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 3, 2011
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Lucinda Davis

Lucinda is thrilled to work with Geordie Productions, as she has always been a huge fan of their fantastic work, and feels blessed to be working alongside some of the most talented people in Montreal. Her past theatre credits include: The Lady Smith (Black Theatre Workshop),
January 26, 2011
Clea Minaker

Clea Minaker

Clea Minaker’s artistic practice consists of performance, design and direction of works for stage, film and the visual accompaniment of musical performance. In 2007/2008 she toured internationally with Feist performing shadow puppetry, and live video projections, for concert audiences. She has worked in film: HIGGELTY PIGGELTY POP! (ClydeHenry 2009) THE […]
January 26, 2011
Michel Perron

Michel Perron

Originally from Richmond (Qc), Michel trained in Montreal, where he has made his home and career for over 30 years. His passion and calling in theatre has grown to include cabaret, musicals, film, television, animation and more.
January 26, 2011

David Perreault Ninacs

A graduate of the National Theatre School, David began his career designing for The Other Theatre, collaborating with Stacy Christodoulou since 1997 on such shows as Kaspar, Human Collision/ Atomic Reaction (for which he won a MECCA Award), Carlos in Therapy, Galapagos, La Fievre, Le Pleureur designé, Macbeth and, this […]
January 26, 2011
Benjamin Gerlis

Benjamin Gerlis

Benjamin graduated from Wimbledon School of Art (London, UK), in 2007 with a BA in Set Design for Stage and Screen. He was quickly hired in the position of Design Associate at the National Theatre in London, working with some of the world’s leading designers and directors.
January 26, 2011
Melanie St-Jacques

Melanie St-Jacques

Melanie has enjoyed a 10-year career as a Stage Manager in Montreal and across Canada. Some select credits include: Doubt, The Carpenter, The Caretaker, Condoville, Long Days Journey Into Night, Tales from Ovid, Life After George, Proof, Copenhagen, Art, Dinner with Friends (Centaur Theatre).
January 26, 2011
Deena Aziz

Deena Aziz

Deena has worked across Canada and internationally as an actor, producer, and story editor for theatre and film. Stage credits include: Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass (Geordie Productions), The Veil (One Light Theatre / Fajr Festival Tehran), Anosh Irani’s award-winning Bombay Black (Cahoots Theatre Projects / […]
January 21, 2011

Troy Slocum

Troy Slocum is a highly acclaimed and award winning Sound Designer, Dj, and Music Producer based in Montreal. Over the last ten years Troy has designed many shows at the National Arts Centre under the direction of Peter Hinton which include Frida K, The Way of The World, Buried Child, […]
January 21, 2011
James Lavoie

James Lavoie

James is a Montreal based designer for live performance. He holds a master’s degree in scenography/ performance design and practice from Central Saint Martin’s in the UK. He is a four time recipient of the Montreal English Critic’s Circle Award for his design work and is also a coach at […]