Geordie in the Press

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November 22, 2017
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WATCH: Boys with Cars on CTV News

CTV News previews upcoming Montreal theatre, including Geordie’s Boys with Cars.
November 22, 2017
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Smaller and fledgling theatre companies need our support

The Suburban’s Bernard Mendelman talks of what’s on these days in Montreal English theatre, including Anita Majumdar’s Boys with Cars: “Majumdar has been touring and receiving praise and winning awards for this show across the country.”
November 21, 2017
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WATCH: Anita Majumdar on Global News Morning

Actor, playwright and choreographer Anita Majumdar joins Global’s Laura Casella to talk about her award-winning play “Boys With Cars.”
November 21, 2017
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WATCH: Geordie’s 37th season on Breakfast Television

Breakfast Telvision interviews Artistic Director Mike Payette on Geordie Productions’ 37th season. First up on the schedule this year is Anita Majumdar’s “Boys With Cars.”
November 18, 2017
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Cult MTL: Anita Majumdar talks ‘Boys with Cars’

Cult MTL’s Lisa Sproull interviews Boys with Cars‘ creator and performer Anita Majumdar: “The play is also about what is the difference between appropriation and appreciation and what is that line. Why is it okay to like Indian dance but treat the people who inhabit Indian dance like garbage?”
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
November 6, 2017
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Bharat Times interviews Anita Majumdar

Bharat Times’ Monika Spolia interviews Boys with Cars creator and performer Anita Majumdar: “For young teen audiences, it is like planting a seed. My hope is that they carry the information, learn and hear and even if it doesn’t make any sense at present moment, they carry it forward.” – […]
October 24, 2017

What’s On Stage this November in Toronto

Instant at Young Peoples’s Theatre is on Toronto.com’s list of things to do in November!
October 23, 2017
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Geordie offers theatrical enchantment

Montreal Community Contact talks to artistic director Mike Payette and actors Briauna James, Anton May and Daniela Sandiford about Geordie’s 2017-2018 2Play Tour: “By the end of the tour, the three emerging actors would have covered more than 27,000km across Eastern Canada and will have performed a little over 200 shows”.
October 16, 2017
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Toronto: Young People’s Theatre presents “Instant”

Stage Door previews Instant: “A timely teen piece on the need to be noticed and the impact of social media”.
October 16, 2017
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YPT presents INSTANT

Young People’s Theatre (YPT) is pleased to welcome back Montreal’s Geordie Productions and their acclaimed production of Instant by Governor General Award-winning playwright Erin Shields.

Press Releases

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.
April 4, 2016

The Senior Times previews Beethoven Lives Upstairs

The Senior Times previews Beethoven Lives Upstairs – April 4, 2016: “A heartfelt and mesmerizing tribute for all ages”
December 10, 2015
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Georges Laraque on motley team for Geordie Productions’ A Christmas Carol

Montreal Gazette’s Bill Brownstein previews A Christmas Carol – December 10, 2015: “No one will come to the show and think these are not professional actors”
November 27, 2015
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WATCH: Preview of A Christmas Carol on Global News

Global News – Three Superior Court judges, a handful of lawyers, media representatives, and sports stars combine their stage talents for A Christmas Carol, a special fundraiser for Geordie Productions.
November 7, 2015

LISTEN: Hana’s Suitcase on CBC All in a Weekend

A preview of Hana’s Suitcase on CBC All in a Weekend: the story of a suitcase from Auschwitz that ended up at the Tokyo inspired a radio documentary and a book. Now, it’s been brought to the stage for children.
November 6, 2015
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WATCH: Global News previews Hana’s Suitcase

Global News – Geordie Productions brings to life the Holocaust story of “Hana’s Suitcase” to Montreal’s youth.