Theatre

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

Catch daring theatre in an ancient water town at this month's Wuzhen Theatre Festival
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Catch daring theatre in an ancient water town at this month's Wuzhen Theatre Festival

Diverse theatre in luscious scenery, October doesn’t get better than the Wuzhen Theatre Festival

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

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

The musical... not the city

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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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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