Louise Pitre A Coal Mine Christmas

A COAL MINE CHRISTMAS

December 13-23, 2016 Louise has created a one-act Christmas concert for COAL MINE THEATRE. The second act presents Kenneth Welsh reading A Child’s Christmas in Wales. We are excited to present our first ever holiday-themed show. Focusing on Christmas memories that are happy and sad, festive and mournful, but ultimately hopeful, A COAL MINE CHRISTMAS…
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Exclusive: Louise Pitre Leads All-Female La Mancha Set in Women’s Prison

Gordon Greenberg directs the workshop that resets the Tony-winning musical in a women’s prison. by Adam Hetrick, Playbill.com Nov 17, 2016 The Tony-winning 1965 musical Man of La Mancha is getting a fresh interpretation in Toronto. Holiday Inn director and co-writer Gordon Greenberg has assembled an all-female cast for his new workshop staging that resets…
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"RIVER" at the Grand Theatre

RIVER follows the arch of a love affair through Joni Mitchell’s classic songs. The show runs Oct 18 – Nov 5, 2016 at The Grand Theatre, London, ON. It stars three great singing talents, Louise Pitre, Emm Gryner and Brendan Wall performing all Joni Mitchell songs. Allen MacInnis (creator/director), Greg Lowe (MD/arranger). More info and also a…
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Critter Award in Calgary Theatre’s The Little Prince

Louise has just won a Critter Award for best supporting actress in a musical for her portrayal of the Snake in “The Little Prince” at Theatre Calgary (Jan-Feb. 2016). The Little Prince at Calgary Theatre is a reworking of a production first originating in England in 2010. It is also  a story and show that Louise…
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Louise Pitre in Gypsy as Mama Rose

"Gypsy" Rave Reviews!

  ‘Gypsy’ comes up a winner at Chicago Shakespeare    Superb cast propels dazzling musical – Chicago Sun-Times | 15 Feb 2014 | Hedy Weiss “Were this “Gypsy” not part of a subscription series it could easily run for years.” Louise Pitre is `astonishing!’ “And when it comes time for her great, angry confession/tirade, “Rose’s Turn,” she…
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"Photo Flash: First Look at Louise Pitre as ‘Rose’ in GYPSY at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre"

  Broadway veteran Louise Pitre will lead GYPSY when it plays Chicago Shakespeare Theatre next year. Directed by Gary Griffin, the production will run at Chicago Shakespeare’s Courtyard Theater, February 6 – March 23…” BROADWAY WORLD CHICAGO | Dec 12, 2013 Read the the full article here.
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On The Rocks

ON THE ROCKS: STIRRED NOT SHAKEN Conceived, written and performed by Louise Pitre. Directed by Jen Shuber. Theatre Passe Muraillle, Toronto | Sept 2013
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Mama Rose in "Gypsy"

I will be playing Mama Rose in “Gypsy” at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre in the new year!
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Louise is in New York doing a reading of the new musical ‘THE LAST SHIP’

  Louise is in New York doing a reading of the new musical ‘THE LAST SHIP’ (May 2 – 11, 2013) directed by: Joe Mantello script by: John Logan and Brian Yorkey music/lyrics: Sting
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Theatre Passe Muraille Announces That They Will Open Their 2013/14 Season With A Brand New One-Woman Show Written And Conceived By Louise Pitre, Toronto

ON THE ROCKS presented by Theatre Passe Muraille written and conceived by Louise Pitre starring Louise Pitre original songs by Louise Pitre, W. Joseph Matheson and Diane Leah The grand lady of Canadian musical theatre exposes herself in this new, disarmingly personal account of a little French-Canadian girl’s journey through life and love; a high-octane…
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Louise Pitre at 54 Below, New York

    To purchase tickets for my upcoming concert on January 7, 2013 at 54 Below click here.
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Louise will be one of 3 judges in CBC’s "Over the Rainbow"!

Louise will be one of the 3 judges on the CBC television series “Over the Rainbow” (the search for Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz”) airing September 16 to November 5, 2012 – Live!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Louise Pitre is MAME at Goodspeed Starting April 20th, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals has announced that Tony Award nominee Louise Pitre, known as Canada’s “first lady of musical theatre,” will take on the coveted role of Mame Dennis in Mame at the Goodspeed Opera House beginning April 20th. Read more>
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Toronto Life’s "50 Reasons To Love Toronto"

(Image: Shane Harrison) It takes a special kind of singer to inspire pathos with ABBA. That’s exactly what Louise Pitre did at the Royal Alex in 2000, when she poured herself into a spangled jumpsuit to play the lead in the mother of all jukebox musicals, Mamma Mia! Read more>
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2011 Dora Mavor Moore Award Nomination

I’m nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award for best performance by female in a leading role in a musical for “A Year With Frog and Toad.”
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