Chinese female in old photo kneeling in a field, with her back to usPlayMe 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.

Friday, May 24 at 7pm

Montgomery’s Inn, Etobicoke. FREE

Come and learn about the history of the Inn, about the legacy of radio drama, and how to create live foley (sound effects). The recordings will be post-produced and posted online for an international audience. http://bit.ly/2DHmqkf

Image of chinese man in field - Montgomery Inn

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

Photo credit (man in field): courtesy Montgomery’s Inn archives