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A great performance by the MIT/Wellesley Toons this fall

Dream Toons: A Toon Dating Simulation
Hosted by MIT/Wellesley Toons
Dec. 8, 2017
Room 10-250

The MIT/Wellesley Toons invited attendees to experience Dream Toons: A Toon Dating Simulator this past weekend. The show started with a special feature of Out Of Toons, a humble group featuring Toons alumni.

After ending with the hit song “Find Me” (by Sigma ft. Birdy), the Toons took the stage, dazzling the audience with a series of skits and songs. Serena Xu led as a postdoc looking for love. She finds partnership in friend Joon K., who leads her through a series of adventures with his a cappella friend group. Along the way, we learn the Jingles (newly arrived Toons) are all “gay for Serena,” and that beloved member Allan Ko will be leaving the group this school year, but not without having left his caring, brilliant mark on all the other members of Toons.

They also tuned us into their hit song list, including “The Mother We Share” (originally by CHVRCHES, solo by Makiko Miyazaki), “Adder(f)all” (originally by Tei Shi), “Dontcha” (originally by The Internet, solo by Margie Manto), “Groovy” (originally 59th Street Bridge Song by Simon and Garfunkel), “Walking” (originally by Steve Grand, solo by Allan Ko), “Montage Montage” (from the Swiss Army Man soundtrack), and “Thank You” (originally by Boyz II Men, solo by Mayla Thompson).

Thanks for putting on the great performance, Toons! We can’t wait for you all to warm our hearts again.