Geordie Productions invites you all to usher in the holiday season with a contribution to a worthy a cause by attending its annual holiday fundraiser production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic…
The story has become as essential to the holiday ritual as trimming the tree. Miserly Scrooge is haunted by a series of ghosts and taken on a journey into the past, present and future to show the inevitable consequences of her selfish ways. That’s right: her. This year, with the help of co-directors Mike Payette and Jessica Abdallah, along with a cast of 40 actors, singers and dancers, Ebenezia (played by the Honourable Pepita G. Capriolo – Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec) sees the error of her ways and comes to discover the spirit of peace, joy, and giving.
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 – on December 8th and 9th, 2017.
Three performances including a matinee are all followed by a cocktail and catered reception which includes a silent auction and raffle prizes where patrons can bid on choice holiday gift items (including a trip to anywhere Air Canada flies)! 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.
“Over the past few months, over forty individuals have come together to volunteer their talents in support of our mission. Their invaluable contributions, along with our audiences’ support make our gala fundraiser a highlight of the year for Geordie where we can see and celebrate the work of not only the company but our extraordinary community.” -Geordie’s Artistic Director, Mike Payette
A Christmas Carol
Written by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Alexandria Haber
Originally created by Dean Patrick Fleming
Directed by Mike Payette and Jessica Abdallah
Rebecca Allsopp, Jean-François Buffoni, Pepita Capriolo, Maurane Cloutier, Jason Cutler, Tyra Daley, Gary Da Ponte, Kaleb-Wolf De Melo Torres, Gabriel Di Genova, Morgan Doke, Nick Doyon, Caleigh Duff, Kayll Duff,
Keira Duff, Gabriel Gorget, Sean Henry, Beatrix Hooton, Brett Hooton, Kate Hooton, Angèle Knight
Dave LaPommeray, Patricia Manessy, Sterling Mawhinney, Peter McCusker, Madeleine McTavish, David Morris, John Morris, David Nanasi, Lindsay Petts, Vincent Prager, Frank Prattico, Aidan Raza, Clive Raza, John Raza
Laura Semaan, Ariane Sheshbaradaran, Lia Sheshbaradaran, Kayla Spaniel, Pascale Valois and Aline Zafirian
Ana Cappelluto, Set & Lighting Design | James Lavoie, Costume Design | Jesse Ash, Sound Design
Robin Henderson, Choreography
Tim Rodrigues, Lighting Consultant | Samantha Abdallah, Costume Coordination and Alteration
Amelia Haskell, Choral Coach | Holly Grecco, Choreographer
Nikita Bala Stage Manager | Amy-Susie Bradford, Production Manager
Brandon Hepworth, Danielle Laurin and Emlyn VanBruinswaardt, Assistant Stage Managers
PERFORMANCES: December 8th at 7pm and December 9th at 2pm and 7pm
All tickets include après-show cocktail & canapés reception, silent auction and a charitable tax receipt.
VENUE: D.B. Clarke Theatre, Concordia University Hall Building | 1455 de Maisonneuve W, Montreal
TICKETS (ON SALE NOW): $25 children, $100 adults, $225 Family 3-4 Pack, $250 Family 5-6 Pack
Tax receipt issued for adult and Family Pack tickets only.
AGE RECOMMENDATION: Children ages 7+ and adults of all ages | 90 minutes
BOX OFFICE and INFORMATION: (514) 845-9810 or www.geordie.ca
About Geordie Theatre Productions
Geordie Productions is Montreal’s leading English-language professional Theatre for Young Audiences, entertaining and engaging the imaginations of children and their families since 1980! Geordie Productions celebrates the art of theatre and its impact by working with emerging and established artists from various disciplines and cultural backgrounds to create theatre that is provocative, relevant and enchanting; inspiring dialogue between communities, children and parents as well as teachers and students of all ages. Geordie Productions was lauded with 13 nominations at the recent METAs (Montreal English Theatre Awards), leading the pack in the community for the 2016/17 season.
CONTACT: Patrick Charron at (514) 845-9810 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Geordie Productions Inc. 550 Delinelle, Montreal, Qc, H4C 3B1 Tel: 514.845.9810 Fax: 514.845.3634 www.geordie.ca
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