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Geordie in the Press

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December 3, 2019

Get into the Holiday Spirit and support Geordie Theatre

Curtains Up previews It’s a Wonderful Life: “Geordie Theatre […] are truly a local treasure.”
November 30, 2019

Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings

Westmount Mag previews It’s a Wonderful Life: “Each performance is followed by a cocktail and a catered reception which includes a silent auction where patrons can bid on a choice of holiday gift items and a raffle to win a trip to any destination Air Canada flies to”
November 26, 2019

Geordie Theatre presents holiday fundraiser ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

Montreal Theatre Hub previews holiday gala fundraiser production It’s a Wonderful Life: “Join some of Montreal’s most celebrated business, legal and medical leaders and personalities performing this timeless gem – all in support of one of Canada’s leading companies for Theatre for Young Audiences”
November 22, 2019

Westmount Mag reviews Persephone Bound

Westmount Mag’s Byron Toben reviews Persephone Bound: “How rewarding to see this collaboration between two of our finer smaller companies, Geordie Theatre… and Imago Theatre… And of course, credit Screaming Goat Collective, which created this show.”
November 22, 2019

Jim Burke reviews Persephone Bound

Jim Burke reviews Persephone Bound: “For all its horrors and moments of dark uncomfortable comedy [Persephone Bound] also has an unexpected beauty and grace, and even a glimmer of hope.”
November 22, 2019

A soaring modern spin on an ancient Greek myth

Montreal Theatre Hub’s Andrew Sawyer reviews Persephone Bound: “Working with such sensitive material – literally and figuratively – is a commendable act that they handle with finesse and skill.”
November 19, 2019

Persephone, #MeToo

Cult MTL’s Sarah Deshaies reflects on Persephone Bound: “A sadly relatable tale, but told with grace, inventiveness and hope.”
November 16, 2019

LISTEN: Circus Theatre Actor Léda Davies talks about ‘Persephone Bound’

Nantali Indongo from CBC’s The Bridge interviews co-creator and performer Léda Davies on Persephone Bound, “an innovative presentation that includes circus elements to tell the story of a young woman’s courage and pain as she navigates the complexities of speaking out as a survivor of sexual assault.”
November 15, 2019

Persephone Bound on Cult MTL’s To-do List

Persephone Bound is at the top of Cult MTL’s to-do list for November 15th! “The need for education around consent is the focus of  Persephone Bound“

