Save the date for our MSG Lab readings!

Presenting Our 2021 MSG Lab Readings

In association with PTC (Playwrights Theatre Centre)
Free Admission
Location: Online via Zoom

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Termite
by Meghna Haldar
Dramaturgy by Kathleen Flaherty
When: January 15th 7PM
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Termite is about Mr. B, a middle-class gentleman who boards an overnight train and has to share a compartment with a young couple. Their encounter plays out against the backdrop of a theatrical larger-than-life morality tale about the inheritance of violence led by two monkey narrators, incorporating elements of the Natyashastra, the ancient Indian dramaturgical treatise, and including movement, gesture, text and lyric.


A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To Canada
by Grace Chin
Dramaturgy by Heidi Taylor
When: January 16th 7PM
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Sometimes you don’t know who you are, until you find yourself. This one time…a part Peranakan, part Malaysian Chinese “cha bor” went on an unexpected journey of self-discovery – through personal, family, and cultural stories past and present, here and there, imagined and mostly real – when her father moved the family from Malaysia to Canada.


Before They Cut Down Our Tree
by Jenna Masuhara
Dramaturgy by Davey Calderon
When: January 17th 7PM
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Two ex-friends find themselves forced to deal with their past issues with each other when they are unexpectedly reunited after the death of a loved one. It’s been ten years, what’s changed, what hasn’t, and what secrets have both been hiding?