Spirited Away Tickets
Spirited Away Information
Discover the imaginative world of Studio Ghibli and see the stage adaptation of Spirited Away at the London Coliseum. Book tickets for Spirited Away on London Theatre today.
Join ten-year-old Chihiro as she accidentally becomes trapped in a spirit world governed by the formidable sorceress Yubaba, who transforms her parents into pigs. To rescue them and return home, she must work in a bathhouse, meeting unusual creatures and discovering her inner strength along the way.
After a highly successful sold-out tour in Japan,* Spirited Away* will transfer to London with the original Japanese cast taking the stage. Kanna Hashimoto and Mone Kamishiraishi will alternate in the role of Chihiro.
John Caird (Les Miserables) will direct the stage adaptation, based on the Academy Award-winning 2001 film, in collaboration with Maoko Imai.
The show's production will incorporate English captions, a live orchestra performing Joe Hisaishi's score (arranged by Brad Haak), and creative elements such as set design by Jon Bausor, imaginative puppets by Toby Olié, choreography by Shigehiro Ide, and costumes by Sachiko Nakahara.
Spirited Away is the second stage adaptation of a Studio Ghibli movie, with My Neighbour Totoro debuting at the Barbican Centre in 2022. Due to popular demand, My Neighbour Totoro will return to the Barbican Centre in 2023 after smashing box office records in its original run.
What is Studio Ghibli?
Studio Ghibli is a renowned Japanese animation studio known for its critically acclaimed animated films. Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki founded Studio Ghibli in 1985.
Studio Ghibli, renowned for its critically acclaimed animated movies, is the studio behind works such as My Neighbour Totoro and Ponyo. Read our guide to Studio Ghibli on stage.
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Cast and creative
By: John Caird and Maoko Imai, adapted from the film and original story by Hayao Miyazaki
Director: John Caird
Choreography: Shigehiro Ide
Cast list: Kanna Hashimoto and Mone Kamishiraishi (as Chihiro)
Design: Jon Bausor
Costumes: Sachiko Nakahara
Lighting: Jiro Katsushiba
Sound: Koichi Yamamoto
Other info: Original score by Joe Hisaishi; music supervision, orchestrations, and arrangements b Brad Haak; puppetry design and direction by Toby Olié; hair and makeup design by Hiroaki Miyauchi; projection design by Satoshi Kuriyama