Theatre

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

One-man show An Iliad takes on Homer's classic and humankind's bloody history
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One-man show An Iliad takes on Homer's classic and humankind's bloody history

Find out more about humanity than you ever wanted to at this loose adaptation of The Iliad

5 must-see shows at Xintiandi's fringe theatre festival
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5 must-see shows at Xintiandi's fringe theatre festival

One of China's most creative arts returns with a whole new line-up of immersive theatre, music and dance pieces in unusual spaces

Chicago is coming to Shanghai this December
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Chicago is coming to Shanghai this December

The musical... not the city

Kinky Boots is coming to Shanghai this July
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Kinky Boots is coming to Shanghai this July

The Tony Award-winning musical will be at Shanghai Culture Square

Cats is coming to Shanghai this June
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Cats is coming to Shanghai this June

The Broadway and West End behemoth comes to town

The people behind Shanghai's performance scene

Profile: Jin Xing Dance Theatre
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Profile: Jin Xing Dance Theatre

China's best-known dance company on the female pursuit of beauty

Wang Luoyong interview
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Wang Luoyong interview

China's first actor to star on Broadway on his role in Jane Eyre

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

The best Chinese theatre of all time
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The best Chinese theatre of all time

Seven dramas that changed Chinese theatre forever

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

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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

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