The Red Theatre is the best place in Beijing to see skilled performers demonstrate the different Kung fu styles from the Shaolin Temple, considered to be the birthplace of martial arts in China. The Show is a spectacularly choreographed display of Kung fu movements and acrobatics where the scenery, music and lights play an important role to captivate the audience.
The Shaolin Kungfu Show is a stunning spectacle that both children and adults will love. It starts at 7:30 pm everyday at the Beijing Red Theatre, and last for around 70 minutes. The plot tells the story of a young boy found wandering outside an ancient temple somewhere in ancient China. After being taken into the temple the young novice monk called Chun Yi (the pure one) has many temptations to overcome, but through hard work and over time he conquers all and finally reaches his sacred goal of enlightenment.
The show consists of six dance and acrobatic scenes performed by skilled and young kung fu practitioners, where the scenery, music and lights play an important role to captivate the audience. There is also an electronic screen displaying English subtitles.
You should arrive at the venue 30 minutes before the show begins.
Theatre address: #44 Xingfu Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing.
You can choose between 2 types of tickets:
Premium Seat Tickets: First floor, middle rows 1-4 and 13-22
Normal Seat Tickets: First floor, seats on the side of the rows.
If you wish, there is an option of private pickup and drop-off transfer from your hotel, or an option of shared group pick-up transfer from your hotel, so you won’t have to worry about anything except enjoying an unforgettable show.