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Shangri-La @ The Finborough Theatre Review

Mindfulness and meditation, two constructs that have erupted within contemporary culture, but have you ever considered the roots of both practices and the place of origin? Shangri-La, is a play that explores the place rather than the myth, empathetic considering impact and circumstance of mass tourism. Situated in the Himalayan foothills of China’s Yunnan Province, officially renamed ‘Shangri-La’ in a successful bid for the tourist dollar, this play provokes disequilibrium highlighting conflict and anger.

Shangri-La

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Rachel @ The Finborough Theatre Review

Angelina Weld Grimké’s Rachel, at the time of its inception, was a daring piece of theatre: a poignant expression of frustration at the racist persecution of black people in 1916. A perfect choice, therefore, for Finborough Theatre’s celebration of Black History Month.

Rachel

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