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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Geordie's upcoming Winter shows

Geordie Productions
Geordie Productions' Winter Highlights:
The Shape of a Girl; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and MaˆØta.

MONTREAL - This winter, Geordie Productions shapes up to go from the coldest winter of Narnia to the warmth of South-East Asia with 3 Montreal presentations, including a Centaur Wildside Festival selection, Centaur Saturday Morning Children's Series, and Geordie's own Montreal Mainstage offering. From kids age 4, to teens and adults, there's something this winter for everyone!

THE SHAPE OF A GIRL | Centaur's Wildside Festival | January 14 - 24, 2009 | For teens & adults

The Shape of a GirlBy Joan MacLeod. Directed by Amanda Kellock.
Starring: Alarey Alsip, Jade Hassoune
Governor General-Award winner Joan MacLeod's acclaimed play, loosely based on the tragic murder of Victoria teenager Reena Virk, is an evocative look at how a monster can sometimes take the shape of a girl. 15-year-old Braidie is forced to confront her role in the bullying of a childhood friend as she watches teen violence on the news.

Box Office: (514) 288-3161 | Centaur Theatre, 453 St. Franˆßois-Xavier | Tickets: $10 - $12

| Centaur Theatre Children's Series | January 24, 2009 | For age 4 & up, and adults of all ages

The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeBy le Clanchˆ© du Rand. Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis.
Directed by Dean Patrick Fleming.
Starring: Alarey Alsip, Jade Hassoune

Don't miss this opportunity to catch a public performance of Geordie's School Tour play in Centaur's intimate black box theatre! From the popular Chronicles of Narnia, re-live the story of a magical wardrobe in this unique interpretation that brings to life the wintery splendour of Narnia, fantastical creatures and a heroic battle...all by two actors and the enchantment of live theatre.

Box Office: (514) 288-3161 | Centaur Theatre, 453 St. Franˆßois-Xavier | Tickets $5 - $8

| Geordie's Montreal Mainstage | Mar. 13 - 22, 2009 | For age 7+ and adults

MaitaBy Esther Beauchemin. Directed by Robert Bellefeuille.
Translation by Henry Gauthier.
Produced by Thˆ©ˆ¢tre de la Vieille 17 in co-production with Thˆ©ˆ¢tre de Sable and in collaboration with Thˆ©ˆ¢tre franˆßais du Centre national des arts
Starring: Esther Beauchemin, Roch Castonguay, Henry Gauthier, Marie-Thˆ© Morin, Nathalie Poirˆ©.

Inspired by traditional Indonesian shadow-puppet theatre, MaˆØta is a poetic fable about freedom and childhood told by marionettes. Originally produced in French, this exquisitely beautiful production comes on tour from Ottawa.

Box Office: (514) 845-9810 | D.B. Clarke Theatre, 1455 de Maisonneuve West | Tickets $13.50-$16

About Geordie Productions: Geordie is a professional theatre company that has presented live English-language theatre for young audiences for over twenty-five years. Based in Montreal, Geordie's School Tour travels extensively from the Far North to all across Quebec, Ontario and the Maritimes, bringing many communities their only opportunity to see live theatre. Geordie's Montreal Mainstage Series presents both well-loved classics and exciting new work by contemporary Canadian playwrights to families and school groups at the D.B. Clarke Theatre in downtown Montreal.

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