Actors (from left) Daniel Nicholson, Gao Yang, Simon Palmer, Zhang Xuehao, Olivia McPherson, Hsu Hui-Ting, and Steven Apicello in a scene from Sleep No More, a play by Punchdrunk. Photo: Jiang Fang

Chinese audience’s novel approach to immersive theatre – mob tactics and mini stampedes

Punchdrunk theatre company’s Sleep No More, based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth and staged in a five-storey Shanghai hotel, is not for the faint-hearted

Topic |   Chinese culture

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Actors (from left) Daniel Nicholson, Gao Yang, Simon Palmer, Zhang Xuehao, Olivia McPherson, Hsu Hui-Ting, and Steven Apicello in a scene from Sleep No More, a play by Punchdrunk. Photo: Jiang Fang
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