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At LBMT, we believe that the theatre is for everyone. Our mandate is to diversify musical theatre performance in Ottawa and bring more musical theatre to the city’s east-end. We strive to create rehearsal and performance spaces that allow for individuals to freely create and participate in without fear of scrutiny or harassment.  

When you come to a Lost Baggage production, expect to leave the burdens of everyday life at the door and escape for a while. Lose your baggage at Lost Baggage.


Upcoming Shows & Events


TAKE-OFF

Performance Showcase

Do you enjoy show tunes? Do you prefer variety? Do you like hearing old favourites while learning new favourites at the same time? Then our Take-Off Performance Showcase will appeal to you!

The show features an eclectic collection of musical theatre solos with a few scenes and ensemble numbers mixed in. There are classic broadway hits like “Maybe This Time” from Cabaret, “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Misérables and new favourites like “Burn” from Hamilton and “Times Are Hard for Dreamers” from Amélie. Ensemble numbers include “Side By Side” from Company and “You’re Goin’ Back To Jail” from Bonnie & Clyde.

Take-Off is LBMT’s new educational program aimed at bringing local musical theatre performers to the next level. Twelve participants have been partaking in weekly private lessons in musical theatre vocal performance and weekly group workshops and masterclasses in a variety of related subjects, such as acting, dance, audition etiquette, and blocking techniques. Now they are almost finished their program and getting ready to show YOU their development in the Take-Off Performance Showcase!

December 2, 2022 | Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Avenue)

Doors at 7:30pm | Show at 8pm

Tickets are $20 in Advance | $25 at the Door

FORBIDDEN LOVE

A Valentine’s Day Dinner Cabaret

This year’s Valentine’s Day Dinner Theatre Cabaret is all about deep, foreboding passions. Forbidden Love features all your favourite taboo relationships from musicals like The Phantom of the Opera, Hairspray, West Side Story, The King and I, and The Bridges of Madison County. Local performers will take you on tales of relational triumphs and woes through a series of solo and ensemble performances. Whether you need a date night, a girls night, or a solo night, Forbidden Love is the perfect way to warm and liven up a cold February day!

The show features a selection of solos, duets, and ensemble numbers with some scenes mixed in. Performers in the show will have a chance to participate in ensemble numbers and will be cast in at least one solo or duet number.

February 10-11, 2023 | Richelieu Vanier Community Centre (300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue)

Evening Shows at 6:30pm | Bar and Doors Open at 6:00

Saturday Afternoon Show at 12:30pm | Bar and Doors Open at 12:00

Tickets Are $45 in Advance | $50 at the Door | Assigned Seating | Includes 3 Course Dinner

FORBIDDEN LOVE

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Devised by Stephen Sondheim and Julia McKenzie | Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

Putting It Together is a musical revue showcasing the songs of Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, Follies, A Funny Thing Happened…). Drawing its title from a song in Sunday in the Park with George, it celebrates Sondheim’s incomparable career in musical theatre.

Featuring nearly thirty Sondheim tunes, Putting It Together is performed by only five people who are thrown together at a party in a Manhattan penthouse. With a bit of imagination, the guests transform the apartment into the stage of an abandoned theatre, an estate in Sweden, an island outside of Paris, a street off the Roman Forum, the woods of a fairy tale and a mythical town in the Southwest.

April 28-29, 2023 | LIVE on Elgin (220 Elgin Street #2)

Evening Shows at 8:00pm | Bar and Doors Open at 7:00

Afternoon Shows at 2:00pm | Bar and Doors Open at 1:00

Tickets Are $30 in Advance | $35 at the Door | General Admission

Season Four Volunteers Needed


LBMT is looking for volunteers to help with the productions in our upcoming 2022-2023 season. We are in need of audition managers, auditions attendants, stagehands, ushers, cooks, and seamstresses. If you think you would like to volunteer with LBMT, please fill-out our contact form or email lostbaggagemt@gmail.com! To help spark your interest, show posters for Season Four are posted below. Be sure to visit please visit next season for more information on the individual shows.


“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education.” – Plato

We are a community-minded music school nestled in the heart of Alta Vista in Ottawa, Ontario under the umbrella of Lost Baggage Musical Theatre. Our goal is to create unique, exciting lessons and learning environments that challenge and motivate. We want our students to leave our school inspired and transformed into lifelong learners and enjoyers of music.


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