Press Releases

  • Persephone Bound
    A Greek myth reimagined blends circus, theatre, and music to tell the story of a young woman’s fight for justice – From November 15-24, 2019 at D.B. Clarke Theatre, two award-winning companies, Imago Theatre and Geordie Theatre are collaborating for the first time to present Persephone Bound, a production in […]
  • 2019-2020 Season: Inside, Out and All Around
    Geordie Theatre Announces its 39th Season! After an exceptional lauded and critically acclaimed past season, Quebec’s leading English-language Theatre for Young Audiences Company, Geordie Theatre, is honoured to share an exciting 39th season of new and cherished works for all ages. Currently nominated for ten METAs in the 18/19 award […]
  • Reaching for Starlight
    Geordie Theatre is delighted to unveil the World Premiere of its latest creation Reaching for Starlight!   Wrapping up Geordie’s 2018-19 Season is the much-anticipated production of two-time Governor General award-nominated playwright Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s play: Reaching for Starlight. Inspired by the iconic picture book A Dance Like Starlight by […]
  • Geordie Theatre Fest 2019
    Back for its second edition, the Geordie Theatre Fest offers families in the Greater Montreal Area something for everyone. Geordie’s 1st-ever “baby show”: the Dora award-winning One Thing Leads to Another The English-language premiere of Little Witch brings the magic of fairy tale for kids ages 6+ Award-winning Canadian playwright […]
  • The Trials of Robin Hood – Holiday Fundraiser Gala 2018
    KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON BY SUPPORTING GEORDIE THEATRE’S ANNUAL HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER WITH A COMEDIC SPIN ON THE classic tale: THE TRIALS of robin hood Robin Hood: lusty hero, hopeless lover, or evil criminal? Told from the perspectives of Maid Marian, the Sheriff of Nottingham and Robin himself, this hilarious telling […]
  • Raise Your Voice!
    2018-19 Season: Raise Your Voice!
    38 Years Young! What happens when you see something that may appear strange or unfair? What do you do about it? Where do you go? How do you stand your ground? When do you give space for others to take the spotlight? Welcome to Geordie’s 38th season where we discover […]
  • Around the World in 80 Days
    Road-tested with theatrical runs at both Théâtre Lac Brome and Hudson Village Theatre last summer, where it was loved by children and parents alike, Geordie’s production of Jules Verne’s timeless classic returns to Montreal with revised designs and other surprises! “How will we cross the alps? A hot air balloon […]
  • A Christmas Carol – Holiday Fundraiser Gala 2017
    Geordie Productions invites you all to usher in the holiday season with a contribution to a worthy a cause by attending its annual holiday fundraiser production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic… A CHRISTMAS CAROL The story has become as essential to the holiday ritual as trimming the tree. Miserly Scrooge […]
  • Boys with Cars
    Forever setting the stage for inclusion and important reflection, Geordie offers Montreal teens and their families a chance to catch this fiercely relevant award-winning contemporary Canadian masterpiece  BOYS WITH CARS Without question, Geordie’s first public offering of the season is the company’s boldest to date. A play for teens, Boys […]
  • 2017-18 Season: Imagine
    Welcome to 37! This season is already Geordie’s biggest yet. Here’s why… Last season was Artistic Director Mike Payette’s first with the company and Geordie currently leads the upcoming META (Montreal English Theatre Awards) nominations for the 2016-17 season with 13 nominations! Ever-vital and increasingly relevant, here are some of […]
  • Geordie Theatre Fest 2017
    Road-tested 27, 000km as part of Canada’s furthest-reaching and longest-running annual theatre tour, Geordie presents its inaugural… GEORDIE THEATRE FEST A young girl and boy throw insults at a pool and spin out into a wonder-filled adventure about body image and empowerment. Three teenagers searching for fame in a world […]
  • It’s a Wonderful Life – Holiday Fundraiser Gala 2016
    Geordie Productions is excited to announce this season’s Holiday Gala Production, the all-together unique staging of Frank Capra’s Christmas classic… “What do you want, Mary? You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.” On Christmas Eve, in the little […]
  • The Halloween Tree
    Montreal’s own theatre for all audiences unveils the Canadian premiere stage adaptation of legendary sci-fi author Ray Bradbury’s The Halloween Tree “Oh it’s dark, yes, and full of nightmare. Everything that Halloween ever was lies buried there. I could show it to you. What do you say?” On Halloween night, […]
  • 2016-17 Season: Opening Doors to New Worlds
    Geordie Productions celebrates 36 years of acclaimed Theatre for Young Audiences with a new Artistic Director, new adventures, and new voices. “I fell in love with Geordie – as most did – when I was a child. Our commitment to fostering young minds, encouraging dialogue about stories from around the […]
  • Beethoven Lives Upstairs
    Geordie brings its beloved adaptation of Beethoven Lives Upstairs to the DB Clarke Theatre “…an entertaining way to introduce the whole family to great music [and] great theatre.” – Kathryn Greenaway (The Gazette) The arrival of an eccentric boarder turns a young boy’s life upside down: Ludwig van Beethoven has […]
  • Geordie Productions appoints new Artistic Director
    Introducing… Geordie Productions is thrilled to announce its appointment of the company’s third Artistic Director. Accomplished local actor, director, producer, co-founder and Artistic Director of Tableau D’Hôte Theatre, Artist Mentorship Program Director and Assistant Artistic Director of Black Theatre Workshop and recipient of the 2015 Montreal English Theatre Award for […]
  • A Christmas Carol – Holiday Fundraiser Gala 2015
    What do 3 Superior Court judges, a bunch of lawyers, businesspersons and Georges Laraque have in common? It’s not what you think. They’ve all signed on to perform in this year’s Geordie holiday fundraiser production of… A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens | Adapted by Alexandria Haber | Directed by […]
  • Hana’s Suitcase
    Geordie Productions welcomes back the acclaimed stage adaptation of Hana’s Suitcase to Montreal “How extraordinary that this humble suitcase has enabled children all over the world to learn, through Hana’s story, the terrible history of what happened and it continues to urge them to heed the warnings of history” ~ […]
  • 2015-16 Season: 35 Years
    Milestones The 2015-16 Season celebrates the 35th anniversary of Quebec’s English-language theatre company for kids, as well as the 10th and final season of its current Artistic Director, Dean Patrick Fleming. Launched in 1980 by Order of Canada appointed Elsa Bolam, Geordie Productions has fostered the love of theatre to […]
  • Beneath the Banyan Tree
    Geordie Productions presents A live theatrical event for the whole family blending Classical Indian and Western dance and music. Beneath the Banyan Tree a Theatre Direct production by Emil Sher with choreography by Lata Pada directed by Lynda Hill February 20th through March 1st, 2015 Centaur Theatre 453 François-Xavier, Montreal, […]
  • Chloe’s Choice
    CHILDREN’S THEATRE TAKES ON THE CHARTER OF VALUES Artistic Director Dean Patrick Fleming has commissioned a new holiday play from award-winning playwright Marcus Youssef (“Jabber”, “Winners and Losers”) to challenge our prejudices, embrace our city’s diversity, and open a space for dialogue to include Montreal’s youth as we explore and […]
  • 2014-15 Season: Inspiring Dialogue
     ANNOUNCING OUR 2014-15 SEASON: INSPIRING DIALOGUE April 15, 2014, MONTREAL— This year, Geordie presents a culturally diverse season that celebrates differences. In response to Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values, which sought to divide the multi-cultural society that we have worked hard to build, we at Geordie have started a discussion […]
  • The Iliad and The Odyssey
    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 Tuesday, March 4, 2014 – Geordie Productions presents a double bill of The Iliad and The Odyssey for their […]
  • Suspended Tickets
      Geordie starts Suspended Tickets Program; gives tickets to community support organizations Inspired by “Suspended Coffees”, Geordie Productions is pleased to offer “Suspended Tickets” to patrons who are not able to afford them. Like suspended coffees, Geordie is enabling the concept of buy one, buy another to be “suspended” and […]
  • Geordie Productions appoints new General Manager
    MONTREAL, October 10, 2013 – Geordie Productions is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathryn Westoll as General Manager of Geordie Productions, effective January 2014.
  • 2013-14 Two Play School Tour
     Geordie Productions confronts bullying head-on in their 33rd season MONTREAL, September 13, 2013 – Geordie Productions opens their 33rd season with two plays touring into schools throughout the province about bullying and the effect it can have on the people who endure it. Beginning September 23rd, the popular Geordie School […]
  • 2011-12 Season: 3D Theatre since 1980
     Geordie Productions Announces 31st Season “3D Theatre since 1980” MONTREAL, April 26, 2011 – Artistic Director, Dean Patrick Fleming is proud to announce Geordie Productions’ 2011-12 season, themed “3D Theatre since 1980”. “3D, old or new, is about looking at things in a more complete way, to be surprised as […]