Geordie in the Press

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December 21, 2017
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Best Montreal Theatre of 2017

Boys with Cars made Montreal Gazette’s Best of Montreal Theatre of 2017! “What a tour de force it was, Majumdar combining dazzling Indian dance with snarky, profane, sometimes hilarious monologues telling two concurrent tales about high school bullying.”
December 12, 2017
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Dean Patrick Fleming talks about social media’s INSTANT impact on and off stage

Toronto Guardian’s Sonya Davidson interviews Dean Patrick Fleming, director of Instant, playing at Young People’s Theatre: “I think opening up the door for meaningful conversation is always what we are striving for in the theatre so the question is how to get the students to start talking and sharing.”
December 8, 2017

Montreal Arts Shows This Week

Geordie’s A Christmas Carol is on Forget the Box’s list of shows to see this weekend: “If you like unique original art and unique takes of the well-established classics, there is plenty to check out this week (this weekend in particular) in Montreal.”
December 6, 2017
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Review: Instant

Allison Gerson from Mooney on Theatre reviews Instant: “Social media is just the vehicle these kids use to communicate. They do use it to bully, but they also use it to create. It gives them power and a voice.”
December 5, 2017
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Intermission Magazine reviews Instant

Lynn Slotkin from Intermission Magazine reviews Instant: “an important, perceptive play for our times”
December 5, 2017
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Holiday Fundraiser Production of Charles Dickens’ Immortal Classic

WestmountMag previews Geordie Productions’ Gala Fundraiser – A Christmas Carol: “Proceeds help Geordie continue to bring its annual 2Play School Tour, Canada’s longest running and furthest reaching annual theatre tour, to children across Eastern Canada and present its Mainstage Series to families here in Montreal each season.”
December 3, 2017
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The Star reviews Instant

Karen Fricker from The Star reviews Instant, by Erin Shields, directed by Dean Patrick Fleming: “This play for audiences aged 12 and up packs an impressive amount of timely material into a 45-minute running time.”
December 1, 2017
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Concordia events: Join some of Montreal’s most celebrated legal and business leaders performing on stage in a beautiful retelling of this timeless gem – all  in support of one of Canada’s leading companies for Theatre for Young Audiences. *** Concordia events: A Christmas Carol Geordie Productions: A Christmas Carol Annual Gala […]
November 30, 2017
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“Then everyone whipped out their phones and started recording”

Stage Door’s Christopher Hoile reviews Instant: “It’s the kind of play about the present that deserves the widest possible audience since it will help teens and their parents to formulate questions more clearly to help navigate the ethically muddied waters of the two worlds we now live in.”
November 30, 2017
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‘Jabber,’ a powerful play about Muslim teen, comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 12

Following its 2012-13 tour, “Jabber” won the Montreal Theatre Award for Best New Text (2013) and performed a two-week run at Young People’s Theatre in Toronto from Nov. 26-Dec. 7, 2013 to rave reviews. In Tapeworthy’s “Best of the Stage,” “Jabber” was included as one of the top 30 Canadian […]
November 24, 2017

To-do list – November 24

Boys with Cars is on Cult MTL’s “to-do list” for November 24: “The one-woman play incorporates Indian dance sequences and witty, layered dialogue to punctuate the story of two teenage girls dealing with sexual misconduct, cultural appropriation, bullying and complicated power dynamics.”
November 23, 2017

Happening this week in Montreal…

Boys with Cars is on Montreal Gazette’s “At a glance” list of shows to see: “An often comic coming-of-age drama about cultural conflict, bullying and sexual pressures on teens, it also features lots of hip-hop and Bollywood moves.”

Press Releases

April 15, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: 2014-15 Season Announcement

 ANNOUNCING OUR 2014-15 SEASON: INSPIRING DIALOGUE
February 28, 2014

Geordie School Tour 2013 – 14: February

Day 156 Suicide prevention week, anti-bullying pink shirt day, the Olympics, Valentine’s Day and even Hawaiian day… These are all special days and events that have been celebrated at schools in the past little while. Hallways have been clad with “no bullying at our school” crafts and newspaper cut outs […]
January 27, 2014

Geordie School Tour 2013-14: Montreal

Day 124 – Montreal    It has been 124 days since we began the tour… How crazy. We are back from Christmas and performing in full force; we have three shows today. It has felt like a marathon of school visits, loading and unloading the van in temperatures that cause […]
December 20, 2013

Geordie School Tour 2013-2014: December

Day ? (Boy have I lost track) It’s the night before break and all through the van, not an actor was stirring, not even James, the man. Christmas is officially here, it is our last day before break and we are all filled with holiday spirit and yes, we have […]
November 28, 2013

Geordie School Tour 2013-2014: Quebec – Montreal

Day 66 – Quebec –  Montreal The first snow fall has officially happened. Today we loaded in and out of schools in slush, as large flakes drifted down from above. Some schools were closed today, and I realize that once again snow days apply to me (and I have to […]
November 13, 2013

Geordie School Tour 2013-2014: Day 46 – 51

Day 46 – Lennoxville Today we went to my high school! It was so amazing to be performing on that stage again, a place where lots of dreaming about professional acting happened… And now…I’m acting and able to bring it into my school. Double whammy!  I was very proud to […]
November 5, 2013

Geordie School Tour 2013-2014: Day 43

Day 43 – Montreal  The past two weeks have been full of ups and downs. We have driven into schools excited and left tired and empty. It takes a lot of energy to compete with 300 whispering and restless teenagers. It also takes a toll hearing the loud comments, probably […]
October 25, 2013

Geordie School Tour 2013-2014: Day 30 & 31

Day 30 – Magdalen Islands    As I write this I am sitting on the five hour ferry that takes us from the Magdalen Islands back to PEI where we will then drive to Quebec City. This leg of the tour has been so beautiful; and we have been fortunate […]
October 21, 2013

Geordie School Tour 2013-2014: Day 24 & 25

Dear Amanda Todd – Day 24 Today at Fredericton High School someone asked where Amanda Todd was from. I answered Vancouver, and there was some uncertainty among the students so I said she is Canadian for sure, and then made a mental note to get all my facts straight. Immediately […]