Shangri-La by Ng Amy
'I refuse to be a panda. I refuse to go extinct. I want to live to live well to live like them.' Bunny a young woman from the officially designated 'Shangri-La' in the Himalayan foothills of China's Yunnan Province has witnessed her family's livelihood destroyed by mass tourism. She dreams of escape as a globe-trotting photographer. But what happens when the only thing you have to sell is your culture? When the only way to free yourself is to betray your roots? In Shangri-La her first full-length play Amy Ng lays bare the contradictions and private pain of cultural tourism. The play premiered at the Finborough Theatre London in 2016.