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Geordie’s Mainstage School Matinée Series makes English language theatre accessible to all students. Performances take place at Concordia University's D.B. Clarke Theatre (1455 de Maisonneuve W.) and the Monument-National (1182 Boul St-Laurent). A comprehensive teacher’s resources guide accompanies each production.
The following groups benefit from a specially reduced-rate ticket: Elementary school groups, High School groups, CEGEP groups, Pre-schools, Daycares, and Outreach organizations.
Schools may also be eligible for the Culture in the School financing program. Projects must be submitted in early fall.
THE HALLOWEEN TREEFor ages 7 & up
Written by Ray Bradbury
Adapted and Directed by Amanda Kellock
Script developed with Playwrights' Workshop Montréal
On Halloween night, 5 friends meet up to go trick-or-treating. But their best friend, Joe Pipkin, is too sick to go. He tells them to meet at The House, an old, deserted place in the ravine that none of them have ever dared to visit on Halloween night, but when they arrive, instead of Joe they encounter a mysterious man named Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud… What follows is an epic journey into he Undiscovered Country to find out the hidden secrets of Halloween and to save Joe Pipkin.
ScheduleTuesday, October 25th: 10am & 1pm
Wednesday, October 26: 10am & 1pm
Thursday, October 27: 10am & 1pm
Friday, October 28: 10am & 1pm
GEORDIE THEATRE FESTIVAL
Water Weight by Jesse Stong, for ages 5 & up
Instant by Erin Shields, for ages 12 & up
Jabber by Marcus Youssef, for ages 12 & up
Scripts developed with Playwrights' Workshop Montréal
This one-week special event will showcase the 2play touring shows (Water Weight and Instant) as well as the presentation of the award-winning Jabber by Marcus Youssef, playing in repertory in March. For the first time in Geordie’s history, schools and the public will be able to see three exciting and beautiful touring plays on a professional mainstage which will have traveled thousands of kilometers in Canada and parts of the United States.
ScheduleTuesday, March 21: 1pm (Jabber)
Wednesday, March 22: 10am (Water Weight) & 1pm (Instant)
Thursday, March 23: 10am (Water Weight) & 1pm (Water Weight)
Friday, March 24: 10am (Water Weight) & 1pm (Jabber)