Shànghǎi Mimi
Shanghai Mimi PTY LTD, Finucane & Smith | Australia/China
World Premiere
10–20 January Riverside Theatres $36–$66 + BF 75 mins
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  • Thu 10 January at 8pm (Preview)
    Fri 11 January at 8pm (Preview)
    Sat 12 January at 8pm
    Sun 13 January at 5pm
    Tue 15 January at 8pm
    Wed 16 January at 8pm (SMH Q&A)
    Thu 17 January at 8pm
    Fri 18 January at 6pm & 9pm
    Sat 19 January at 2.30pm & 8pm
    Sun 20 January at 5pm
  • Previews (10 & 11 January)
    Cabaret Tables* $56
    A Reserve $46 / $41
    Under 30 $39
    B Reserve $36 
    + booking fee

    Season (12–20 January)
    Cabaret Tables
    * $66
    A Reserve $56 / $50
    Under 30 $39 (Tue & Wed only)
    B Reserve $36
    + booking fee

    *Cabaret Tables are General Admission

    You can view the seating map here

Shànghǎi Mimi
Shanghai Mimi PTY LTD, Finucane & Smith | Australia/China
World Premiere

Dress to the nines and immerse yourself in the intoxicating world of Shànghǎi MiMi, a sumptuous cabaret of delights.

Inspired by 1930s Shanghai, a city famous for its flamboyant clubs and heady nights, Shànghǎi MiMi parts the curtains on an enchanted world. 

Directed by internationally acclaimed performer and director Moira Finucane, whose ground-breaking cabarets enrapture audiences from Beijing to Berlin, the performance stars Qinghai Acrobatic Troupe from beyond the Gobi desert and a hotshot live band playing long-lost vintage Chinese jazz and blues unearthed in a condemned Mumbai warehouse.

Meanwhile, dancers, acrobats, aerialists and singers from China, Cameroon, Australia and France give thrilling performances: flying overhead, dazzling your eyes and winning your hearts.

Book your ticket for Wed 16 January at 8pm to take part in a Sydney Morning Herald Q&A With the Artists after the performance.

Commissioned by Sydney Festival.

Important Info

This performance contains haze and minimal nudity.Lockout applies. Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable moment in the productions.

View seating map here

Cast and Credits
Artistic Director: Moira Finucane 
Musical Director/Pianist: John McAll
Original Concept/Creative Producer: Douglas Hunter 
Co-Creative Producer, Li Li

Qinghai Acrobatic Troupe Acrobats
Wang Yuhuan
Wei Youjuan
Zhao Longjuan
La Maocuo
Dong Guoan
Fan Zengtao
Zhou Zijun 

Wang Zhigang
Wu Yonghong
Acrobatic Director: Sun Hao

Simon Abbe
Ernest Ngolo

Singer: Sophie Koh
Bass: Hiroki Finn
Drums: Brooke Custerson
Trumpet: Toby Mak 
Clarinet/saxophones: Brennan Hamilton-Smith
Piano: John McAll

Simon Abbe & Wu Baoyong

Set & Costume Design: EugyeeneTeh
Lighting Design: Jenny Hector 

Image: Yang Xiaohuo 杨小惑
10–20 January
$36–$66 + BF
75 mins

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