Friday, February 3, 2017 07:30 pm
RBC Theatre | Cabaret Style
Tickets: $30.00 - $50.00 (HST included, service fees extra)
Visit: EVENT INFORMATION
Join Canada’s First Lady of Musical Theatre for an intimate evening of Broadway love songs such as Over the Rainbow, Embraceable You, I Can’t Give You Anything but Love, I’m Always Chasing Rainbows, You Made Me Love You and many more unforgettable favourites.
Sample: It Had To Be You
Sample: La vie on rose
“Each song she performs is a three-act play, filled to the brim with passion and Emotion…” – Toronto Star
“Louise Pitre is `astonishing!’” – Chicago Sun-Times
Receiving a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in the smash hit Mamma Mia! was a highlight for Louise Pitre, Canada’s first lady of musical theatre, in a career that spans theatre, television and concert stages across North America and Europe.In addition to headlining the Toronto, Broadway and U.S. touring company casts of Mamma Mia!, Louise is known for her signature performances as Fantine in Les Misérables (Toronto, Montreal and Paris) and the title character in Edith Piaf. She also earned raves for leading roles in Annie Get Your Gun, Song & Dance, Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, The World Goes ‘Round, Blood Brothers, Tartuffe, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?, The Roar of the Greasepaint-The Smell of the Crowd, Applause, Rock ‘n’ Roll etc., The Toxic Avenger and A Year With Frog and Toad.
In September 2009, Louise made her Carnegie Hall debut singing the role of Ulrika in the concert version of the musical Kristina by ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus which she reprised at Royal Albert Hall in April 2010. Louise has guested with orchestras across Canada and appears in concert regularly throughout North America with accompaniment ranging from big band to solo piano.
Louise is the winner of a National Broadway Touring Award, a New York Theatre World Award, a San Francisco Theatre Critics’ Award, a Betsy Mitchell Award and four Dora Mavor Moore awards, all for best performance by a leading actress in a musical.
BROADWAY ON THE HIGH SEAS 8
February 17-24 2017: San Juan, Gustavia, Philipsburg, Basseterre, St. John’s, Pointe-a-Pitre, St. Thomas
This luxurious week of sun and songs is now bursting with the most talent we have ever enjoyed on any cruise with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tony Yazbeck, Melissa Errico, Judy Kuhn, Howard McGilin, Alice Ripley, Bryan Batt, Louise Pitre, Ernie Sabella, Karen Mason, and musical direction by Grammy winner John McDaniel.
Enjoy a respite from a frigid winter by basking in the warmth of the Caribbean sun.
more information: PLAYBILL Travel Experience
April 6, 7, 8, 2017 | 8pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts
NAC Southam Hall, 53 Elgin, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1
**Listen to the April 5th, 2017 CBC Radio Interview LINK
NAC Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly takes you on a musical journey with old and new from the French music halls and artists who have inspired the world for decades, to the biggest and brightest Broadway show tunes. Accompanied by the NAC Orchestra, and featuring Canada’s first lady of musical theatre, Louise Pitre, enjoy favourites from composers Cole Porter, Jerry Herman and George and Ira Gershwin, as well as beloved classics from Edith Piaf, Maurice Chevalier and Charles Trenet.
Also on the bill are modern-day tap stars Sean and John Scott, currently appearing in Las Vegas’s hottest show ABSINTHE, the Ewashko Singers, and more!
Enjoy in the newly renovated Southam Hall. Better Seats. Better Sound. Better Access.
For more info visit: NAC Event
May 6, 2017 - Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
ROM Ball is presented by CIBC - a cultural gala to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The spectacular black-tie fundraiser on Saturday, May 6, 2017, is confirmed to feature iconic national talent including Rufus Wainwright and Louise Pitre and visual artists Barry Ace, Edward Burtynsky and Charles Pachter.
The evening will commence with a star-studded red carpet and stunning cocktail reception. Tony Award nominated Canadian actress Louise Pitre will kick-off the gala and inspire national pride with her stirring rendition of the National Anthem.
For more info please visit ROM Ball
May 7, 2017 - The Ritz-Carlton
181 Wellington Street West, Toronto, ON
Join Salah Bachir and a host of celebrity guests for an entertaining evening of fun and philanthropy. By attending the Salah Bachir Show, you are helping build a new, much larger emergency department at St. Joseph's Health Centre to better serve Toronto's west-end community when they need care the most.
May 17, 2017 | Cocktails: 6:30 P.M. | Program: 7:30 P.M.
1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8
WEIZMANN CANADA'S WOMEN & SCIENCE COMMITTEE PROUDLY PRESENTS AN EVENING IN CELEBRATION OF WONDERFUL WOMEN
Join the Weizmann Women and Science committee for an inspiring event that will benefit outstanding female scientists.
For more event information visit: wonderfulwomen.weizmann.ca/
September 30, 2017 | 7:30pm
Northern College Auditorium,140 Government Rd E., KIRKLAND LAKE
The Tony Award nominated star of Broadway’s Mamma Mia!, host of BRAVO’s Star Portraits and five-time Dora Mavor Moore Award winner Louise Pitre lights up the stage as she takes you on a journey through the hit musicals that have made her a Canadian icon. Backed by her long-time accompanist Diane Leah, Louise performs selections from Mamma Mia!, Les Miserables, Piaf, Gypsy, and more as well as a few original tunes and personal favourites. Show-stopping songs, lots of laughter and disarmingly personal banter culminate in an unforgettable evening with the Canadian Grande Dame of musical theatre!
For more information visit the Kirkland Lake Arts Council HERE
Recent News Posts
- CBC Radio All In A Day Interview with Louise Pitre – From Paris to Broadway via the NAC April 6, 2017
- LOUISE PITRE WITH JACK EVERLY AND THE NAC ORCHESTRA March 24, 2017
- Louise Pitre’s Dream Gig Aboard Playbill’s BROADWAY ON THE HIGH SEAS 2017 March 9, 2017
- Louise Pitre || FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE February 1, 2017
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