Geordie in the Press

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October 6, 2017
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What I’ll Never Forget – by Anita Majumdar

Intermission Magazine – Artist’s Perspective: Anita Majumdar, creator and performer of Boys with Cars, writes about the Fish Eyes Trilogy, trauma, anger, dance, and remembering: “Am I still angry today? In less immediate ways than I was, but yes, I’m still angry. I still have to attend events knowing he’s there.”
September 6, 2017
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METAs Nominees 2017: The Complete List

Montreal Theatre Hub’s Camila Fitzgibbon recaps the METAs nomination announcement, including Geordie’s 13 nominations!
August 17, 2017
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Acting, yes, but so much more

Geordie Theatre School featured on WestmountMag: “Teaching the students at GTS reminds me of how boundless our imaginations can be and how far we can explore just by playing” – Alarey Alsip, GTS teacher
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
From left to right:  Ian Geldart (Jorah) and Mariana Tayler (Fatima).

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.”

Press Releases

November 6, 2017
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Geordie Productions bring award-winning BOYS WITH CARS to Montreal

Montreal Theatre Hub previews Boys with Cars: “While none of the plotlines have happened to me, I think 13 years’ worth of thoughts, joys, rage, hair pulling frustrations -MY STORY- is embroidered into THESE stories.” – Anita Majumdar
November 6, 2017
Anita Majumdar as Naz in "Boys with Cars". Photo by Dahlia Katz

Bharat Times interviews Anita Majumdar

Bharat Times’ Monika Spolia interviews Boys with Cars creator and performer Anita Majumdar: “For young teen audiences, it is like planting a seed. My hope is that they carry the information, learn and hear and even if it doesn’t make any sense at present moment, they carry it forward.” – […]
October 24, 2017

What’s On Stage this November in Toronto

Instant at Young Peoples’s Theatre is on Toronto.com’s list of things to do in November!
October 23, 2017
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Geordie offers theatrical enchantment

Montreal Community Contact talks to artistic director Mike Payette and actors Briauna James, Anton May and Daniela Sandiford about Geordie’s 2017-2018 2Play Tour: “By the end of the tour, the three emerging actors would have covered more than 27,000km across Eastern Canada and will have performed a little over 200 shows”.
October 16, 2017
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Toronto: Young People’s Theatre presents “Instant”

Stage Door previews Instant: “A timely teen piece on the need to be noticed and the impact of social media”.
October 16, 2017
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YPT presents INSTANT

Young People’s Theatre (YPT) is pleased to welcome back Montreal’s Geordie Productions and their acclaimed production of Instant by Governor General Award-winning playwright Erin Shields.
October 6, 2017
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What I’ll Never Forget – by Anita Majumdar

Intermission Magazine – Artist’s Perspective: Anita Majumdar, creator and performer of Boys with Cars, writes about the Fish Eyes Trilogy, trauma, anger, dance, and remembering: “Am I still angry today? In less immediate ways than I was, but yes, I’m still angry. I still have to attend events knowing he’s there.”
September 6, 2017
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METAs Nominees 2017: The Complete List

Montreal Theatre Hub’s Camila Fitzgibbon recaps the METAs nomination announcement, including Geordie’s 13 nominations!
August 17, 2017
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Acting, yes, but so much more

Geordie Theatre School featured on WestmountMag: “Teaching the students at GTS reminds me of how boundless our imaginations can be and how far we can explore just by playing” – Alarey Alsip, GTS teacher