Performance Venue of the Year

See the winners of the Time Out Love Shanghai Awards 2016

You told us what you love about your city in this year’s Love Shanghai Awards – and we threw in a few picks of our own. Now we’re ripping off the wrapping and showing you the crème de la crème of Shanghai. See all the winners below.


Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre

Besides offering theatre for every taste, the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre smoothly integrates Chinese and foreign arts, staging Chekhov, Shakespeare
and Williams with Chinese casts and foreign directors. Furthermore, their groundbreaking Shakespeare translation collaboration project with the Royal Shakespeare Company is both exciting and courageous.

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288 Anfu Lu


SAIC·Shanghai Culture Square

Designed to promote the Mandarin musical, the Shanghai Culture Square has diversified, presenting everything from The Blue Man Group to Matthew Bourne. But they’ve never forgotten their roots, and present a Chinese Original Musical Season every spring to encourage the still-nascent industry.

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36 Yongjia Lu

Readers' Choice

Mercedes-Benz Arena

This impressive arena on the south bank of the Huangpu seems to snag almost every big act that comes to Shanghai. From Queen to NBA basketball showcases to Disney on Ice, MBA truly offers something for everyone.

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1200 Shibo Dadao

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