Culture Square offers gift of discounted tickets

Ma Yue
SAIC Shanghai Culture Square is returning with its traditional spring ticket offers, good for a range of shows and performances such as "Dreamgirls" and "Swan Lake."
Ma Yue

SAIC Shanghai Culture Square has returned with its “spring gift” packages, offering theatergoers discounted tickets for performances over the next three months.

It’s a tradition for the venue to offer ticket packages at the beginning of each year to attract both regular and new audiences.

The packages include discounted tickets for 10 productions in 21 performances. The show list includes Broadway musical “Dreamgirls” (January 11-12), Russian State Ballet’s “Swan Lake” (January 26-30) and “The Nutcracker” (January 28) and a Broadway concert featuring classic stage songs (January 27).

Tickets for six original Chinese musicals are also in the packages. The musicals “Spring in Shanghai 1949,” “An Accident of Love,” “West Chamber,” “The Search of Sound,” “Flying with Martin” and “Nine Colored Deer” will be staged at Shanghai Culture Square in February and March.

Three packages priced at 300 yuan (US$43), 320 yuan and 450 yuan, respectively, have been made available this year. The 300-yuan package contains two 180-yuan tickets, while the 450-yuan package contains two 280-yuan tickets.

Package sales started on Thursday. Those interested can log onto Shanghai Culture Square’s official Tmall shop to make purchases.

Culture Square offers gift of discounted tickets
Ti Gong

A spring “gift package” offers theatergoers discounted tickets.

Culture Square offers gift of discounted tickets
Ti Gong

Russian State Ballet’s “Swan Lake.”

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