Geordie in the Press

For media inquiries, please contact communications@geordie.ca, or phone at (514) 845-9810
December 9, 2014
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Montreal Gazette reviews Chloe’s Choice

Pat Donnelly from the Montreal Gazette reviews Chloe’s Choice: “An admirable, polished production.”
December 8, 2014

Teaching real ‘Quebec values’ through theatre

Ricochet’s Toula Drimonis previews Chloe’s Choice and Beneath the Banyan Tree: “…plays focused on the themes of religious and cultural diversity and the importance of acceptance in an increasingly multicultural world.”
November 26, 2014
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Montreal Children’s Theatre takes on Charter of Values

The Senior Times previews Chloe’s Choice: “thoughtful, visually stunning and heartwarming”
May 15, 2014
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WATCH: The Iliad and The Odyssey on Breakfast Television

Breakfast Television: Wilder is at Centaur Theater, where Geordie Productions is putting on a play based on Homer’s The Odyssey. The production is made specifically for kids.
May 13, 2014

Montreal Gazette reviews The Odyssey

Pat Donnelly, Theatre Critic for the Montreal Gazette, reviews The Odyssey: “Top-notch, highly entertaining theatre for young audiences that also keeps the adults awake, grateful for a refresher course on tales learned long ago.”
May 13, 2014
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A Voyage Touched by Magic

Ana Fuerstenberg reviews The Odyssey for Rover Arts: “a great story beautifully realized by a group of stunning professionals.”
April 15, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: 2014-15 Season Announcement

 ANNOUNCING OUR 2014-15 SEASON: INSPIRING DIALOGUE
April 8, 2014
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The Iliad: Epic Acting

Ana Fuerstenberg reviews The Iliad for Rover Arts: “a perfect evening of theatre for a young audience.”
April 4, 2014
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Theatre: Body, heart and soul go into Iliad, Odyssey

Preview of The Iliad and The Odyssey by The Senior Times – April 4, 2014: “What a gift it is to create such memorable characters as Achilles and Aphrodite, and such battles as the ones that were fought on the shores of Troy” – Micheline Chevrier, director
March 31, 2014
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CBC All in a Weekend: The Iliad and The Odyssey

Directors Micheline Chevrier and Dean Patrick Fleming discuss The Iliad and The Odyssey on CBC All in a Weekend.
March 26, 2014

A double bill of epic proportions

Walter J. Lyng previews The Iliad and The Odyssey in The Suburban: “These productions are being designed with a youth crowd in mind […]; this doesn’t mean any of the complexities will be lost.”
March 4, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: The Iliad and The Odyssey

Anti-war and Family central themes in Geordie 2014 shows: THE ILIAD and THE ODYSSEY Montreal-For Immediate Distribution The Iliad and The Odyssey Two of the Best Stories Ever Told | Deux des plus grandes histoires jamais racontées. The Iliad April 4-13, 2014 and The Odyssey May 9-18, 2014

Press Releases

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
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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
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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
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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
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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.