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Address: No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
Phone Number: 021-66525468
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Multimedia Theatrical Spectacular 'ERA Intersection of Time' has been...
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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Great acrobatics, but the crowd is incredibly rude. People were constantly taking pictures, talking - you name it. It was a free for all. Small venue, so all the seats are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great acrobatics, but the crowd is incredibly rude. People were constantly taking pictures, talking - you name it. It was a free for all. Small venue, so all the seats are good, but worth it to get closer ticket to have the "party crowd" behind you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Each time I have seen 'ERA Intersection of Time' I have noticed different aspects so it is worth more than one visit if you have the opportunity. The show is entertaining, the performers are extremely talented, transitions between acts are smooth, the music is enthralling and compliments the skills and abilities of the performers. A great display from a range... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I saw ERA, Intersection of Time, in 2012 and was enthralled and vowed to take my wife to see it when we managed to visit Shanghai. While the tickets aren't cheap by Chinese standards they are value for money as you get to see performances by extremely talented artists in a range of fields. Some of the performances including the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The circus show is a must in Shanghai. The performance of all the participants performers is beyond my imagination. Better than olympic participants. Unbelieveable abilities leaving you thrilled along and after the show. Very recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have seen shows like this in Las Vegas and London but this is by far the very best. Your heart is in your mouth with some of the acts performances. An excellent show and i would recommend both adults and children will be spellbound. Particularly impressed with the bicycle team.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Daily shows, with skilled acrobats, seen similar Shanghai troupes at Navy Pier in Chicago, famous globe motorcycle stunts, some unique acts balancing acts. Worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This show was amazing! Each act you would think "It can't be as good as the last one", yet it always was! Which is amazing in itself. It was difficult to watch as it did make you cringe, every stunt seemed impossible, yet they never faulted. Really recommend seeing this show, and paying extra for the front seats is worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

This was my second visit but this time I brought some additional friends and I was keen to organise it well. I wanted to book online but was expecting a complicated process. It wasn`t. After going to the official site I chose the day, seats, left my number, and opted to collect them at the box office. I didn`t even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Prepare for a reat evening at Shanghai Circus, this is a must do in this busy city. Everything is really entertaining and set for a great evening with friends and family. Truly unforgettable. There is another circus located near Jin An temple which is alo worth trying.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Impresive, but program can be longer.Easy to access with metro.The station is named after the Shanghai Circus World, an indoor circus near the station. Other points of interest nearby include Guangzhong Park and Zhabei Stadium.[

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Address: No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
Phone Number: 021-66525468
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai

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