november, 2023

tue21novsat23marMy Neighbour Totoro

My neighbour totoro

Event Details

See animated coming-of-age film My Neighbour Totoro at The Barbican. The magic of sprites, spirts, and even cat buses is explored with puppetry and live music. 

When:  21 November to 23 March

Where: Barbican Theatre

Age:  6+ This production is not suitable for children under 4 years of age, including babes in arms. Younger children and babes in arms are welcome at our relaxed performances only.

Ticket price: From £20

Photo credit: Manuel Harlan RSC, with Nippon TV

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More information from organisers:

Find your spirit with My Neighbour Totoro, as this award-winning production returns for a limited season this autumn.

Winner of five WhatsOnStage Awards and nominated for nine Olivier Awards, this staging of the celebrated 1988 animated feature film is brought to you by the Royal Shakespeare Company and Executive Producer Joe Hisaishi, in collaboration with Improbable and Nippon TV and adapted by Tom Morton-Smith (Oppenheimer). 

My Neighbour Totoro is an enchanting coming-of-age story exploring the magical fantasy world of childhood and the transformative power of imagination, as it follows one extraordinary summer in the lives of sisters Satsuki and Mei.

Please note, the show features puppets, some large scale that will interact in audience space. The show contains themes of an ill parent in hospital. It also features live music and sound effects that will be loud at times.

Running time: approx 2 hrs 40 mins (including interval)

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