©Tsukasa Aoki
©Robbie Jack

Directed by

Simon McBurney

Design

Michael Levine

Sound

Christopher Shutt

Lighting

Paul Anderson

Projection

Ruppert Bohle & Anne O'Connor

Costume

Christina Cunningham

Performed by

Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Atsuko Takaizumi, Yuko Miyamoto, Keitoku Takata, Ryoko Tateishi, Kentaro Mizuki, Yasuyo Mochizuki

Taken from Haruki Murakami's collection of short stories of the same name, The Elephant Vanishes reveals a strange and beautiful world lurking just beneath the surface of Tokyo's bright bustle.   

The Elephant Vanishes was performed in Japanese by an all-Japanese cast.

Tour

2004

Revival - Tokyo, New York, London, Paris, Ann Arbor

2003

Tokyo, Osaka, London

Awards

2004

Kinokuniya Theatre Award for Best Actress (Ryoko Tateishi)

2003

Evening Standard Theatre Award Nomination for Best Director (Simon McBurney)