her language, her kind heart and her songs with the world.

Tickets

 

Over the Rainbow Passport
$75

BEST VALUE


Admits 1 ADULT and 1 CHILD to all 5 shows!

Cost: 

$75.00 - that works out to $7.50/person/show.

Transferrable:

If you can't make it to a show, share your passport with a friend.

Where to buy:

The Box Office in Station Mall or

order from Sandra Houston

705-946-4081 and pick up at

door before the performance.

Family pricing:

Passports for first two children are regular price, any additional passports are $50/child.

Individual tickets

Note: if you plan to attend 2 or more shows, the Passport is a better value


Child: $15 per show

Adult: $18 per show

Box office charges apply

Available at the Box Office in Station Mall or at the door prior to a show.

Workshops

Up close with Over the Rainbow performers

 

BAM

Free Workshop 
James L. McIntyre Centennial Library
Sunday February 17, 2019
10 - 11am
Registration required 705 759-5241
Space limited to 30 children
For ages 7 years and up

What to Expect

A great way to spend an afternoon

  • Performances usually run about an hour

  • There is no intermission

  • It's okay to get up and go out to the washrooms during the performance - it's for kids and we understand!

  • At the end of the show the performers stay on stage to answer audience questions

  • We have a draw for door prizes at every show

  • You can visit with the performers in the lobby after the show and get their autographs

  • We sell popcorn ($2), juice ($1) and water ($1) in the lobby on your way out (no food allowed in theatre)

 

Reviews

 

Sault kids review : Duo Hoops

Sault kids review: Hamelin

We rely on the
generous support of our local sponsors


Bringing arts to children and families in the community

 

Thank you to our
Granting Agencies

 

Past Seasons

 

2018 - 2019

2017 - 2018

2016 - 2017

2015 -2016

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer
Contact
Sandra Houston
705-946-4081