BIG LIST: Top 10 Stage Shows in Shanghai

Getting bored of sittin' on your butt watching TV?
Dreading the thought of a super quiet and boring summer in the city?
Well, you're in for a treat this summer cuz we have some spectacular stage shows to keep you entertained till fall!
Are you ready to kick off our little countdown?


10. Steen Koerner Studio: H. C. Andersen - Life's a Fairytale
The father of modern fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen has been revered for his imagination and narration for over a century. From "The Princess and the Pea" to "The Ugly Duckling", see his stories come to life on stage in a colorful show that has bicycles, hip hop, and surreal video work to bring the whole thing together.

Shanghai International Dance Center - Grand Theatre
July 16-17
From ¥280
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9. Rent 20th Anniversary

Two decades after it first hit the stage, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. Now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production! Eek! La vie boheme!

Shanghai Culture Square
August 30 - September 12
From ¥280
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8. Samajam: Kids Show
Forget traditional music lessons, we'd rather bring our kids to this! All children are encouraged to participate in this unique performance, and everyone is given instruments to play during the show! LET'S MAKE SOME NOOOIIIIIISE!

ET Space
June 22-24
From ¥180
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7. Kinky Boots
Based on the 2005 movie, this multi-award winning and completely hilarious stage show has been storming the West End and Broadway stages for over 6 years, and now, it's our turn to get in on the action!
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Shanghai Culture Square
July 12-22
From ¥180
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6. Russian Far East Children's Ballet: Alice in Wonderland
Follow the Russian Far East Children's Ballet as they perform a stunning rendition of the classic storytale: Alice in Wonderland.

Shanghai Centre Theatre
July 14
From ¥180
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5. Slava's Snow Show
As described by the Financial Times, "Slava's Snowshow achieved something I've rarely seen: a spontaneous eruption of playful energy which lifted the entire audience in a bubble of pure delight. Magic!" You really wanna miss out on that?! Didn't think so.

1862 Theatre
August 29 - September 2
 ¥180
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4. Shanghai Ballet: Swan Lake (Grand Version)
Renowned for his work with the English National Ballet, Derek Deane has created an enchanting, magical performance on an extremely grand scale without compromising the authenticity of the classic tale.

Shanghai International Dance Center - Grand Theatre
July 28 - August 4
From ¥80
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3. Cats the Musical
You probably already know that Cats, the world famous, multi award winning Broadway sensation, is coming to Shanghai! What you may not know is how limited tickets are! Snap yours up now!

Shanghai Grand Theatre - Lyric Theatre
July 25 - August 5
From ¥380
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2. Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Following the sold-out and critical success of The Red Shoes New Adventures production, Matthew Bourne returns with one of our most popular and beloved tales, Cinderella - a thrilling and evocative love story, set in London during the Second World War.
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Shanghai Culture Square
August 16-19
From ¥180
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1. Cirque du Soleil: TORUK
TORUK - The First Flight is a multimedia spectacle that brings to the stage the breathtaking world of James Cameron's AVATAR like you've never seen it before. With the incredible Cirque Du Soleil team, life-sized puppets, soaring kites, and a cinematic score make for a show that'll leave you with your jaws on the floor.

Mercedes-Benz Arena
August 16-19
From ¥480
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So, are you ready for some sweet, sweet theater action?
'Cuz we sure are.


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BIG LIST: Top 10 Stage Shows in Shanghai
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