Louise Pitre and Jayne Lewis in PIAF/DIETRICH in Toronto 2019


July 23, 2019

by BWW News Desk July 22, 2019 Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich were two of the greatest names in international show business during much of the 20th century. At a time when popular culture was still defined by a small handful of artists, these were two of the biggest. Piaf enchanted the world with her…

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Dee Hoty as Mary Cassatt and Louise Pitre as Adult Marie in Marie, Dancing Still at the 5th Avenue Theatre 2019 Photo credit Paul Kolnik

BWW Review: Ahrens and Flaherty’s Stunning MARIE, DANCING STILL at the 5th Avenue Theatre

April 6, 2019

by Jay Irwin Broadway World Seattle April 6, 2019 Dear Readers, in my capacity as a reviewer and as a musical theater geek at large, I’ve been privileged to witness more than a few out of town tryouts, those plucky wanna-be Broadway shows taking a shot in another city. Both here at home and abroad,…

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Louise Pitre: Canada’s ‘First Lady of the Musical Theatre’ Comes to Seattle with ‘Marie, Dancing Still’

April 4, 2019

by Steve Duffy EDGE Media Network Contributor Thursday Apr 4, 2019 When librettist Lynn Ahrens saw the Edgar Degas statue “Little Dancer” in Washington’s National Gallery of Art for the first time, she wondered what the story was behind the statue. She explored what she could learn about Marie van Goethem, the 14-year old ballet dancer…

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Louise Pitre as Adult Marie in Marie, Dancing Still at The 5th Avenue Theatre 2019 - Photo Credit Paul Kolnik

BWW Exclusive Interview: Louise Pitre Talks MARIE, DANCING STILL at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre and More

April 3, 2019

by Alan Henry  April 3, 2019 In this exclusive interview by Alan Henry at BroadwayWorld.com, find out more about Louise Pitre’s role as Adult Marie Van Goethem in MARIE, DANCING STILL – a show Louise refers to as “simply the most stunning thing I have ever seen on a musical theatre stage”. In just a…

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Broadway World Gray Pride Angelina Fiordellisi, Jamie deRoy, Nancy Opel and Louise Pitre

Photo Coverage: Broadway Stars Embrace Their Silver Linings With ‘Gray Pride’

March 22, 2019

by Walter McBride – BroadwayWorld.com The ‘Gray Pride’ and ‘Gray is Beautiful’ movements are making their marks on Broadway and these four award-winning Silver Belles are a testament. They glisten in appearance and achievement. Jamie deRoy, completely salt-and-pepper at age 35, was once told by an agent she would never get work with silver hair.…

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Louise Pitre opens up about new musical ‘Marie, Dancing Still’

February 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019 by Markos Papadatos DIGITAL JOURNAL – Entertainment   Acclaimed Canadian stage actress Louise Pitre (“Mamma Mia!”) chatted with Digital Journal about starring as Adult Marie in “Marie, Dancing Still.”   On the new production of Marie: Dancing Still, she said, “I came in the first time and learned the two big solos, and…

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Marie A New Musical in Seattle 2019


January 24, 2019

Marie: A New Musical    BUY TICKETS Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Music by Stephen Flaherty Directed & Choreographed by Susan Stroman Mar 22 to Apr 14, 2019 The 5th Avenue Theatre Seattle, Washington 1308 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty. Five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The…

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Foyer Richelieu building $30-million ‘campus’ for seniors

January 19, 2019

The Touching Lives Campaign has a goal of raising $5 million of that final price tag… https://www.niagarafallsreview.ca/news-story/9132819-foyer-richelieu-building-30-million-campus-for-seniors/

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Santé de la communauté francophone

November 29, 2018

Trouver des solutions innovantes pour les soins de longue durée en français  

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Louise Pitre with full cast of The Angel and the Sparrow Montreal 2018

The Angel and the Sparrow (Montreal) Receives 5 METAs Nominations

September 9, 2018

2017-2018 METAs Nominees Montreal English Theatre Awards Announced September 6, 2018 Outstanding Lead Performance – Actress Letitia Brookes – The Mountaintop (Black Theatre Workshop & Neptune Theatre) Djennie Laguerre – Rendez-Vous with Home (Black Theatre Workshop) Louise Pitre – The Angel & The Sparrow (Segal Centre for Performing Arts) Michelle Rambharose – Romeo & Juliet:…

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Louise Pitre poster for Regent Theatre Oshawa show June 13 2018

Tickets available for LOUISE PITRE – FROM PARIS TO BROADWAY, Oshawa, ON June 13, 2018

