This Season: 2019-2020

For our inaugural season, we are offering a unique blend of cabarets and musicals that are able to feature a broad-ranged, dynamic cast. We hope you will consider supporting us by joining us on the stage or in the audience for one of our productions!

A Little Lin Music (SOLD OUT)

November 15-16, 2019 at LIVE on Elgin | 8pm

Tickets are $15 in advance | $18 at the door

Lost Baggage Musical Theatre presents: “A Little Lin Music” – a celebration of one of Broadway’s leading composers, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

With 3 Tony awards, 3 Grammy awards, and an Emmy award, Miranda has catapulted himself into the spotlight with his innovative writing style, captivating stories, and multi-faceted acting skills. He wrote and originally starred in Hamilton, his most popular musical to date. Seven months after the show’s sell-out off-broadway run in 2015, it moved to broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre garnering unprecedented amounts of advance ticket sales. Hamilton went on to win a total of 10 Tony awards after receiving a record breaking 16 nominations.

Starring a stellar cast of local performers, “A Little Lin Music” gives you a taste of all Lin-Manuel’s work – from Hamilton to In the Heights to Disney’s Moana. Additionally, we have included Lin-Manuel’s 14-minute musical entitled “21 Chump Street” in our program. This show is based on a true story as reported in the series ‘This American Life’. 21 Chump Street is a cautionary tale of a high school honours students who falls for a cute transfer girl. He goes to great lengths to oblige her request for marijuana in the hopes of winning her affection – only to find out that his crush is actually an undercover cop planted in the school to find drug dealers.

There aren’t many chances to see Lin-Manuel Miranda’s compositions! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to relax, grab a drink, and enjoy an evening with Ottawa’s top performers showcasing the work of broadway’s leading man. If you’re fired up after the show with show tunes (we know you will be…), stick around for some karaoke with the cast and other audience members.

Show Length: 1 hour and 50 minutes (including intermission)

  • Director: Joy Mwandemange
  • Producer: Mathieu Charlebois
  • Production Assistant: Morgan Coughlan
  • Accompanists: Sabrina Tang and Justine Walker

21 Chump Street Cast: Joy Mwandemange (Narrator), Itzy Kamil (Justin), Rana Laviolette (Rana), Mathieu Charlebois, Yang Chen, Axandre Lemours

Cabaret Cast: Rose-Ingrid Benjamin, Mathieu Charlebois, Yang Chen, Morgan Coughlan, Maya Desrosiers, Elisha Gordon, Dorian Jensen, Itzy Kamil, Rana Laviolette, Axandre Lemours, Brendon Ly, Lex McKenna, Joy Mwandemange, Niku Shaeriu, Niamh Webber, Euan Wheaton

History of Love: On Broadway (SOLD OUT)

February 15, 2020 at the Notre-dame-des-champs Community Hall | 6:30pm

Tickets are $33 in advance | $38 at the door

From “Guys and to Dolls” to “West Side Story” to “Rent”, every show has a love story! Experience your favourite musical theatre romances and songs decade by decade through Lost Baggage Musical Theatre’s “History of Love: On Broadway”. Guests attending the show will be treated to a three-course meal while being serenaded in between courses. A portion of the proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to Ability First Ottawa.

Tickets purchased on the same order will be seated together at the same table (i.e. if purchased two tickets, you will placed at a table seating for 2). If you require alternate arrangements or would like to be seated with a larger group of people, please email Lost Baggage Musical Theatre at lostbaggagemt@gmail.com.

  • Director: Tanys Coughlan
  • Musical Director: Mathieu Charlebois
  • Production Assistant: Morgan Coughlan
  • Accompanied by: Sabrina Tang, Mike Giamberardino, Samuel Boisvert, Alison Snell

Cast: Cameron Aitken, Emily Asmar, Maya Desrosiers, Brendan Edge, Alex Henkelman, Dorian Jensen, Lily Anne Lachapelle, Kathryn McLaren, Sean Rokowski, Wendi Smith, Josée Sovinsky, Niamh Webber, Euan Wheaton

A Quarantunes Cabaret

June 25, 2020 | 7:30pm

Presented Free-of-Charge Virtually, Online | Donations Will Be Accepted at lostbaggage.org/donate

A portion of the proceeds will go towards the Ottawa Food Bank.

More information on how to view the show will be posted closer to the show date.

Interested in performing in the cabaret? Vice-Treasurer Joy Mwandemange gives you all the details on how to submit an audition in the video below.

Mystery Musical Theatre Show

August 2020

Lost Baggage will be presenting an all-new original musical digitally via Zoom towards the end of August. More information on this production will be posted on June 15. Tickets to stream the show will also be available for purchase on this day.


Let’s experience art together.


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