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A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Canada



​​7:30 PM

Presentation House Theatre

Written and Performed by Grace Chin

Directed by Raugi Yu

Stage Manager, Caroline Frost


Sometimes, you only know who you are once 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.

Be prepared to embark on a poignant journey of self-discovery as Grace Chin's captivating performance explores the complexities of identity and the immigrant experience. 

A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Canada has also recently been played at the rEvolver Festival 2023.

Content Advisory:

This show contains mild swearing and an anecdote that describes what could be construed as sexual assault without the use of explicit language or the term "sexual assault. Viewer discretion is advised.

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