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    Spirited Away Tickets

    Delight in the magic of live theatre as the enchanting stage adaptation of Studio Ghibli’s genre-defining film transfers to the West End.

    Spirited Away Tickets On Sale Soon

    Discover the incredible world of Studio Ghibli on stage as the transcendent Spirited Away works its magic at the London Coliseum next year. The original Japanese cast brings their extraordinary, smash-hit production to the UK following a world premiere at Tokyo’s Imperial Theatre in 2022, and it promises to be an unforgettable theatrical experience. Gorgeous puppetry, stunning sets and Joe Hisaishi’s incredible score performed live make this European premiere an unmissable event.

    About Spirited Away

    Studio Ghibli’s Academy Award-winning film is the enchanting story of ten-year-old Chihiro, who stumbles into an incredible world of spirits ruled over by the sorceress Yubaba. Her parents are transformed into pigs and she ends up working in a magical bathhouse, but this little girl isn’t going to give up. She must use her wits and bravery to survive in her bewildering new environment, free her parents from the enchantment and return home.

    Spirited Away is one of Studio Ghibli’s most famous and beloved films. It was the first - and to date, only - hand-drawn, non-English language film to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and has been watched by millions of fans of all ages across the world. With characters inspired by Japanese folklore, distinctive imagery and a wild, whimsical and layered soundtrack, Spirited Away is one of the most unique coming-of-age stories you will ever watch, and onstage it flourishes thanks to stunning puppetry and the magic of live performance.

    Spirited Away: From Screen to Stage

    The Spirited Away stage adaptation premiered at Tokyo’s Imperial Theatre in 2022, adapted and directed by Olivier and Tony Award winner John Caird and co-adapted by Maoko Imai. Caird is best-known as the director of epic West End musical Les Misérables and has brought his eye for the epic and exhilarating to this brand-new project.

    The characters are brought to life with a combination of actors and breathtaking puppets, courtesy of puppet director Toby Olié. His creations, and the entire show’s astounding vision, takes imagination to the next level, and fans of the film can thrill in hearing the magnificent score performed by a live orchestra.

    The Japanese production’s cast and creative team all transfer to the West End to present the European premiere of Spirited Away.

    Don’t Miss Tickets for Spirited Away at London Coliseum

    Hayao Miyazaki’s incredible story has never been as magical as it is in this magnificent stage adaptation, and UK audiences now have the chance to delight in its whimsy, warmth and unique charm. Don’t miss out on being Spirited Away for a strictly limited season in summer 2024.

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    Performance dates:
    12 Apr 2024 - 06 Jul 2024
    Age recommendation:
    Audience Notes:
    Please note that dates are to be confirmed for this production and therefore indicative.

    Spirited Away is performed in Japanese with surtitles.
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