Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Zoo Story @ Shanghai Theatre Academy (New Space)
Embrace your animal-side with Zoo Story, an absurdist drama by Edward Albee at Shanghai Theatre Academy, staged in the “New Space”. Thespians, Ivan Ponomarenko and London Summers act out an abstract play on Albee’s story, featuring heavy undertones of homosexuality and comic absurdity.
NO COVER // 7.15 PM (Mar 30 – 31)
Shanghai Theatre Academy, New Space, 630 Huashan Road // 华山路630号, 上海戏剧学院, 新空间
Roxie Cinema: Freeheld @ Roxie
Chill out with a movie, free popcorn and a stocked bar at Roxie, screening Freeheld (2015) from 8 PM. Allow the romance between Julianne Moore and Ellen Page to suck you in and then spit you back out at around 9.45 PM before MRT closing time.
NO COVER incl. free popcorn // 8 PM
Floor 2, 359 Kangding Road, near North Shanxi Road // 康定路359号2楼, 近陕西北路
Mon Amour @ MAO Livehouse
Spaceship captain Yao 13, and his folk-rock band Mon Amour, soar into Shanghai on their 30 Degrees Latitude North tour at MAO Livehouse. Yao’s live shows look like the shizz with crowd surfing and all the rock ‘n’ roll antics.
80 RMB (presale) 100 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号3楼
Open-Mic @ Kung Fu Komedy
Get ready for a rip-snorter of an open-mic night at Kung Fu Komedy during the China International Comedy Festival. Head to the bar early for happy hour drinks until 8 PM and oil up your jaw-hinges before Andy Curtain intoxifies the room with laughter.
FREE ENTRY // 8.30 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Stage+ Launch Party: Jack Beats @ Arkham
London dubstep-duo Jack Beats headlines at Arkham for the very first Stage+ Launch Party in China. Formed by DJ Plus One of Scratch Perverts in 2007, Jacks Beats is known for sweet breaks and wobbly bass lines, so stick around after the support acts to experience the 2001 DMC World Champion DJ.
100 RMB // 9 PM
1 South Wulumuqi Road, near Hengshan Road // 乌鲁木齐路1号, 近衡山路
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[Featuring Yao 13 Astronaut @ MAO Livehouse, photo by Henry]