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Louise Pitre

 
Bio:
Louise Pitre is a well known, loved star in her native Canada, who made her dazzling Broadway debut in 2001- playing the role of Donna Sheridan in "Mamma Mia!". On top of her talents as a singer and an actress, she is a fine composer and a fantastic cabaret performer. She has performed in various ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Louise Pitre is a well known, loved star in her native Canada, who made her dazzling Broadway debut in 2001- playing the role of Donna Sheridan in "Mamma Mia!". On top of her talents as a singer and an actress, she is a fine composer and a fantastic cabaret performer. She has performed in various ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
West Coast Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre, 2019
Adult Marie
  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Musicals Production, 2012
Mame
  [Toronto]
Canadian Revival, 2006
Emma
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Richard Rodgers 100th Birthday Celebration, 2002
"It Never Entered My Mind" Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan
  [Toronto]
Toronto Production, 2000
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
West Coast Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre, 2019
Adult Marie

  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Musicals Production, 2012
Mame

  [Toronto]
Canadian Revival, 2006
Emma

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer

  [Broadway]
Richard Rodgers 100th Birthday Celebration, 2002
"It Never Entered My Mind" Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan

  [Toronto]
Toronto Production, 2000
Performer

Louise Pitre Biography

Louise Pitre is a well known, loved star in her native Canada, who made her dazzling Broadway debut in 2001- playing the role of Donna Sheridan in "Mamma Mia!". On top of her talents as a singer and an actress, she is a fine composer and a fantastic cabaret performer. She has performed in various shows such as "I Love you, You're Perfect, Now Change", "Les Miserables" (three different productions), "Tartuffe" and "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Wolf?".

Louise Pitre Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Louise Pitre, Mamma Mia!
 
Theatre World Awards - 2002 - Performance Gold Star
Louise Pitre, Mamma Mia!
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Louise Pitre, Mamma Mia!

Louise Pitre News

Storybrook Theatre Announces 46th Season Of Inspiration Photo Storybrook Theatre Announces 46th Season Of Inspiration
by Grace Cutler - Jul 25, 2022

StoryBook Theatre is back for another magical season full of inspiration with productions that are fun, dynamic and enchanted!

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by Grace Cutler - Jul 11, 2022

Louise Pitre To Headline LOFT Community Services' Home For The Holidays Benefit Conce Photo Louise Pitre To Headline LOFT Community Services' Home For The Holidays Benefit Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

Louise Pitre, Canada's first lady of musical theatre, is headlining LOFT Community Services' Home for the Holidays Benefit Concert. Known for an impressive career that spans theatre, television and concert stages across North America and Europe, Pitre is giving back to a cause that is near and dear to her heart.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: MAMMA MIA celebraba 1.000 funciones en Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: MAMMA MIA celebraba 1.000 funciones en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 4, 2021

Un 4 de marzo de 2004 MAMMA MIA subía el telón por milésima vez en la calle 42 tras su estreno en octubre de 2001 en el Winter Garden Theatre.

Artists In Residence Launches During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Photo Artists In Residence Launches During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2020

Artists in Residence, a new platform supporting artists' creativity and well-being during the pandemic, launches during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

VIDEO: Watch a MAMMA MIA! Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a MAMMA MIA! Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 11, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a Mamma Mia! original Broadway cast reunion with Judy Kaye, Karen Mason, Louise Pitre and Tina Maddigan.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced Photo The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 12th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced Photo Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020

At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

VIDEO: Toronto MAMMA MIA! Cast Reunites on Mirvish's CHECK IN FROM AWAY Photo VIDEO: Toronto MAMMA MIA! Cast Reunites on Mirvish's CHECK IN FROM AWAY
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020

This episode, Steffi and Lisa check in with the original Toronto cast of Mamma Mia! Adam Brazier, Louise Pitre, and Tina Madigan reminisce about the premiere of the show 20 years ago at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

First Winners Of The Keep Calm Marquee Slogan Contest Announced Photo First Winners Of The Keep Calm Marquee Slogan Contest Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2020

Louise Pitre Videos

VIDEO: Toronto MAMMA MIA! Cast Reunites on Mirvish's CHECK IN FROM AWAY VideoVIDEO: Toronto MAMMA MIA! Cast Reunites on Mirvish's CHECK IN FROM AWAY
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020

This episode, Steffi and Lisa check in with the original Toronto cast of Mamma Mia! Adam Brazier, Louise Pitre, and Tina Madigan reminisce about the premiere of the show 20 years ago at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

VIDEO: Connecticut High Schoolers Get Special Messages From Former MAMMA MIA! Broadwa VideoVIDEO: Connecticut High Schoolers Get Special Messages From Former MAMMA MIA! Broadway and Tour Cast Members
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2019

As the high schoolers in the Staples Players drama club prepared to open their production of Mamma Mia!, they got a special surprise organized by their directors.

BWW Flashback: Celebrate MAMMA MIA!'s Anniversary With a Look Back at Opening Night! VideoBWW Flashback: Celebrate MAMMA MIA!'s Anniversary With a Look Back at Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2019

My, my! It's officially been eighteen years since the dancing queens of Mamma Mia! opened at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre. In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the show's opening night to see Louise Pitre, Judy Kaye, Karen Mason, and more having the time of their lives! Check it all out below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At NEXT TO NORMAL in Toronto VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At NEXT TO NORMAL in Toronto
by Alan Henry - May 2, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Musical Stage Company's and Mirvish's NEXT TO NORMAL. The first performance will take place on Tuesday April 30, 8 PM. The show will play until May 19, 2019.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for NEXT TO NORMAL in Toronto VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for NEXT TO NORMAL in Toronto
by Alan Henry - Apr 19, 2019

Broadway vets Ma-Anne Dionisio (Flower Drum Song) and Louise Pitre (Mamma Mia, Tony Nomination) will appear in the off-Mirvish production of NEXT TO NORMAL, beginning April 26th in Toronto - presented in partnership with The Musical Stage Company who recently presented the professional Toronto premiere of Fun Home.

VIDEO: Extended Scenes From MARIE, DANCING STILL at the 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Extended Scenes From MARIE, DANCING STILL at the 5th Avenue Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 2, 2019

BroadwayWorld has an extended first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre'sin Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At MARIE, DANCING STILL at the 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At MARIE, DANCING STILL at the 5th Avenue Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre'sin Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers.

VIDEO: Tiler Peck and Terrence Mann on MARIE at The 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Tiler Peck and Terrence Mann on MARIE at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by Alan Henry - Mar 20, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015.

VIDEO: Susan Stroman, Lynn Ahrens and More Talk MARIE at the 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Susan Stroman, Lynn Ahrens and More Talk MARIE at the 5th Avenue Theatre
by Alan Henry - Mar 14, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015.

BWW TV: Tiler Peck, Terrence Mann & More Pirouette Into Rehearsals for MARIE, DANCING VideoBWW TV: Tiler Peck, Terrence Mann & More Pirouette Into Rehearsals for MARIE, DANCING STILL- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 7, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015.


Louise Pitre Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Louise Pitre been in?
Louise Pitre has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Louise Pitre been in?
Louise Pitre has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Louise Pitre been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mamma Mia! Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Mamma Mia! and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Mamma Mia! .

What awards has Louise Pitre won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Mamma Mia!.