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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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 […]
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.”
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 […]
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.”
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.”
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
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”.
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“.
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”