Geordie in the Press

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April 20, 2016

LISTEN: Beethoven Lives Upstairs on CJAD’s Weekend Morning Show

CJAD’s  Tracey McKee talks Beethoven Lives Upstairs with Geordie Productions’ outgoing Artistic Director Dean Patrick Fleming.
April 20, 2016

LISTEN: Dean Patrick talks Beethoven Lives Upstairs on CKUT’s Upstage

Dean Patrick Fleming, Artistic Director of Geordie Productions, tells CKUT’s Sarah Deshaies about Beethoven Lives Upstairs, capping of his 10-year tenure, and plans for the future.
April 4, 2016

The Senior Times previews Beethoven Lives Upstairs

The Senior Times previews Beethoven Lives Upstairs – April 4, 2016: “A heartfelt and mesmerizing tribute for all ages”
March 3, 2016

Mike Payette prepares to move house from Tableau d’Hôte to Geordie

Montreal Gazette welcomes Mike Payette to Geordie.
February 22, 2016

A Theatre Dream Come True for Mike Payette

Montreal Community Contact welcomes Mike Payette as Geordie’s new Artistic Director.
February 19, 2016

WATCH: Meet the new artistic director of Montreal’s Geordie Productions

Global News – With over 60,000 spectators per year, Mike Payette has some big shoes to fill as he takes over as artistic director of Geordie Productions. He sits down with Global Montreal’s Senior Anchor Jamie Orchard.
February 15, 2016

Mike Payette to take over the reins

Montreal Theatre Hub welcomes Mike Payette, Geordie’s new Artistic Director!
December 10, 2015

Georges Laraque on motley team for Geordie Productions’ A Christmas Carol

Montreal Gazette’s Bill Brownstein previews A Christmas Carol – December 10, 2015: “No one will come to the show and think these are not professional actors”
November 27, 2015

WATCH: Preview of A Christmas Carol on Global News

Global News – Three Superior Court judges, a handful of lawyers, media representatives, and sports stars combine their stage talents for A Christmas Carol, a special fundraiser for Geordie Productions.
November 13, 2015

Montreal Gazette reviews Hana’s Suitcase

Jim Burke reviews Hana’s Suitcase for the Montreal Gazette.
November 7, 2015

LISTEN: Hana’s Suitcase on CBC All in a Weekend

A preview of Hana’s Suitcase on CBC All in a Weekend: the story of a suitcase from Auschwitz that ended up at the Tokyo inspired a radio documentary and a book. Now, it’s been brought to the stage for children.
November 6, 2015

WATCH: Global News previews Hana’s Suitcase

Global News – Geordie Productions brings to life the Holocaust story of “Hana’s Suitcase” to Montreal’s youth.

Press Releases

October 18, 2016

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

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!”
October 3, 2016

WATCH: Breakfast Television previews The Halloween Tree

Geordie Productions opens its 36th season with the Canadian stage premiere of Ray Bradbury’s “The Halloween Tree,” with director Amanda Kellock and artistic director Mike Payette in studio to discuss.
September 22, 2016

Geordie Productions launches new theatre lineup

Montreal Families’ Jessica Romera previews Geordie’s 36th season: “… a string of new performances and old favourites.”
September 21, 2016

Geordie Productions celebrates 36 years of acclaimed theatre for young audiences

Special interest – Jessica Romera from Montreal Families previews Geordie’s 2016-2017 season: “A thrilling season of provocative and enchanting work that will inspire and transport young people (and young at heart) to undiscovered places.”
September 21, 2016

Indie Theatre Lineup for 2016-2017

Westmount Mag previews 2016-2017 season of English theatre in Montreal, including The Halloween Tree and Geordie Theatre Fest: “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”
September 19, 2016
Mike Payette directing 2Play tour actor Dakota Jamal Wellman

Interview with Geordie Productions’ Artistic Director Mike Payette

Montreal Theatre Hub’s editor-in-chief Camila Fitzgibbon interviews Artistic Director Mike Payette: “… it’s a lot harder to have artists from different backgrounds – not just in terms of ethnicity, but also gender and physical ability – lead, write, or direct a story. Those opportunities are so shockingly low on a […]
August 20, 2016

LISTEN: Mike Payette talks 36th season on CBC All in a Weekend

Mike Payette’s love of theatre was sparked as a child, when he saw a Geordie play. Now, as the new artistic director at Geordie Productions, he’s busy working on big plans for the new season.