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Acrobats of China featuring the New Shanghai Circus

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Address: 470 State Highway 248, Yakov Smirnoff Theatre, Branson, MO 65616-3725
Phone Number: +1 877-212-4462
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Acrobats of China at Yakov's Theatre are one of the top things to do for...

Acrobats of China at Yakov's Theatre are one of the top things to do for fun in Branson! New in 2016 the Acrobats of China showcase one of the best and most elite Chinese Acrobats troupes in Branson in an all-new show: Tales of Lotus Lantern. This celebrated Acrobatic Troupe is from the province of Jinan and is known for their colorful costuming and cutting-edge creation of new acts. For over 18 years the Incredible! Acrobats of China featuring New Shanghai Circus have been entertaining Branson audiences. Visitors use words like "awesome," "wow," "amazing," and more to describe the New Shanghai Circus at Yakov's Theatre. During the Tales of Lotus Lantern you'll see acts like Hat Jugglers, Human Hoops, Flag Man on a Pole, Aerial Ballet, Chair Stack, Human Strength & Beauty, Bicycle, and many more. This is a Branson Show that is Fun for Everyone! Also see the show before the show with a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony conducted in the lobby before every show.

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This show is a fusion of modern dance, acrobatics, and live theater. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time. It's a real testament to the adaptability of the human body... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This show is a fusion of modern dance, acrobatics, and live theater. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time. It's a real testament to the adaptability of the human body. If you're on the fence I think this would land in my "must see" category. Go to this show.

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Buffalo, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The show was great and my daughter loved it. At the end they announced the performers would be glad to sign things for you. We walked straight out and went to the gift shop to buy a poster for my daughter to get signatures. It took less than 7 minutes and we went out and they were gone! No signatures... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The acrobats were amazing, with the show full of jumping, diving, throwing, spinning, falling, riding, & juggling. The contorsionists and pole feats were spectacular. The theater is older but Yakovs artwork is heartwarming , seats are comfortable and when the show starts you are carried away to China. Highly recommend this show.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing show! The skills of the performers are incredible! I would recommend this show to anybody traveling to the Branson area.

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Bethalto, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The show was too long. There were three adults, two children and one baby in our group. The baby and youngest child got bored after 15-20 minutes. The 9 year old was antsy after the first hour. There were some fine acts. But, some were too long. My adult daughter stated "saw once, no need to see again." I think... More 

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Brook Park, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this show. The acrobatics are amazing. It goes from one act into another - all fantastic.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a great show for this type of entertainment. They did an excellent job. Very entertaining. The place is a little off the beaten path, so it was not crowded at all. We had great seats. I don't think that you would even need reservations, if you wanted to just pop in at the last minute.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good show to see all the different things the acrobats could do. The seating in the theater was good. You could see the stage and everything going on.

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Hannibal, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Talented people. The routines kept all of us interested. Some of the acts were breathtaking. Others just left your jaw open in awe. It had a good balance for any age group. Good show and reasonably priced. I also enjoyed looking around and seeing some of Yakov's artwork that was in the lobby during intermission.

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Bluffton, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Acrobats of China - at the Yakov Theater We booked this show as a break from the many other “musical” shows of Branson. We had the idea that this might be a “Cirque” type show. This show was exactly as advertised, the “acrobats” of China. This was a large cast with most of them doing multiple tricks. I can’t remember... More 

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