Geordie in the Press

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November 5, 2015
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Hana’s Suitcase returns to Geordie Productions for milestone season

Montreal Gazette’s Kathryn Greenaway previews Hana’s Suitcase: “After seeing the play I hear them ask their parents how something like (the Holocaust) could happen. They are indignant. I think that is wonderful.” – Allen MacInnis, director
November 4, 2015
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Hana’s Suitcase returns with the same intended message about the Holocaust

The Suburban’s Mike Cohen previews Hana’s Suitcase: “We are close to losing the last survivors and so I think it’s a vital time to be telling this story.” – Dean Patrick Fleming
October 23, 2015
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The Senior Times previews Hana’s Suitcase

Irwin Block from The Senior Times previews Hana’s Suitcase: “Yes, it’s a horrific story, but also such a beautiful story, a lovely introduction to the past.”
September 22, 2015
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WATCH: Celebrating 35 years of children’s theatre on Global News

Global News – Geordie Productions’ Artistic Director Dean Patrick Fleming talks to Camille Ross about the theatre company’s 35 years of presenting theatre by kids for kids.
September 20, 2015
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Montreal Times – Geordie is 35 years Young!

A feature on Geordie in the Montreal Times as we gear up for our 35th season: “Geordie here in Montreal, […] means inventive, innovative, proactive, and often interactive theatre for children…and for the child in every adult.”
September 19, 2015

LISTEN: Artistic Director Dean Patrick Fleming leaving Geordie Productions

CBC Radio – After 10 years as Artistic Director at Geordie Productions, Dean Patrick Fleming has announced his intention to leave Geordie. He tells us about the new productions offered this season and we hear his thoughts about the health of theatre in our city.
September 1, 2015

La Scena previews Geordie’s 35th season

La Scena’s Lucie Renaud previews Geordie’s 35th season: “Your approach constantly has to change because the world is changing” – Dean Patrick Fleming, Artistic Director
September 1, 2015

Geordie Productions director Dean Patrick Fleming to step down after current season

Dean Patrick Fleming discusses leaving Geordie with Montreal Gazette’s Jim Burke.
August 20, 2015

Anglo theatre companies lean to the dark side in new season

Montreal Gazette previews 2015-2016 season of English theatre in Montreal.
February 26, 2015
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Montreal Rampage Reviews Beneath the Banyan Tree

Sorin Olaru from Montreal Rampage reviews Beneath the Banyan Tree: “This production and performance made me experience the wonders of childhood again.”
February 23, 2015

Montreal Gazette Reviews Beneath the Banyan Tree

Pat Donnelly from the Montreal Gazette reviews Beneath the Banyan Tree: “…sure to strike a chord with anyone who has ever been the new kid at school.”
December 20, 2014

Failed ‘Charter of Values’ inspires new play

Morgan Lowrie from Montreal Families previews Chloe’s Choice: “Geordie hopes the play will teach kids about other cultures and encourage them to reflect on the things that bind and divide people”

Press Releases

June 20, 2016

Looking for an outing idea? Geordie Productions presents…

A preview of The Halloween Tree in The Piccolo, the Canada Girl Guides newsletter: “An unforgettably spooky and epic adventure about the things we are willing to do for the ones we love.”
May 8, 2016
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Westmount Mag reviews Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Byron Toben from Westmount Mag reviews Beethoven Lives Upstairs: “Polished acting, crisp body movement and wonderful music that appealed to adults and children alike.”
May 2, 2016
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Montreal Gazette reviews Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Montreal Gazette’s Jim Burke reviews Beethoven Lives Upstairs – May 2, 2016: “A beautifully judged combination of mischievous humour, poetic visuals and genially delivered exposition.”
May 2, 2016
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WATCH: Global News previews Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Geordie Productions’ artistic director Dean Patrick Fleming drops by Global News Morning to tell Amanda Jelowicki about his final production, Beethoven Lives Upstairs.
April 27, 2016
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The Suburban – Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Kristine Berey previews Beethoven Lives Upstairs in The Suburban: “Fleming describes the music as being a character in the play, sometimes just underneath or very present, but never jarring or frightening.”
April 20, 2016
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Play introduces kids to classical music

Jessica Romera from Montreal Families previews Beethoven Lives Upstairs: “It also shows that what we see at first isn’t necessarily the whole story, so we should be careful before we judge people.”
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”