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Address: NO. 2266 Gonghe Xin Road, Shanghai 200072, China
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: 021-66525468
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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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An amazing show. Half the time (along with the rest of the audience) we were "ooh"ing and "ah"ing and taking countless pictures. Everything you imagined about a Chinese Circus

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing show. Half the time (along with the rest of the audience) we were "ooh"ing and "ah"ing and taking countless pictures. Everything you imagined about a Chinese Circus

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely fantastic show! Tremendous variety of acts. The motorcycles inside the metal cage at the end was amazing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The theatre is run down but the show was better than the facility. The costumes are average but the performers are really working hard. There was one act with the girls on bicycles that I really enjoyed. I felt that the acts were redundant. I am glad that we went but only go if you have an extra night. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Taken with our group. The most fantastic show. They are an incredible bunch of very talented young people with wonderful acts. The theatre was very hot that my the only complaint. Went to an afternoon show. Highly recommend it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This night event was fantastic. Some of the skills exhibited during the show are almost beyond belief. I agree with some other reviewers that the arena could use a good scrubbing and face lift but that was quickly forgotten once the show started. Absolutely amazing! Strength, skill, poise, talent, beauty, props; the show has it all. If you've seen any... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was truly amazed at the skill and energy of this very exciting troupe. They are the top acrobats anywhere, and the show was spectacular. They perform every night...... very entertaining Only negative - not photos are allowed of the performers or the act.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wasn't sure about this going into it. The theater is a little run down and in disrepair. However I had heard great things about the show so I decided to check it out. Let me just say that this was a truly amazing show and likely the best show I saw while in China. The stunts and acrobatics these... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide recommend this show to us , it's just amazing! Beyond words! They're so young and so talented! Love them soooooo.... Much !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed every minute. There are really no bad seats, so no need to spring for the VIP or more expensive seats. The skills of the performers is amazing. What lacks is the artistry that you find with a Cirque du Soleil production. But well worth it nevertheless.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We watch the show at the end of our whole day tour. In spite that majority of the folks in our group are exhausted, we did have a great time.

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