Over 40 Acrobats of China bring the Orient to Branson in a fast-paced, exciting production featuring internationally award-winning acts. The New Shanghai Circus presents a revolving line-up of favorite acts such as Big-Big Drums, Diabolo (Chinese Yo-Yo), Bicycle Tricks, Pole Climbing, Russian Bar, Aerial Fish Ballet, Adagio, Plates Spinning, Magic Clock, Roller Skating, Handstand Art, Human Top, Chair Stack and more.
The New Shanghai Circus celebrates the exotic wonders of China and the dramatic interpretation of classic Chinese dance and physical performance art. Featuring spectacular backdrops, beautiful costuming, and state-of-the-art lighting this show is a thrill a minute! The show combines extraordinary and inventive feats of strength and skill, control and balance. Considered to be China’s most celebrated acrobatic company, the performers of the New Shanghai Circus have stunned audiences all over the world. Each year the troupe adds new performers who have won national and international competitions.
The New Shanghai Theatre was specially designed to accommodate this unusual and elaborate production, as well as to integrate the ancient history of China with modern Chinese architectural style. The new theatre features cascading waterfalls, Chinese gardens, rare chiming stones, and a sculpture of Chinese Bronze Ware that is approximately 3,500 years old.
The New Shanghai Circus was founded in 1991 as a touring company from its parent troupe, the Shanghai Magic Troupe in Shanghai, China. It’s been an upward spiral ever since with more than 90 tours around the world including a 1998 and 2007 stint on Broadway in New York.
This Special New Year’s Eve Performance Celebrating the Chinese New Year includes:
Special performance from 9pm to 12 Midnight
Party Hats and Party Favors
Traditional Chinese New Year Hors d?oeuvres
Non-Alcohol New Years Eve Toast
Balloon Drop at Midnight
Chinese New Year Dragon Parade
Meet the Stars after the show!