Theatre

Your guide to plays, musicals and the best of Shanghai shows including theatre reviews and tickets

Not-to-miss shows at the first-ever China Contemporary Dance Biennial
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Not-to-miss shows at the first-ever China Contemporary Dance Biennial

Pieces that capture the spirit of the time and age in which we are living

Role-play as a food delivery person through this immersive theatre show
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Role-play as a food delivery person through this immersive theatre show

The award-winning show has had sold-out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Iceland

Who were the real Romeo and Juliet? Learn more as the play returns to Shanghai
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Who were the real Romeo and Juliet? Learn more as the play returns to Shanghai

Star-crossed, but since when and from where exactly?

Conductor David Stern on performing at this year's Baroque Festival
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Conductor David Stern on performing at this year's Baroque Festival

'The closer I get to understanding Bach, the more I feel I have a long way to go to master his music'

Interview: Stomp co-founder Luke Cresswell
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Interview: Stomp co-founder Luke Cresswell

The percussionist chats injuries and playing China as Stomp returns to China

The people behind Shanghai's performance scene

Profile: Wang Jingguo
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Profile: Wang Jingguo

The Downstream Garage founder on his vision for the arts in China

Iconic Chinese perfomances

White-Haired Girl
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White-Haired Girl

Five dance experts on China's first surviving original ballet

Preview: A Dream like a Dream
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Preview: A Dream like a Dream

A Dream Like A Dream makes its Shanghai debut

Find more of the best Chinese performances

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Shanghai Grand Theatre
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Shanghai Grand Theatre

Iconic People's Square theatre space

Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre
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Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre

Modern cultural complex in Pudong

SAIC·Shanghai Culture Square
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SAIC·Shanghai Culture Square

State-of-the-art theatre facility focused on international musical theatre

Discover more theatres in Shanghai