My Neighbour Totoro
My Neighbour Totoro

My Neighbour Totoro Tickets

Barbican Theatre, London, EC2Y 8DS
From £30.00
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  • The world premiere of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO, adapted for the stage from the classic Japanese feature animation, will open at London’s Barbican for a strictly limited 15-week run from Saturday 8 October 2022!

    The celebrated 1988 animated feature film by Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away) will be brought to the stage by its original composer Joe Hisaishi in a landmark new adaptation by the RSC (Matilda The Musical) written by playwright Tom Morton-Smith (Oppenheimer). The production is supported by Spanish Luxury House LOEWE, the Headline Sponsor of my MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO, whose connection with Studio Ghibli began in 2021 with the creation of a capsule collection inspired by the original animated film.

    Directed by Phelim McDermott with production design by Tom Pye, the production will feature puppetry created by Basil Twist and music from Joe Hisaishi’s iconic score in a new orchestration by Will Stuart, performed live with sound design by Tony Gayle. Artwork for the stage adaptation of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO includes a hand drawn title by Toshio Suzuki, Producer for Studio Ghibli, who was involved in the planning and production of the original animated film.

    Casting for the production to be announced soon.

    Book your MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO theatre tickets today!

    We suggest age 6+, but younger guests are welcome. The show will be quite long (running time TBC), quite loud in parts and possibly scary for some younger children at moments. Children need to occupy their own seats at all times throughout the performance. This production is not suitable for children under 4 years of age (including babes in arms).

  • Barbican Theatre

    Barbican Centre,
    Silk Street,
    London,
    EC2Y 8DS

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