Conveniently located near the Embassy District, the Poly Theatre is your best bet for English-language performances – it recently hosted the touring company of the Broadway hit Mamma Mia! Beijing’s elite dress to the nines and grace this venue with their presence for ballet, modern dance, orchestral performances and Chinese-language drama. The theatre has a 1,500 person capacity and has all of the state-of-the-art A/V equipment any show could need. The Poly Theatre is also a favorite venue of the China Philharmonic, conducted by internationally acclaimed Music Director, Yu Long, who is credited with expanding the orchestral music scene in the capital and oversees with the Beijing Music Festival. There is also a late-night bar and coffee shop for post-theatre aperitifs.