April 17, 2018

Tickets now available LOUISE PITRE – FROM PARIS TO BROADWAY Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 8:00 PM Regent Theatre Oshawa, ON Kicking off the 2018 Oshawa Summer Theatre Festival Link to ticket sales HERE Receiving a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in the smash hit Mamma Mia! was a highlight for Louise Pitre, Canada’s first…

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L’histoire et la musique de Marlene Dietrich et Édith Piaf s’invitent au Centre Segal

April 16, 2018

Par André Lapointe, REGARD EN COULISSE Le dimanche 15 avril 2018 à 19 h 08 min Le Centre Segal est fier de présenter à Montréal la première mondiale en langue anglaise de The Angel and the Sparrow du 15 avril au 6 mai 2018. Inspiré de l’histoire vraie de Marlene Dietrich et Édith Piaf, deux…

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Louise Pitre with Carly Street in The Angel and the Sparrow at the Segal Centre in Montreal 2018

When Dietrich met Piaf: The Angel and the Sparrow takes flight

April 12, 2018

Louise Pitre and Carly Street play Édith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich in a musical about their tempestuous friendship, at the Segal Centre. JIM BURKE, SPECIAL TO MONTREAL GAZETTE Published on: April 11, 2018 It’s a safe bet that mixing the fervid passion of Édith Piaf with the cool aloofness of Marlene Dietrich will brew up…

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Louise Pitre as Piaf in The Angel and the Sparrow 2018

Louise Pitre will be returning to Montreal, where she grew up, to take on the role of Edith Piaf.

March 20, 2018

The story and music of Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf comes to the Segal Centre in “The Angel and the Sparrow” THE MUSICAL DRAMA MAKES ITS ENGLISH-LANGUAGE WORLD PREMIERE APRIL 15TH, 2018 MONTREAL, March 13, 2018 | Camila Fitzgibbon – The Segal Centre is proud to bring the English-language world premiere of The Angel and the…

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Louise Pitre as Piaf in The Angel and the Sparrow 2018

Louise Pitre effectuera un retour à Montréal, où elle a grandi, pour tenir le rôle d’Édith Piaf.

March 20, 2018

Marlene Dietrich et Édith Piaf dans The Angel and the Sparrow du 15 avril au 5 mai 2018 14 mars 2018 | Les ArtsZé Le Centre Segal est fier de présenter à Montréal la première mondiale en langue anglaise de The Angel and the Sparrow du 15 avril au 5 mai 2018. Inspiré de l’histoire vraie de Marlene Dietrich et Édith Piaf, deux…

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December 31, 2017

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll laugh again as Canada’s first lady of musical theatre weaves tales around each song, drawing the audience into her magical, musical world. Pitre’s newest show, CHASING RAINBOWS, delves into the music made famous by the incomparable Judy Garland. Audiences will be treated to memorable show tunes such as “Over the…

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Louise Pitre and W. Joseph Matheson Perform Together in -The Times They Are A Changin’-

October 8, 2017

Come gather ’round people as we revisit the music and artists of the 1960s. Tony Award-nominee and four-time Dora winner, Louise Pitre (Mamma Mia!, Les Miserables), and Joe Matheson, (Jersey Boys, Stratford and Shaw Festival), celebrate the Jewish voices who contributed to the music that spoke to a generation. Experience the songs of Bob Dylan, Mama…

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Louise Pitre to headline first ever Alumni Week in Trois-Pistoles

Louise Pitre to headline first ever Alumni Week in Trois-Pistoles, Québec (WCS)

May 26, 2017

To celebrate the 85th anniversary of our French Immersion School in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, Western Continuing Studies will be holding its first Alumni French Immersion Week from August 13-19. To commemorate the occasion, French-Canadian Broadway performer Louise Pitre will headline the event with a concert in the town of Trois-Pistoles on Friday, August 18, at 8…

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CBC Radio All In A Day Interview with Louise Pitre – From Paris to Broadway via the NAC

April 6, 2017

Alan Neal of CBC Radio All In A Day, interviews Louise Pitre on April 5, 2017. Louise Pitre, star of Les Miz, Piaf and Mamma Mia, brings her fine sense of musical drama to the NAC April 6-8. She dropped by the All in a Day studio. Listen to audio via CBC link  

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Louise Pitre performing aboard Playbill's Broadway on the High Seas 2017 - BOHS8


March 24, 2017

Louise is happy to return to the National Arts Centre for a reunion with famed conductor Jack Everly with whom she has collaborated to create this French themed concert “FROM PARIS TO BROADWAY”. NAC Southam Hall, April 6th, 7th and 8th, 2017. More ticket info click here Photograph: Marc J. Franklin/Playbill

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