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4 great shows to catch at the 12th China Arts Festival
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4 great shows to catch at the 12th China Arts Festival

The fest is taking place in Shanghai for the first time

The seven must-see shows at this year's Xintiandi Festival
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The seven must-see shows at this year's Xintiandi Festival

The diverse and always surprising Xintiandi Festival returns for its fourth year

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

What's on at...

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