September 22, 2023

On Sale Dates Announced for SPIRITED AWAY at the London Coliseum


TOHO Co., Ltd. and PW Productions Ltd. are delighted to announce the priority and general on sale dates for the European premiere of the stage adaptation of SPIRITED AWAY, which opens at the London Coliseum on 30 April 2024 where it will play until 20 July 2024. A 48-hour priority booking period will begin for those who have signed up at from 10.00am on Tuesday 5 September 2023, followed by a general on sale from Thursday 7 September 2023 at 10.00am with tickets available from £30.

Studio Ghibli’s SPIRITED AWAY, created by legendary animator and director Hayao Miyazaki, has been re-imagined for the stage by Toho Theatrical Department and Olivier and Tony Award-winning director John Caird (Les Misérables). Following a sell-out tour of Japan in 2022, the original Japanese cast including Kanna Hashimoto and Mone Kamishiraishi, who play Chihiro, will perform this spectacular production for a strictly limited London season. The production will be presented in the original Japanese, with English captions. Miyazaki’s masterpiece is brought beautifully to life with a live orchestra playing the magnificent film score by Joe Hisaishi arranged by Brad Haak (Mary Poppins), dazzling set design by Jon Bausor (Bat Out of Hell), wildly imaginative puppets designed by Toby Olié (Pinocchio: National Theatre), choreography by Shigehiro Ide (NODA MAP Series), and lavish costumes by Sachiko Nakahara.



Based on “SPIRITED AWAY” directed by:Hayao Miyazaki

Adapted by:John Caird

Co-adapted by:Maoko Imai

Original Score by:Joe Hisaishi

Musical Supervision, Orchestrations and Arrangements by:Brad Haak

Associate Music Supervision, Orchestrations and Ableton Programming by:Conor Keelan

Set Designer:Jon Bausor

Puppetry Design and Direction:Toby Olié

Choreographer/Staging:Shigehiro Ide

Lighting Designer:Jiro Katsushiba

Sound Designer:Koichi Yamamoto

Costume Designer:Sachiko Nakahara

Hair and Make Up Designer:Hiroaki Miyauchi

Projection Designer:Satoshi Kuriyama

Stage Manager:Takashi Hojo

Assistant to the Director:Maoko Imai

Associate Director:Makoto Nagai

Co-Producer : Iain Gillie

Producer:Haruka Ogi

Directed by:John Caird

In Association With:Studio Ghibli

Co-produced with : PW Productions Ltd

Presented by:Toho Co., Ltd.

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