PlayMe Podcast by Expect Theatre in partnership with Playwrights Guild of Canada present “PlayME Past,” three plays by PGC Members Rose Napoli, Marjorie Chan, & Andrew Moodie.

The Market Gardeners by Marjorie Chan

~a short audio-play~

Performed by Stephanie Jung and John Ng

Inspired by the Chinese gardeners who once rented the Montgomery Inn and grounds to farm vegetables before taking them back to Toronto’s markets to sell.

Listen to the live-to-tape recording including the audience created foley:

Photo credit (woman in field): https://yorkspace.library.yorku.ca/xmlui/handle/10315/2453

Photo credit (man in field): courtesy Montgomery’s Inn archivesChinese female in old photo kneeling in a field, with her back to usImage of chinese man in field - Montgomery Inn