Fresh Tips

By ShanghaiFamily 2019-01-09 17:07:53

Spring Festival Concert 2019

Come celebrate the New Year with some classical music from the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. This highly revered orchestra was founded in 1907, but grew to international recognition under the Italian conductor, Mario Paci. They are now performing in Shanghai with the talented Chinese conductor, Long Yu. Perfect for a classy date night with your significant other at the start of the new year. Shanghai Symphony Hall - Concert Hall, 1380 Fuxing Zhong Lu, 2/1/2019 @20:00, 180 to 580 RMB



Children's Ballet The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is a beloved ballet for all ages. Now this performance has come to incorporate over 100 children actors in the Children’s Ballet of Kiev. If your kids don’t already know this classic tale, this is the perfect introduction.

Shanghai Centre Theatre. 4/F, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, 1/25/2019, 180 – 580 RMB.



Chicago the Musical

If you haven’t seen this sassy musical live, you’re missing out. But not for long! Chicago the Musical is in Shanghai until January 13th, so time is of the essence to go and check it out. Based on a true story in 1920s Chicago, this performance tells the tale of Roxie Hart who shoots her lover and fights to stay off death row. Best to leave the kiddies at home for this one. But hey, who couldn’t use a date night or a girl’s night out every now and then?

Majestic Theatre, 66 Jiangning Lu, 12/20/2018 - 1/13/2019, 280 to 980 RMB



School of Rock the Musical

Ever seen the movie, School of Rock? Did you enjoy it? Did it make you laugh? If the answer is ‘yes’, then you’ve got a treat in store for you! This month, School of Rock the Musical is in Shanghai with all its guitar shredding, bass slapping glory. Take the family out for a night of hilarity and good ol’ rock n’ roll! Shanghai Grand Theatre Lyric Theatre, 300 Renmin Dadao, 2/22/2019,480 to 1080 RMB


3-Day Avatar Mountain Luxury Tour

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to see the Avatar Mountains? If not, it should be! These surreal, vertical mountains were the inspiration for the floating mountains in the box office smash, Avatar. Now you can see them up close with this weekend luxury tour until the end of February.

1/26/2018 - 2/28/2019, 2299 RMB



Arm Knitting

Yes, you read that right… arm knitting. Learn how to make a cozy, chunky scarf using none other than your arms as knitting needles! The weather report currently reads freezing with no chance of letting up, so you'll be needing some cozy scarves soon. And why brave the cold weather when you can sit snuggly in your apartment with a hot cup of coco, knitting a scarf of your own design?

Craft'd, 1F, Building 3, 1288 Fuxing Zhong Lu, 10/24/2018 - 1/28/2019, 250RMB



Samajam is a creator and producer of Canadian live musical participatory experiences. With over 5,000 shows and events produced in the past 15 years, the company is also active in school charity work, particularly with anti-bullying and teambuilding efforts through music. Who knew music could accomplish so much?

888 Tianshan Lu,

1/26/2019 - 15:30/19:30, 180-480 RMB


Papas Time Machine

Internationally celebrated visual artists design a puppet show to explore memory. Each life-sized doll is made from 1,252 parts. (Mandarin Performance)

1777 Binjang Dadao, 1/3/2019 and 3/3/2019, 180-580 RMB