Cirque Du Ciel's

‘ShangHi’

Direct from China and beyond Gravity “Breathtaking…the most amazing show I’ve ever seen” Colchester Gazette The highly awaited and internationally acclaimed, production of ‘ShangHi’ by Cirque Du Ciel, returns by overwhelming popular demand, to the UK for 2012.  This sell- out production, originally directed in China by Cirque Du Soleil’s Guy Caron, has now been theatrically reworked to appeal to audiences of all ages. With over 30 amazingly multi talented and skilled performers, this marvellous 2 hour extravaganza, combines electrifying acrobatics, amazing street dance routines, romantic ballet, death defying aerial displays and jaw dropping feats of strength and skill. All set to a heart pounding original score of live music! With many other traditional and modern Chinese elements, this is an amazing fantasy adventure, heralded as the next generation of Cirque du Soleil. With over 500 superb costumes, intricate scenery and fantastic lighting, this stunning production showcases the skills of not only these attractive performers, but also the world class artistic team who created and devised this brilliant multi media spectacle. The astonishing routines includes dazzling diablos the terrifying yet beautiful aerial silks, and the famous death defying Chinese Monkey Poles, which in all is a dizzying mix of balancing, tumbling, spinning, and brilliant live drumming.  Cirque Du Ciel’s ‘ShangHi’ also features a fabulous and entrancing storyline, which is captivating and enthralling audiences across the globe. Don’t miss—“the most daring, breathtaking and stunning family entertainment show of the year! "Superb, stupendous, breathtaking” Bournemouth Echo Prepare to be amazed, prepare to be stunned, and prepare to be enthralled – but, most of all, prepare to be entertained. What’s on Stage There are no words that can adequately convey the brilliance of this Far-Eastern phenomenon . . . go see for yourself!"   Independant