Gliding through the air, plummeting from the ceiling, parading through the audience… and that’s just within the first few minutes!  Navy Pier, in conjunction with International Special Attractions, Ltd., presents the world premiere production of Cirque Shangai Extreme. About two dozen performers join fMotorcycle on a High Wire; Cirque Shanghai Extreme plays the Navy Pier Pepsi Skyline Stage through Sept. 5, 2011 (Labor Day). Photo credit: Sean Williams.orces to create a vibrant spectacle.  They begin and end the show with a dazzling procession clad in shiny oriental style costumes.  In between, they defy gravity, logic and death in stunts that mystify.  Special delivery from China, Cirque Shanghai Extreme amazes with flashy, mega extraordinary feats.

Check out the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat AND LISTEN to Audio Podcast at ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of July 8th Facilitated by Joshua Volkers with Katy Walsh.

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