Just after the successful conclusion of 2016 with amazing fireworks display in Macau, Macau is now gearing towards 2017 as the center of entertainment in Asia. Last year, locals and tourists were treated with world-class performances from world renowned talents who set Macau’s stage on fire. Entertainment venues like, Cotai Arena and Venetian Theatre in Venetian Hotel, Parisian Theatre, Broadway Theatre and Macau Cultural Center, to name a few, had been filled with satisfied spectators to the rafters that witness amazing shows all throughout the year.
This year, Macau promises to provide the same or better shows imported from different stages all over the world. All year round, Macau tourists will have something worthy to watch. Something that will make their experience in Macau memorable. This article will be updated with upcoming shows that will sure to delight everyone who wishes to come.
For musical theatre afficionados, this is something to watch out for. This is a spectacular musical show that features three former male lead actors of the acclaimed musical show, The Phantom of the Opera.
Date: February 28 to March 26, 2017
Venue: Parisian Theatre, Parisian Macao
Showtime: Tuesday to Friday 8pm, Saturday 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday 2pm and 6pm
Ticket Price: MOP180 to MOP480
Ticket Information: https://www.cotaiticketing.com/VCLTicketing/eventDetail.do?eventCode=phantoms2017&lang=en_US
Monkey King – China Show
One of the most popular fantasy stage plays in China is coming to Macau. The show is based on Chinese legend and has embodied Chinese folklore tradition.
Date: January 31, 2017 – February/March (tentative)
Venue: Sands Cotai Central Theatre, SCC, Taipa
Showtime: Daily, 7:30pm
Ticket Price: MOP420 to MOP1580
Online Ticket: https://www.cotaiticketing.com/VCLTicketing/eventDetail.do?eventCode=mk2017a
BJORN Again – The Ultimate ABBA Experience
ABBA music will be brought to life by amazing world class performers that set to bring nostalgia to everyone. If you are a fan of ABBA, then, this show is not to be missed.
Date: May 12-13, 2017
Venue: Venetian Theatre, Venetian Resorts Hotel
Ticket Price: MOP180 to MOP 480
Ticket Information: https://www.cotaiticketing.com/VCLTicketing/eventDetail.do?eventCode=bjorn2017&lang=en_US
Riverdance – 20th Anniversary World Tour
The phenomenal Irish dance and music show is set to kick off the year of the rooster in the Las Vegas of Asia and guarantees to excites fans from this side of the globe. This international show all the way from Ireland and has seen by more than 20 million people all around the world will give Macau a limited and once in a lifetime entertainment experience.
Date: January 24, 2017 to February 5, 2017
Venue: The Venetian Theatre, Venetian Resort Hotel, Cotai Strip
Showtime: Tuesday-Friday 8pm, Saturday 2pm and 8pm and Sunday 2pm & 6pm
Ticket Price: VIP Reserve: MOP888, A Reserve: MOP688, B Reserve: MOP488, C Reserve: MOP288
Hong Kong Ballet – “The Nutcracker”
A 2-hour ballet show of exemplary and outstanding showcase of talents from Asia’s Premier Ballet group is coming to Macau for three days. Three nights that will dazzle not only arts fanatics but all spectators. Fresh from a successful run in Hong Kong last December, they wouldn’t let its neighboring city, Macau, miss this extravagant and excellent show.
Date: January 13-15, 2017
Venue: Macao Cultural Centre
Time: 3pm and 730pm
Price: MOP150 to MOP300
Parade – Celebration of the Year of the Rooster
A Chinese New Year tradition in Macau that features colorful and creative floats parading across the city will sure to amaze tourists and locals alike. The extravagant floats will depict Macau and Chinese tradition and will be finished with a spectacular fireworks display.
Date and Time: January 30, 2017 – 8pm to 10pm
Routes: Macau Science Center to Sai Van Lake Square
Date and Time: February 4, 2017 – 8pm to 930pm
Routes: Rua de Norte do Patane to Iao Hon Market Park
Fireworks Display: January 30, 2017 – 945pm
Venue: Macau Tower Seafront
Amazing Snow in Asia
From the largest resort hotel in Macau, Venetian Macau, that housed the famous “Ice World”, comes the most anticipated activity not only in Macau but in the whole Asia, the “Amazing Snow in Asia.” Ice World has taken into a higher level by producing a natural snow that will sure to excite all visitors coming.
Date: January 31 to February 14, 2017
Time: 11am to 10pm
Venue: The Venetian Macao – Cotai Expo Hall E
Price: MOP120, MOP180, and MOP999
Legends in Concert at Parisian Macao
Disclaimer: Photos are not owned by the author and were grabbed from hotels’ official websites. Credits to them.
For some shows and activities in Macau, here are links for further readings:
Must-See Shows in Macau: http://youngofw.com/2016/04/02/must-see-shows-in-macau/
Things to Do in Macau: http://youngofw.com/2015/09/11/top-10-things-you-should-do-in-macau/
Top Things to do in Macau with Kids: http://youngofw.com/2015/10/08/top-things-to-do-in-macau-with-kids/