Geordie in the Press

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March 1, 2017
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Geordie Productions to present inaugural Theatre Fest

Montreal Theatre Hub previews Geordie Theatre Fest, featuring this year’s 2Play tour shows Water Weight and Instant, and 2013 hit Jabber.
January 12, 2017
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Geordie Theatre School offers scholarships for young aspiring actors

Special interest – Marco Galluccio from Montreal Families on GTS scholarships: “With the help of the Evenko Foundation, six kids were able to take weekly acting classes […] Six more children will be awarded a scholarship for the winter session”
October 31, 2016
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“The perfect treat – all tricks aside”

Ariel Hinkson from Montreal Community Contact reviews The Halloween Tree: “… whether you’re looking for an activity for the kids on Halloween night, or your inner kid at heart, Geordie Productions The Halloween Tree is the perfect treat – all tricks aside.”
October 28, 2016
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Review: “Fun Scares in Halloween Tree”

Montreal Gazette’s Jim Burke reviews The Halloween Tree.
October 27, 2016
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The Halloween Tree: A Strange Trip through Time and Space

Byron Toben from Westmount Mag reviews The Halloween Tree: “I have been a Ray Bradbury fan for like, forever […] so thank you Amanda Kellock, for adapting and directing his The Halloween Tree”
October 26, 2016

Scripteditty reviews The Halloween Tree

Danielle Eyer from Scripteditty reviews The Halloween Tree: “It’s an exciting, colourful production perfect for families with young kids.”
October 23, 2016
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Curtains Up reviews The Halloween Tree

Yolande Ramsay from Curtains Up reviews The Halloween Tree: “…a terrific addition to the celebration of Halloween. A little fantasy brings an extra special treat to the mischief of Halloween!”
October 22, 2016
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QDF Musings: The Halloween Tree

Quebec Drama Federation’s Cally Ravn teases The Halloween Tree with lighting designer Tim Rodrigues: “The shadows truly play a character in the play”.
October 19, 2016
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Geordie Productions celebrates Halloween with macabre stage play

The Suburban’s Bernard Mendelman previews The Halloween Tree: “members of the audience are encouraged to wear costumes. It should be a hoot — even if you don’t show up dressed as an owl.”
October 18, 2016
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WATCH: The Halloween Tree preview on Global News

Actor Eloi Archambaudoin drops by Global News Morning to talk to Laura Casella about Geordie Productions’ latest play – The Halloween Tree.
October 16, 2016

LISTEN: The Halloween Tree preview on CBC All in a Weekend

Amanda Kellock talks about The Halloween Tree on CBC All in a Weekend.
October 11, 2016
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Montreal Times previews The Halloween Tree

Sharman Yarnell from the Montreal Times previews The Halloween Tree: “You always come out of a Geordie production with a bit more knowledge than before you went in!”

Press Releases

August 13, 2017
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“Around the World in 80 Days” in 2 hours

WestmountMag’s Byron Toben reviews Around the World in 80 Days at the Hudson Village Theatre: “Shout out to director Mike Payette for his clever direction as well as to Hudson artistic director Matthieu Tiffin for selecting this family pleasing show.”
August 11, 2017
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Jules Verne classic arrives at HVT with few frills and lots of laughs

Montreal Gazette’s Jim Burke reviews Around the World in 80 Days: “a skilfully played, delightfully self-deprecating send-up”
August 8, 2017
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Theatre done at a fast clip

Kathryn Greenaway from Montreal Gazette talks to actor Mike Hughes about upcoming show Around the World in 80 Days: “It’s exciting to see the audience catching on to the pacing and going with you on (Fogg’s) thrilling quest” – Mike Hughes
July 31, 2017
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“Around the World in 80 Days” at the Hudson Village Theatre

A preview of Around the World in 80 Days in The Review: “The ‘magic of theatre’ is at the core of this fun and fast-paced show packed with a comedic mix of danger, romance, and a celebration of humanity’s perseverance against all odds” – Mike Payette, Director
July 13, 2017
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Shakespeare-Before-the-Show with Geordie Theatre School

Geordie’s pre-show workshops featured on WestmountMag: “Geordie Theatre School is excited to break down the walls around Shakespeare and instill a love of the Bard in Montreal youth from all backgrounds”.
July 13, 2017
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Acting workshops for kids taking place this summer

Geordie’s Shakespeare-Before-the-Show workshops featured on Montreal Families: “Participants will learn tips on how to understand Shakespearean language and even speak a little on their own.”
July 12, 2017
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Shakespeare Before the Show

Geordie’s Shakespeare Before the Show workshops are featured on Around Westmount: “Geordie Theatre School and Repercussion Theatre are teaming up to engage youth in Shakespeare in the Park”
July 12, 2017
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Intro to Shakespeare

A shout-out to Geordie’s Introduction to Shakespeare workshops in The Suburban: “Kids will learn what all the “foresooths” and “wherefores” are about, experience the fun of speaking Shakespeare and meet the cast of Much Ado About Nothing“.
March 23, 2017
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Montreal Rampage reviews Jabber

Montreal Rampage’s Anna Fuerstenberg reviews Jabber, one of three plays presented as a part of Geordie Theatre Fest: “A script that is light handed even when dealing with the horrors of abuse and racism.”