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

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
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“.
January 12, 2017
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Geordie Theatre School offers scholarships for young aspiring actors

Special interest – Marco Galluccio from Montreal Families on GTS scholarships: “With the help of the Evenko Foundation, six kids were able to take weekly acting classes […] Six more children will be awarded a scholarship for the winter session”