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

November 12, 2017
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Boys with Cars: Geordie’s Boldest Show Yet

WestmountMag previews Boys with Cars: “After seeing the show in Toronto at Young People’s Theatre, I knew that what I was watching was not only powerful, but also urgent in its desire to give young women a voice to explore challenging issues they face every day.” – Mike Payette, Artistic Director
November 6, 2017
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Geordie Productions bring award-winning BOYS WITH CARS to Montreal

Montreal Theatre Hub previews Boys with Cars: “While none of the plotlines have happened to me, I think 13 years’ worth of thoughts, joys, rage, hair pulling frustrations -MY STORY- is embroidered into THESE stories.” – Anita Majumdar
October 22, 2016
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QDF Musings: The Halloween Tree

Quebec Drama Federation’s Cally Ravn teases The Halloween Tree with lighting designer Tim Rodrigues: “The shadows truly play a character in the play”.
October 19, 2016
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Geordie Productions celebrates Halloween with macabre stage play

The Suburban’s Bernard Mendelman previews The Halloween Tree: “members of the audience are encouraged to wear costumes. It should be a hoot — even if you don’t show up dressed as an owl.”
October 18, 2016
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WATCH: The Halloween Tree preview on Global News

Actor Eloi Archambaudoin drops by Global News Morning to talk to Laura Casella about Geordie Productions’ latest play – The Halloween Tree.
October 16, 2016

LISTEN: The Halloween Tree preview on CBC All in a Weekend

Amanda Kellock talks about The Halloween Tree on CBC All in a Weekend.
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.”