The Shenzhen Poly Theater is located in the commercial and cultural center of Nanshan District in Shenzhen. Adjacent to Hong Kong, it enjoys a good geographical location. It has a unique architecture, which is like “a water drop to be blown off by the wind.” Since its operation on December 31, 2007, the theater has more than 180 performances each year, and rolled out top domestic and international art and cultural performing events, thus making a significant contribution to the prosperity of the cultural market of Shenzhen.
The theater has a 15,000 square-meter architecture. It has a total of 1,551 seats in its auditoriums, 15 dressing rooms, a VIP room and a multi-purpose hall.
There is a 15-meter long, 45-meter wide curtain of stainless metal hanging outside the entrances across the the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors, which serves as a giant billboard of plays. That is now the largest such billboard of printing advertising in China. The entire front hall and the exterior of the theater is made of glass walls, presenting an open and wide view. That, combined with decoration of some artworks, helps make an elegant and modern space for art.
Since its operation in 2008, the Shenzhen Poly Theater has continuously staged best plays. It received well-known domestic and foreign performance groups such as the Russian Ballet Theatre, the British TNT Theatre, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. It saw the performances of classic plays such as British original musicals Cats, Ghost and The Bodyguard, Broadway musicals including Legally Blonde, Sister Act, The Concert of Jose Carreras, and Russian classic ballets Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker. The service of the theater has been widely appreciated and praised by famous artists at home and abroad, including the world’s top soprano singer Angela Gheorghiu, tenor Jose Carreras, dancer Yang Liping, conductor Yu Long, pianists Fu Cong and Li Yundi and director Lai Shengchuan.