'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 ...

Shangri-La 2016, Nick Hern Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781848426108

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