Lette thought he was normal. When the extent of his ugliness is revealed he turns to a plastic surgeon for help. But after the bandages come off, Lette soon learns that there is such a thing as too beautiful. “Owing glancing debts to Mary Shelley and HG Wells, Mayenburg's 60-minute play squarely hits any number of targets: our society's obsession with external beauty, the brutality of capitalism, and the danger of treating defining organs like mechanical parts. But, deftly translated from German by Maja Zade, the play makes its points with the lightest of touches.” - Guardian. The SDAC hosts a Shanghai production of ‘The Ugly One’. Language: Chinese with English subs. Various start times. Check the SmartTicket link for more details. Tickets start at 180rmb.
Bastille Day! As everyone knows, the day when the revolutionaries overtook the Bastille military prison during the French Revolution. Shanghai's Francophone/phile community. One of the bigger parties is usually at Cafe de Stagiaires.
Get ready for a punk rock show in Shanghai! The legendary Beijing band Gum Bleed is here with their third full-length studio album, Punx Save the Human Race . They're on tour again after a summer tour in Europe and a year of...
"Use the time of traffic jams to feel the beauty of music!" The monthly Rush Hour Concert evening peak concert is held from 6.30-7.30pm on weekdays. The concert time is short, the repertoire is light and the integration of live...
An update on the ancient Chinese love story 'The West Chamber', New West Chamber follows the main characters’ struggle for love in face of opposing familial and societal views. Written and directed by Ding Yiteng.
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on May 14 and May 15, 2021
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