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?
Although not exclusive YCL Speaker Series events, YCL members are warmly encouraged to attend either or both nights. Individual bookings can be made directly with the Finborough Theatre. For group discounts, please click here.
About the playwright:
Playwright Amy Ng trained on the Royal Court Theatre’s Critical Mass Programme and the British East Asian Writers’ group supported by The Young Vic. Staged readings include Acceptance as part of Vibrant 2015 – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights. Short plays include Special Occasions (St. James Theatre and Arcola Theatre) and A Little Night Music (Bread and Roses Theatre and The Space). Prelude to a Feast won the Oxford University Film Foundation competition for Best Short Screenplay. Amy is also a historian with a research interest in multinational empires, imperial decline, and nationality conflict, and the author of Nationalism and Political Liberty (Oxford University Press). Amy is the recipient of a joint BA/MA in History and East Asian Studies, and come to the UK on a Rhodes scholarship to Balliol College in 1997.
Event: Speaker Series: Shangri-La, with Amy Ng (CC ’96; MA ’96)
Date: 12 Jul 2016 12:00 AM to 06 Aug 2016 12:00 AM
Location: Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road, London SW10 9ED
Bookings: Click here
We hope to see you there!