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“Amazing show, rundown theater!”

Shanghai Circus World
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Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time...
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Multimedia Theatrical Spectacular 'ERA Intersection of Time' has been performed since its debut at Shanghai Circus World in September 2005. It is unique and comparable to the tradition of the Broadway Musical.It is in fact a stunning acrobatic show combining traditional Chinese arts and modern technologies. The performers present Chinese acrobatics, martial arts and dance perfectly in harmony with the music, sound, lighting, and other special effects, which include a water screen.While you marvel at the highly proficient skills of the performers, the story of China's evolution from its ancient past to the future is told. Hence, the title 'Intersection of Time', as the viewpoint of the audience is set in the present between the past and the future.The performance provides a wonderful insight into China's ancient culture and civilization, with sections about Sinan, an ancient Chinese invention for telling directions, soothsaying and conjuring. There is a fantastic section showing an acrobatic program which has elements performed since the far off days of the Han Dynasty (206BC–220AD). With porcelain jars and vats as their stage properties the performers give an overview of Chinese porcelain culture and greater understand of the country's name of 'China'.Modern achievements that are also showcased include Shanghai Donghai Cross-Sea Bridge, Maglev Train, and Shenzhou 5, China's first manned space mission. From these, you can see the amazing development and bright future of Shanghai and the whole country.The 100-minute performance shows not only artistic skills, but also creativity. Aided by multimedia including vision, original live music, sound effects, smell effect, air conditioning and lighting,
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The show is a must see when in Shanghai! Very convenient located. The acts in the show is similar to the show in Branson, MO but still breathtaking to see! The theater seems rundown and needs attention. The bathrooms are not up to standard.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a good evening entertainment, admittedly i was initially dragged against my will but the stunts were impressive.

You can pay 150rmb for the cheapest seats up to 500 i think for the best which im not sure improve the view that much.

If you take subway it be prepared to hit rush hour madness to get there for 7.30pm

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ERA Intersection of Time show at Shanghai Circus World is a really good show. Highly recommend going there for 2 hours of high level entertainment. No need to go for the expensive seats, relatively small venue with good views from all seats. Easy access by subway (Shanghai Circus World Station). Bought tickets in advance and no issues with the voucher at the box office.

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for a night show - if you want to see a modernized Chinese Circus ... go there. We purchased tickets online before we went to Shanghai. Make sure you have a photo-ID with you.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great circus with skilled acrobats giving exciting performances, including a terrifying motorbike act with up to eight riders driving at speed around a very restricted space.

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