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March 11, 2019

The readings for the auditions of Priscilla Queen of the Desert are now available. Head on over to our new file section to get access.

February 10, 2019

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Stage Director for the 2019-2020 season: 

January 22, 2019

Go West and audition for our upcoming production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Head on over to our audition page to know more.

January 11, 2019

Information about applications for Stage Director, Music Director and Choreographer will come in the next couple of days.

December 29, 2018

Get an additional 15% off the already-discounted PICK 2 when you purchase tickets for both Sister Act & Priscilla Queen of the Desert together. Hurry this deal is only valid until midnight on Dec. 31st, 2018...So don’t wait!! Follow the link below to snap up this fantastic deal before it is gone!

December 21, 2018

The Orpheus Cares initiative supporting OrKidstra during Chitty, Chitty Bang, Bang was a success!

OrKidstra’s mission is to empower kids and build community through the joy of making music together, by focusing on social development through music by teaching life-skills (such as teamwork, commitment, respect and pride in achievement) to local kids from under-served areas of Ottawa including just down the road from Orpheus at the Bronson Centre. 

At their Centretown Hub Holiday Concert on Tuesday, December 18th at the Bronson Centre Theatre, Orpheus was pleased to present a cheque for $5,193!

Our donation will go towards their 15-year strategic plan, Crescendo: Strategy 2032, in which they plan to...

December 17, 2018

Please join us at the OrKidstra holiday concert on Tuesday, December 18 from approximately 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Bronson Centre Theatre (211 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa). This concert will get you into the holiday spirit with a wonderful array of classical, jazz, world music and sing-along holiday favourites! There is no fee for the concert so no ticket is required; however donations are welcome!

At this concert, as part of the Orpheus Cares initiative, Orpheus will  present a cheque to OrKidstra with the amount collected during last month's run of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. We thank everyone who donated and hope to see you at the concert!

December 4, 2018

Congratulations to everyone involved in last season's production of Mamma Mia! which won the year's Capital Critics Circle Award for Best Community Production.

Congratulations also to our members who won the Capital Critics Circle Award in their respective categories!

November 9, 2018

Orpheus nabs a record 6 nominations for the 2017-2018 Finale Awards

Congratulations to our nominees:

Best community production

Mamma Mia! Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, book by Catherine Johnson, Orpheus Musical Theatre Society, directed by Shaun Toohey, musical director Chris Santillan, choreographer Susie Bregg-Krzyzanowski

Shrek The Musical, book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, music by Jeanine Tesori. Based on the Dreamworks animation motion picture and the book by William Steig, Orpheus Musical Theatre Society, directed by Jenn Donnelly, musical direction by Gabriel Leury, choreography by Mary Hills

Best director (community)

Jenn Donnelly for Shrek, Orpheus Musical Theatre Society

Shaun Toohey for Mamma Mia!

Best actor...

November 8, 2018

We have the audition form for Sister Act available. You can find it linked on the audition page, but you can download it directly here.

October 28, 2018

“The show must go on!” says Orpheus Musical Theatre as they remount THE LAST FIVE YEARSat the Gladstone Theatre November 1 to 3.

Ottawa – October 25, 2018 – Hundreds of musical theatre fans were disappointed when power outages due to the September tornadoes forced Orpheus’ run of The Last Five Yearsto be cut short. The two performances that were delivered before the storm elicited gushing reviews. “Everything about The Last Five Yearswas enjoyable. Don’t miss your chance to see this unbelievable show!”, wrote Orpheus wishes to thank Meridian Theatres at Centrepointe for their expert handling of the show cancellations, which included issuing refunds to hundreds of ticket holders. Thanks also go to the Gladstone Theatre for of...

October 25, 2018

We have added some reviews of Last 5 Years to our show page. See what Iris Winston, Covert Ottawa Guy, and the Visitorium have to say about this production.

October 19, 2018

Critics loved the first run of The Last Five Years in September. Join us for the remount at The Gladstone Theatre (901 Gladstone Avenue) from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3. 

TICKETSPurchase online or call 613-233-4523 - Orpheus Season Subscribers are eligible for a Studio show discount. Please email for the promo code. 

Check out our video preview and a Q&A with Louie and Michelle!

What the critics are saying...

From Covert Ottawa Guy: 

I cannot emphasize enough the amount of talent that it takes to command a stage and captivate an audience for 80 full minutes...These two [Michelle et Louie] are infinitely talented, and captured my full attention for the entirety of the performance....

October 16, 2018

Orpheus Musical Theatre Society is proud to give back to the community in many ways. Beginning in 2016, the Orpheus Cares initiative has partnered with local charities to raise funds for worthy causes that make a real difference in our community. 

This year – in conjunction with Orpheus’ production of the fantabulous “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” (November 16-25, 2018) – Orpheus Cares will be supporting OrKidstra, a local, Ottawa-based charity, which focuses on social development through music. OrKidstra gives kids from under-served communities the chance to learn important life skills (such as teamwork, commitment, respect and pride in achievement) through playing and singing music together.  

OrKidstra accomplishes their mission by providing childr...

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