Sydney Festival 2019
... brassy shidaiqu sounds are
brought to life by a killer onstage band …
Shànghǎi MiMi could well become a worldwide hit.
Sydney Morning Herald
"… Paris of the East in the 1930s, overseen by an eponymous diva. With indie/pop star Sophie Koh as the club’s diva you have a heady evening of cosmopolitan cabaret sure to beguile and delight."
"Shànghǎi MiMi is a charming, intoxicating cabaret with sumptuous visuals and a taste of music we don’t often get to hear. The band is the backbone of the show …"
A particular highlight is a breath-taking jar juggling performance – large ceramic Chinese jars sent spinning into the air or balanced improbably on a performer’s head – in playful duet with Music Director and jazz pianist John McAll.
Shànghǎi MiMi is a charming, intoxicating cabaret with sumptuous visuals and a taste of music we don’t often get to hear.