Louise Pitre in her one-woman show ON THE ROCKS photographer Michael Cooper

Louise Pitre’s film “On the Rocks” is a revealing portrait of the artist’s life

May 25, 2021

by Arpita Ghosal,  SesayArts Magazine | May 22, 2021 Arpita Ghosal is a Toronto-based arts writer. She founded Sesaya in 2004 and SesayArts Magazine in 2012. The film premiere of Louise Pitre’s On the Rocks…Stirred Not Shaken is a source of great excitement. Filmed live during its 5-day sold out run at Theatre Passe Muraille, Pitre’s 2013…

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Poster for Louise Pitre in ON THE ROCKS stirred not shaken

Canadian Louise Pitre’s Upcoming Online Show Gets Personal

May 19, 2021

by Joe Szekeres, OnStage Blog  |  May 18, 2021 In her next upcoming show presented online this month, Canadian songstress Louise Pitre allows us to get to know her personally. ‘On the Rocks…stirred not shaken’ journeys through Ms. Pitre’s life and career with an intimate and revealing look at one of Canada’s finest artists through song…

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Louise Pitre - ON THE ROCKS One Woman Show Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto 2013. Photography by Michael Cooper. Stream Stage Production May 2021

Louise Pitre in ON THE ROCKS… stirred not shaken May 27 – 31, 2021

May 7, 2021

LOUISE PITRE – ON THE ROCKS, Powered by STREAM STAGE 2021, MAY 27 – 31   7pm to 9pm ET (show length 1:28) The Opening Night stream on May 27th features a LIVE talkback with Louise. A journey through Louise’s life and career, “On the Rocks” is an intimate and revealing look at one of…

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Louise Pitre & Joe Matheson on their favourite Theatre Calgary memory May 2020

VIDEO – Louise Pitre & Joe Matheson on their favourite Theatre Calgary memory

May 15, 2020

by THEATRE CALGARY, May 13, 2020. Today’s episode of tcTakeout features the incomparable Louise Pitre and Joe Matheson talking about a very special memory from The Little Prince! Still have your sheep lights? 

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Théatre Français Toronto Entrevue confinée avec Louise Pitre

Entrevue “confinée” avec Louise Pitre

May 15, 2020

Le Théâtre Français de Toronto (le 13 mai 2020): Dans cette nouvelle entrevue, nous sommes heureux d’accueillir Louise Pitre, la première dame canadienne de la comédie musicale en Amérique du Nord et en Europe. Elle partage avec nous ce qui l’anime pendant le confinement: des nourritures terrestres aux nourritures de l’esprit. Et le tout… en…

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Louise Pitre with W. Joseph Matheson singing Forever Young with Nick Burgess Peter Colantonio Simon Legault Jason Field Evan Stewart

Gift of song from Louise Pitre and W. Joseph Matheson during COVID-19

March 28, 2020

Our show THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN’ at The Segal Centre for Performing Arts​ in Montreal was cut short due to COVID-19. This is how we closed the show every night. After our bows the band would join us downstage and we would sing FOREVER YOUNG a capella. It was a special moment for…

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Louise Pitre and Jayne Lewis star in the Mirvish production PIAF/DIETRICH in Toronto 2019 at the CAA Theatre

PIAF/DIETRICH Is Extended for a Third Time in Toronto

November 20, 2019

by BWW News Desk – Toronto’s PIAF/DIETRICH is being extended yet again: two final weeks of performances have been added to the run. The show will now close on Sunday January 5, 2020. The new block of tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday November 20th.  Read full article –HERE–

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Louise Pitre plays Edith Piaf in Piaf/Dietrich at CAA Theatre in Toronto 2019

Piaf/Dietrich chez Mirvish: l’histoire d’une rencontre entre Louise Pitre et Édith Piaf

October 14, 2019

Marie Thimonnier • Journaliste • 12 octobre 2019 Équipe de l-express.ca Au Théâtre CAA du groupe Mirvish à Toronto (l’ancien Panasonic au 651 Yonge) se joue jusqu’au 22 décembre une pièce de grandes dames, Piaf/Dietrich, une affaire légendaire. – lien vers l’article –  

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Louise Pitre and Jayne Lewis in Piaf/Dietrich in Toronto for The Star article by Carly Maga

Stars embrace playing Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf

September 19, 2019

Sept. 17, 2019 by Carly Maga Theatre Critic, The Star.  Stars embrace playing Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf, ‘the kind of women everybody’s trying to be right now’ One is famous as a sparrow, a nickname that matched both her name and her nerves; the other as an angel, both for her most famous film…

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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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