11 Fresh Family Friendly Events: CATS! The Musical, Dora & More!

Oh, children do make us smile!
And to make them smile, we've pulled together a list of events that everyone can enjoy.
Paw Patrol! Is coming to the rescue !
And Dora Goes explores new places!


Dora The Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys
Dora is back in Shanghai! Join everyone's favorite explorer and embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island in search of the ultimate pirate party. Help them navigate over the Dancing Mountain and through the Silly Singing Bridge in pursuit of the Pirate Piggies.

Shanghai Children's Art Theatre
July 5-8
¥180
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PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue"
It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Mayor Goodway and his opponent, Mayor Humdinger of Foggy Bottom - but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. Join the search at Shanghai Culture Square!

Shanghai Culture Square
July 5-8
English ¥380
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Selladoor family presents Guess How Much I Love You
Join Little and Big Nutbrown Hare as they jump off the pages and onto the stage, in a live, magical journey that is perfect for tiny theatergoers. As the pair settle down after a bedtime story, they wake up to discover the vibrant delights of each season, as they compete to measure their love for each other in what has become a classic, lovable story.

Shanghai Centre Theatre
May 11-13
¥100
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Samajam: Kids show
This is a 200% participatory musical show, in which ALL guests have their fun with musical instruments during the performance.

ET Space
April 13- 15
From ¥ 580
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Cats The Musical
On just one special night of the year, all Jellicle cats meet at the Jellicle Ball where Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, makes the Jellicle choice and announces which of them will go up to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life. New dates have been added!

Shanghai Grand Theatre Lyric Theatre
July 25-29
From ¥480
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Claude Moreau: Palettes Magiques
This visual theater show transports children to an enchanted world of painting and music, bringing to life the mysteries of how art is made. Learn about Van Gogh’s stars, Monet’s flowers, and the world of Magritte and Kandinsky, all the while listening to music from Bach, Chopin, Shubert, Debussy Grieg, and Sibelius.

Yanpu Theatre
May 11-12
From ¥ 180
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Classics
Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator, and author are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets.

ET SPACE
June 8-10
¥153
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The Little Singers of Paris
Known as “Ambassadors for France” with crystal clear voices, the Little Singers of Paris are one of the most accomplished international boys’ choirs, known for their inclusiveness and their precision. The choir has been in Autun (Burgundy, France) since 2014, under the artistic direction of Hugo Gutierrez.

Shanghai Symphony Hall
June 1
¥ 280
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Little Wizards (Puppet Show)
In every country, in every town, in every neighborhood, on every street lives at least one cranky old man. He doesn't like ice cream, he doesn't like flying kites, doesn't like playing football, or playing with kids - and even less than he likes to talk to his neighbors. What's that about? Find out at the show!

Ciro's Performing Arts Theater
April 21-29
¥180
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Fireflies: Shadow Kingdom
In the show Shadow Kingdom, actors will tell vignettes from cartoons world, using actors behind a semitransparent screen to illustrate lovable, well-known characters. In the show, the audience will follow Alice through the rabbit hole into the lustrous and dazzling Wonderland, see Elsa in her ice kingdom, and many more family favorites will take the stage.

ET Space
May 9-13
From ¥ 80
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Family show: KIBUBU by Marie de Jongh
Xebas and Cocó are a clown duet with more enthusiasm than success. For their new show, Xebas decides to introduce an element which will make the performance shine: a real gorilla, which doesn't pan out as they'd planned...

Daguan Theater - Himalayas Center
May 19
From ¥ 180
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