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Megg the Egg

Theater Bug Presents ‘Megg the Egg’

The new play is the work of young playwright Huck Paisley, who received mentoring through the Bugg's Playground program.

The Theater Bug — Nashville’s local theater group that aims to inspire young people — presents the world premiere of Megg the Egg, by playwright Huck Paisley. The play, running April 11 – 14 at the 4th Story Theater at West End United Methodist Church, is produced by Managing Artistic Director Cori Anne Laemmel and Nate Eppler, Director of The Playground. The Playground is a program from The Theater Bug that provides experience to middle and high school writers of all skill levels.

About ‘Megg the Egg’

Megg is a young girl born with an eggshell who wants to leave home to see the world. She dreams of becoming a chef, but her family fears that she’s too fragile. With the help of her best friend, she concocts a plan to achieve her dream.
As a Theater Bug Playground playwright, young writer Huck Paisley received guidance and professional mentorship through development, casting and production.
“Working with Huck has been a wonderful experience,” says Eppler. “His voice as a writer is exceptional. Every element of the play is unique and whimsical — the world, the characters, the food — but the real marvel is its unexpected depth and sincerity,” he adds. “It’s a wonderful play.”

‘Megg the Egg’ runs April 11 – 14 at the 4th Story Theater at West End United Methodist Church, 2200 West End Ave., Nashville. Tickets are $18 and available here. Tickets at the door are $20, if available. A limited number of subsidized and complimentary tickets are available for those unable to afford tickets. For more information, email auditions@thetheaterbug.org.

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