Shen Yun

14 January 2023
15 January 2023
New Theatre Oxford
24-26 George Street

14 January to 15 January

24-26 George Street
Oxford, OX1 2AG
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Shen Yun at New Theatre, Oxford
Shen Yun at New Theatre, Oxford

About Shen Yun

Take an enlightening journey through 5,000 years!

Shen Yun’s unique artistic vision expands the theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures – the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.

The gong resounds, the curtain opens, and a heavenly scene is right before your eyes. Fairies emerge from a sea of billowing clouds. Mongolians ride on horseback across grasslands as vast as the sky. Classic stories of love and loss, of humour and heroic deeds, come to life. You will be amazed by how vibrant, exciting, and profound classical Chinese culture can be.

This epic production immerses you in stories reaching back to the most distant past. You’ll explore realms even beyond our visible world. Featuring one of the world’s oldest art forms – classical Chinese dance – along with patented scenographical effects and all-original orchestral works, Shen Yun opens a portal to a civilization of enchanting beauty and enlightening wisdom. 

Enter a world where philosophers and poets alike sought harmony with the Dao, or ‘Way,’ of the universe. Where maidens danced with ethereal grace and generals fought with explosive athleticism. Where timeless tales of valor and virtue were born. Where heaven and earth intersected, and miracles came into being.


Exquisitely beautiful! It was an extraordinary experience for us and the children.

Cate Blanchett, Academy Award-winning actress

There is a massive power in this that can embrace the world. It brings great hope… It is truly a touch of heaven.

Daniel Herman, former Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic

What the critics say

Five stars! I have reviewed about 4,000 shows since 1942, none can compare to what I saw tonight

Richard Connema, Broadway critic

An explosion of color and sound… Chinese culture in its fullest flower.

Charlotte Observer

The ancient Chinese wisdom will benefit the whole world

Ted Kavanau, founding senior producer of CNN headline news


From £67.00

Please see important ticketing information below.

Ticketing information

Prices: From £67.00
Tickets are subject to a transaction fee

Date & times:
Saturday 14 January at 7.30pm
Sunday 15 Janaury at 1.00pm and 6.00pm

Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes, including an interval

Age guidance: 5+
Please note that all children are required to have a ticket for admittance. Children under 5 will not be admitted.

About New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened.

The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

On performance days, the Box Office opens at noon and closes 15 minutes after the show starts. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before the show begins and close 15 minutes after the show starts.

There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls Foyer, two further bars in the Circle Foyer and an additional one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks.

There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed, please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card members.

See important information about Getting there and Access here