At one of the Second World escape rooms in Shanghai, players find their way through an abandoned primary school looking for two students who have disappeared.

China’s escape rooms are taking genre to next level with immersive theatre and role play

  • Escape rooms have become one of the hottest forms of entertainment in China with over 350 in Shanghai alone
  • Some reference classic horror films, while others are modelled after Chinese period dramas, with players putting on costumes and playing in character
Topic |   China Society

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At one of the Second World escape rooms in Shanghai, players find their way through an abandoned primary school looking for two students who have disappeared.
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Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung is a culture reporter at the Post. She graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong with a degree in journalism and communication, and joined the Post in 2016.