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Shanghai Centre Theatre

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Address: No.1376 Nanjing West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200000, China
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US$95.00*
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Chinese Acrobatic and Shanghai Evening Tour with Transfer
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5* performance in a 5* musical theatre

Matthew Bourne's "Sleeping Beauty" was brilliantly choreographed and performed in the spacious Shanghai musical theatre centre in Shanghai Culture Square. Well worth investing in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
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Philadelphia, PA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Booked this show on recommendation of a tour company and Trip Advisor reviews. We found it entertaining but only moderately so. It was an eclectic mix of acrobatics, magic and juggling/circus-like acts. A bit hard to categorize. All the acts had some entertainment value but it just did not seem as cohesive as we have expected. I think it may... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Matthew Bourne's "Sleeping Beauty" was brilliantly choreographed and performed in the spacious Shanghai musical theatre centre in Shanghai Culture Square. Well worth investing in good seats (300¥) from where you get uninterrupted views of the vast multi-functional stage. Comfortable and roomy seats, fresh facilities but no choice of refreshments other than water purchased at the break. After the performance artists... More 

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Stourbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic show! Such energy and variety. Some of the acrobats/ gymnasts were unbelievable but there was also a wide range of acts to keep us entertained, including a "family" juggling large (and very heavy) vases!! The gymnasts were astonishing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is a must-do while visiting Shanghai. We went as part of our Viking River Cruise package, but I recommend it for anyone visiting Shanghai. I was tired after the show from worrying and anticipating the acrobatics. Several reviews mentioned the Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil shows as being similar, and they are. It's 90 minutes of entertainment, awe, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This show is similar to Cirque du Soleil in that the performance is suitable for all ages and your enjoyment is not dependent on your knowing any particular language. Remember the plate spinner on the old Ed Sullivan TV show? That's the kind of universal entertainment provided. The acrobats are creative and inventive. The theater is small, so you don't... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

What an amazing acrobatic show! Just superb and very entertaining with lots of acrobatic themes, some comedy and juggling show. Incredible skills, I could go on and on about which was my favourite act because there's so many! Great night out. The show goes for about one and a half hour.The Theatre is not too big so the mid ticket... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My Wife and I had a Great Night watch a Really Good Troop of Performers. The Young Troop performed many totally different shows within the performance and created a Truly Entertaining Experience.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

An amazing and breath taking acrobatic show that is a must see when you go to Shanghai. Incredibly cheap by North American standards.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

i had seen the Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show and i thought nothing could top that however i enjoyed the show at the Shnaghai Centre Threatre also. it had some comedy sides, the acrobatic shows were really really good. getting there was also easy. i took the Metro line 2 get off at Jing'an Temple Stop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

The only problem is it seemed a little long, but that was probably from being on my feet all day. These young people were beautiful and breathtaking. It was a great way to conclude our stay in China.

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Jing'an
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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