Lots Of Notes On Wrestlemania’s Production & Set

Keelan Balderson

Source: Orlando Sentinel

Right after WrestleMania 23 ended in Detroit last year, the WWE started planning for Orlando. That meant figuring out how to handle an outdoor venue — considering this is the second time WrestleMania will be held outside. The first was in Las Vegas in 1993.

WWE will build a steel roof to go over the ring, not only to protect the wrestlers should it rain, but also so it can hang lights and a massive video board. Another steel structure will be built on the north end of the stadium, where the performers will make their entrance onto the field. A large video board will hang from that as well.

The lighting is a huge deal because the show is outside. They are going to use as many video boards as they can because it serves as one of the main sources of lighting. There also will be lights over the ring, main entrance way and on platforms around the Citrus Bowl.

To make sure there is enough power for the lights and sound, WWE will use up to seven generators. It also has worked closely with the city to make sure everything it plans to do with the stadium is safe.

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