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Shanghai Circus World

No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show
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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,
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The performance is breathtaking. More than that even. Phenomenal show. The choregraphy is good, artistic in many ways, the overall perfomance is very balance and impressive, nothing slow or to be desired. The VIP seats are expensive but worth every penny

Thank danvsy
Reviewed 6 days ago

All my friends suggested me to go and also my mother from Italy, saying it would have been a really amazing experience because it is worldwide well known. Maybe because the expectation was very high I have to say I was disappointed. The performances were...More

Thank paola_veronese
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very exciting & kept you entertained. Old mixed with new. Amazing acrobatics. Exceptional Live Music. And the Motorbike show was crazy.

Thank Deborah N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've seen the traveling Shanghai Circus in Honolulu, which was really a treat. But, in this venue we were closer to the performers, and the level of skill and difficulty seemed higher. Great acrobatic, juggling and apparatus skills were blended with showmanship, comedy and artistic...More

Thank Shaka_Frank
Reviewed 1 week ago

This show is something everyone visiting Shanghai should see. It is worth all the money we paid. We chose the 450 RMB tickets, and we had very nice seats on the third row. The show was amazing. All the performers were amazing. They are so...More

1  Thank terot
Reviewed 1 week ago

This show is worth every penny. The show went for 1.5 hours and there is so much of hardwork involved by all the performers. Please visit to encourage them. You would not regret.

Thank vivek87s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This show is great fun for the whole family as there is something for everyone. Highlight is the 8 motorcycles in a cage. Great stun. Well worth a visit.

Thank Keng L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having great time with my family for this show, ticket's price were affodrable and it was great so far with professional and high skilled performance of artists. Highly recommend !

Thank duffmarking78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with my family last May 2017. The place appears to be an entertainment complex with several buildings. We did not have time to go around. We watched the ERA acrobatic show. It started around 7:30pm. It was a Saturday and lots of people...More

Thank markplim25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see some circus shows, this is the best in Shanghai. Otherwise there is no sense to read my further review. They really do some very dangerous actions, such as a girl and a boy hug together and then the man holds...More

Thank Laura L
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Dmitry N
Hello everyone! I try to buy tickets on their website: shcircusworld and to get ticket via email. Website ask me for delivery address in order to send paper tickets. It's not an option for me but I can't select any other. Do you have any suggestions? Seems I should put physical address upon buying the tickets.
10 May 2017|
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Response from Yvonneka187 | Reviewed this property |
it ws very easy to get the tix through my concierge but you have to pay cash. It is not a high tech operation till you get to the marvelous show and then it is fantastic
Daisy Belle T
HI! I ordered 8 ERA tickets for April 2, 2017 show and paid via Paypal. But I never received a confirmation from ERA. Upon booking, I choose "Take the tickets in the Box Office" , however upon my payment via Paypal, it states there that the tickets are going to be shipped at my local address here in the Philippines. I am so worried that if they indeed sent me the tickets it will not arrive in the Philippines on time. Please help
27 March 2017|
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Response from Romario1257 | Reviewed this property |
If I will be you I will try to call them and get information. Unfortunately I have no idea if they will send it or not. Did the website asked some payment for shipping? If not maybe they will not sent them to you for free.
Taylor C
Do I have to buy tickets in advance or can I purchase tickets at the door? Is it likely to sell out?
21 January 2017|
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Response from Wayne B | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up , unless on a holiday