Shanghai Grand Theater

Shanghai Grand TheaterWith a distinctive architectural style and a brilliant appearance, Shanghai Grand Theater is a city landmark. Located at People's Square in the city center, it faces People's Avenue to the south, North Huangpi Road to the west and Shanghai Municipal Government Building to the east.

Opened in 1998, the Grand Theater has one of the largest and best equipped automatic stages in the world. It was designed by ARTE Charpentier, a famous architecture design company established by Jean-Marie Charpentier, a brilliant French architect and urban planner. When night falls, the whole construction resembles a crystal palace.

Having three theaters of different sizes and being equipped with advanced lighting and stereo facilities, the Grand Theater is now the stage for world-class works of art, international art activities and education.

Shanghai Grand TheaterConcerts performed at the Grand Theater include The Three Tenors, plus many European operas, classical music dramas and musical concerts by the top symphony orchestras. Performances by some of the world's most-famous ballet companies are often given in the large theater. Also, a number of original Chinese operas, dramas, pantomimes and traditional musical concerts can frequently be seen. Quite a few international art activities are held here, including the China Shanghai International Art Festival, the SCO Members Art Festival, the Shanghai International Film Festival, the French Culture Year, the Italian Culture Year and the German Culture Week.

 Address: No. 300, People's Avenue, Huangpu District
Transportation: Take bus nos. 17, 18, 20, 23, 37, 46, 109, 112 or 123, or metro lines 1, 2 or 8, and get off at People's Square.
Ticket Booking Line: 021-63728702 / 63723833 / 63598032 / 63271943

 

2017 Performance Schedule:

Performance Date Ticket (CNY)
Opera: Jiang Jie 19:30, Jul.1st (Sat.) 580, 280, 220, 180, 160, 120, 50, 80
Musical: Murder Ballad 19:30, Jul.5th ~9th 280, 180
The Sound of Music 19:15, Jul.14th ~16th 580, 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Musical: Jekyll & Hyde 19:30, Jul.28th ~ Aug.10th 650, 500, 400, 300, 220, 180, 80
Samajam The Magic of Rhythm 19:30, Aug.1st ~ 17th 330, 260, 180, 80
Musical: Jekyll & Hyde 19:30, Aug.11th ~ 31st 750, 600, 500, 400, 250, 180, 80
Verdi: Aida 19:15, Sept.15th ~ 17th 880, 580, 380, 280, 180, 80
Shanghai Opera: Preserve the Fire in Reed Marshes 19:15, Sept.19th (Tues) 680, 480, 380, 220, 160, 120, 60, 50
Kun Opera: The Palace of Eternal Youth 19:15, Sept.21st ~ 24th 580, 480, 380, 280, 180
The Complete String Quartet of Beethoven 19:30, Sept.21st ~ 23rd 380, 280, 180, 80, 50