Geordie in the Press

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October 6, 2017
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What I’ll Never Forget – by Anita Majumdar

Intermission Magazine – Artist’s Perspective: Anita Majumdar, creator and performer of Boys with Cars, writes about the Fish Eyes Trilogy, trauma, anger, dance, and remembering: “Am I still angry today? In less immediate ways than I was, but yes, I’m still angry. I still have to attend events knowing he’s there.”
September 6, 2017
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METAs Nominees 2017: The Complete List

Montreal Theatre Hub’s Camila Fitzgibbon recaps the METAs nomination announcement, including Geordie’s 13 nominations!
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
August 13, 2017
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“Around the World in 80 Days” in 2 hours

WestmountMag’s Byron Toben reviews Around the World in 80 Days at the Hudson Village Theatre: “Shout out to director Mike Payette for his clever direction as well as to Hudson artistic director Matthieu Tiffin for selecting this family pleasing show.”
August 11, 2017
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Jules Verne classic arrives at HVT with few frills and lots of laughs

Montreal Gazette’s Jim Burke reviews Around the World in 80 Days: “a skilfully played, delightfully self-deprecating send-up”
August 8, 2017
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Theatre done at a fast clip

Kathryn Greenaway from Montreal Gazette talks to actor Mike Hughes about upcoming show Around the World in 80 Days: “It’s exciting to see the audience catching on to the pacing and going with you on (Fogg’s) thrilling quest” – Mike Hughes
July 31, 2017
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“Around the World in 80 Days” at the Hudson Village Theatre

A preview of Around the World in 80 Days in The Review: “The ‘magic of theatre’ is at the core of this fun and fast-paced show packed with a comedic mix of danger, romance, and a celebration of humanity’s perseverance against all odds” – Mike Payette, Director
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“.
March 23, 2017
From left to right:  Ian Geldart (Jorah) and Mariana Tayler (Fatima).

Montreal Rampage reviews Jabber

Montreal Rampage’s Anna Fuerstenberg reviews Jabber, one of three plays presented as a part of Geordie Theatre Fest: “A script that is light handed even when dealing with the horrors of abuse and racism.”

Press Releases

October 11, 2016
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Montreal Times previews The Halloween Tree

Sharman Yarnell from the Montreal Times previews The Halloween Tree: “You always come out of a Geordie production with a bit more knowledge than before you went in!”
October 3, 2016
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WATCH: Breakfast Television previews The Halloween Tree

Geordie Productions opens its 36th season with the Canadian stage premiere of Ray Bradbury’s “The Halloween Tree,” with director Amanda Kellock and artistic director Mike Payette in studio to discuss.
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.