Following its spectacular success in the West End in 2022, My Neighbour Totoro is making a highly anticipated return to London's Barbican for a strictly limited 18-week run starting from 21 November 2023. My Neighbour Totoro has received five WhatsOnStage Awards and an astounding nine Olivier Award nominations. It is widely recognized as a mesmerizing, contemporary masterpiece that showcases theatre in its most enchanting manifestation. So, make haste and book My Neighbour Totoro London tickets now whilst availability lasts. The music for My Neighbour Totoro in London will be performed live with Tony Gayle's sound design.
This groundbreaking new adaptation comes from the Royal Shakespeare Company, which brought to you the hit Matilda the Musical, along with Joe Hisaishi, the film’s original composer. Tom Morton-Smith (Oppenheimer) is the playwright and the show is directed by Phelim McDermott, who has also won two Olivier Awards. Tom Pye provided production design, while Kimie Nakano and Jessica Hung Han Yun are in charge of costume design and lighting design, respectively. Featuring puppetry from Basil Twist, music from Joe Hisaishi’s classic original musical score, and new orchestration by Will Stuart, you really cannot miss out on this show.
This coming-of-age magical tale has enthralled movie fans for decades, and it comes to life on the stage in a highly anticipated comeback. The play celebrates and explores the wonder of childhood's fantasy realm as well as the amazing power of imagination to alter our lives. My Neighbour Totoro is the tale of Satsuki and Mei and one unforgettable summer in the lives of the sisters. The two sisters along with their father move to the countryside to be closer to their mother who is recovering from an illness at a rural hospital.
The children have a great time discovering their new home. Mei comes upon mystical creatures while exploring, as well as a legendary forest guardian who she names Totoro. Satsuki takes time to believe her sister, but before long, they are swept up in thrilling new adventures together with their new neighbours. Pre-book your My Neighbour Totoro London tickets and grab the best seats to witness this enchanting tale's premiere.
Playwright: Tom Morton-Smith
Direction: Phelim McDermott
Composer: Joe Hisaishi
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Booking Period: From 21 November 2023 to 24 March 2024
The Barbican Centre is a renowned performance arts space in the Barbican Estate of London, from which it gets its name. The building is the largest performance arts venue in the whole of Europe. The theatre has a total of 1158 seats with the Stalls having 687 seats, 137 in the Gallery section, 139 in the Upper Circle, and 195 seats in the Circle. The theatre is well-known for hosting a wide range of shows, including theatre and art exhibitions, film screenings, and contemporary and classical concerts. A conservatory, a few restaurants, and a library are all located on the premises.
Seating Capacity: 1943
Address: Barbican, Silk Street, London
Tube: The nearest tube stations are Barbican, St Paul's and Moorgate
Train: The closest train stations are Liverpool Street, Farringdon, and Blackfriars
Bus: Buses servicing the area include 153, 4, 56
Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Restrooms
Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Accessible Parking
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Barbican Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
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My Neighbour Totoro opens on 21 November 2023 at Barbican Theatre.
My Neighbour Totoro is suitable for ages 6 and above, but younger guests are welcome. This production is not suitable for children under 4 years of age (including babes in arms).
My Neighbour Totoro is playing at Barbican Theatre in London and opens on 21 November 2023.
The running time of My Neighbour Totoro is to be confirmed.
My Neighbour Totoro is a magical new play based on the hit Studio Ghibli film of the same name. The play tells the story of two sisters and explores the wonder of childhood's fantasy realm as well as the amazing power of imagination through the little girls.
The main stars of My Neighbour Totoro are to be confirmed.
There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.
No, outside food is not allowed while attending My Neighbour Totoro. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.
Barbican Theatre has multiple facilities including bar, cloakroom, and toilets available for the audiences during My Neighbour Totoro.
Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.
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