Notre Dame de Paris being performed at the Shanghai Cultural Square Theatre in July. Photo: Wang Qishu / Shanghai Cultural Square Theatre

From Cats to Chicago, China is loving Western musicals – but what of its own?

  • Ticket sales in China for imported musicals grew almost 150 per cent last year, driving overall revenue growth for musicals by over 90 per cent
  • More Chinese versions of Western musicals, and Chinese originals, are being staged, but fears exist that the market will not grow without Western shows
Topic |   Art

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Notre Dame de Paris being performed at the Shanghai Cultural Square Theatre in July. Photo: Wang Qishu / Shanghai Cultural Square Theatre
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