Louise Pitre

Louise Pitre Canada's First Lady of Musical Theatre

First Lady of Musical Theatre

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 US touring company casts of Mamma Mia!, Louise is known for her signature performances as Fantine in Les Misérables (Toronto, Montreal and Paris), the title character in Edith Piaf, Mama Rose in Gypsy (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Gary Griffin director) and countless more starring roles.

Louise has guested with orchestras across Canada and the U.S. and appears in concert regularly throughout North America with accompaniment ranging from big band to solo piano.  She currently offers three concert programs including FROM PARIS TO BROADWAY, LA VIE EN ROUGE and CHASING RAINBOWS: The songs of Judy Garland.

 “Louise Pitre is `astonishing!’” – Chicago Sun-Times

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