It's been two years since The Pearl
last raised the curtain on its Dark Circus Experience
, a variety show that got into some dark and ssssssssssensual stuff. After a couple years dabbling in the realms of mainstream concert sounds and theme-night parties, the Hongkou theater that made its name on cabaret, burlesque and risque circus acts is dipping its toes back in the hotsprings. The line-up again includes singers, acrobats, aerialist, dancers, actors, magicians, the works, but they've made it... bigger. They say they've made it... badder. They say it's... immersive. It's on this weekend, with tickets going for 180rmb on SmartTicket
. Strictly adults only. Oooh. We're shivering with antici...