Performers hit the heights

Shanghi, by Cirque Du Ciel
Shanghi, by Cirque Du Ciel

One of the most daring, breathtaking and stunning family shows to come out of China – ShangHi by Cirque Du Ciel – is coming to the UK for its first tour, stopping off at Buxton Opera House on May 25 and 26.

The long-awaited two-hour extravaganza, originally directed by Cirque Du Soleil’s Guy Caron, combines acrobatics, modern dance, original music, martial arts and many other Chinese elements in an amazing adventure.

With dazzling costumes, sets and lighting, this stunning production showcases the skills of not only the performers but the world class team behind the scenes.

In addition to traditional Chinese stunts such as the aerial silks and the famous Monkey Poles, Cirque Du Ciel’s ShangHi also features a captivating storyline which will enthral audiences of all ages.

The evening shows starts at 7.30pm and the Saturday matinee begins at 2.30pm. Tickets for ShangHi are priced at £23 and £25 and discounts are available. Call the box office on 0845 127 2190.