Shanghai MiMi

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Sydney Festival | World Premiere

Shanghai MiMi


Riverside Theatre


10 January - 20 January 2019

Event Type

Live Event

Shànghǎi MiMi Pty Ltd, Finucane & Smith and CAEG
Australia | World Premiere

Shànghǎi MiMi

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

Inspired by 1930s Shanghai, a city famous for its flamboyant clubs and heady nights, Shànghǎi MiMi上海咪咪 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.

Dates & Times

Thursday 10 January at 8pm
Friday 11 January at 8pm

Saturday 12 January at 8pm

Sunday 13 January at 5pm
Tuesday 15 January at 8pm
Wednesday 16 January at 8pm (plus post show Q&A)
Thursday 17 January at 8pm
Friday 18 January at 6pm and 9pm
Saturday 19 January at 2:30pm and 8pm
Sunday 20 January at 5pm

Cabaret Tables are General Admission
A Reserve and B Reserve is Allocated Seating
Download the Venue Map for this event as it is different to the regular configuration of the space.

Groups of 10 or more can get a discount of 10% – 25%. These cannot be booked online. Please call 8839 3399 to book your group.
Riverside Members do not pay transaction fees.

Please note this performance contains haze and minimal nudity

Shànghǎi MiMi

Get ready for a thrilling night at the theatre, as you immerse yourself in the intoxicating world of Shànghǎi MiMi上海咪咪, a sumptuous cabaret of delights!

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Ticket Options

Cabaret Tables of 4 (tickets per person)
A Reserve
Concession $41
B Reserve
All tickets

Cabaret Tables of 4 (tickets per person)
A Reserve
Concession $50
B Reserve
All tickets
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60


75 minutes (no interval)
This performance contains haze and minimal nudity

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