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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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I saw this show the first time some 5 years ago. It hasn't changed much over the years and all the acts are superb. The finale is absolutely breathtaking !

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I saw this show the first time some 5 years ago. It hasn't changed much over the years and all the acts are superb. The finale is absolutely breathtaking !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The ERA-Intesection Of Time show is just fantastic. Jaw-dropping acrobatics, tumbling, aerial work and a high production quality make this a very worthwhile event. Our 2 kids loved it, and my wife and I joined them in hooting and hollering in praise at the performers, as they truly demonstrated some of the most amazing things the human body is capable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

I did this as part of a G-Adventures tour in China. Wasn't sure what to expect to I looked up reviews here - which were all very positive. I was almost afraid that the reviews were too good and I would be let down. This wasn't the case. I have seen Cirque de Soleil twice (2 different shows on 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit and no need to buy expensive seats. We were in the cheapest and saw all the show well. Great spectacle especially the motor bikes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I visited Shanghai International Grand Prix Circuit in April 2015 and it was an good experience but could not matched my Yas Marinas Abu Dhabi visit in 2014 when Lewis Hamilton won the Formula 1 Championship. Cheapest way to get there is via the Metro line 11 (dark brown line) to Shanghai Grand Prix Circuit station for a fee of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I'm not sure where else you can get top quality entertainment and sit in a VIP box for under $40. Amazing acrobats and motorbikes (count them eight) in a cage and no mistakes. The popcorn and drinks are very expensive but who has time to eat with all the excitement. We were there on a Monday night and it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Hi was here on holidays, thought it's perfect, but in comparison to cirque du soleil, they are nice but amateurs, maybe to teams could match our expectations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Was fun and very enjoyable. We had to go twice because it was booked out the 1st day so go early or buy ticket before you go

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We visited this show hoping for a good night's entertainment and were not disappointed. Highlights were the bicycle ladies, the motorbike riders in the orb, fitting 8 bikes and riders in with huge skill, the singer who sang hauntingly beautiful songs, and the couple who beautifully and breathtakingly flew around the arena on two silk curtains suspended from the ceiling.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Scenery nothing special however, performances and what the acrobats actually do is probably some of the most cleverest, most amazing, daring things I have ever watched. Well worth the money and a must when in Shanghai

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