Back To The Future The Musical to run in Japan

The hit West End and Broadway production of Back To The Future The Musical is off to Japan.

The show will play the JR East Shiki Theater in Takeshiba, Tokyo from April 2025.

Back to the Future The Musical will be staged by the Shiki Theater Company, with the news announced at a press conference today, 24 January 2024, in Tokyo by director John Rand, lead producer Colin Ingram, and Shiki Theater Company President Tomoki Yoshida.

Tickets will go on sale in December 2024, and casting is to be announced.

The original West End production of the show, which won the 2022 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, continues to pack in audiences at the Adelphi Theatre in London, starring Cory English as ‘Doctor Emmett Brown’ and Ben Joyce as ‘Marty McFly’.

The cast also includes Oliver Nicholas as ‘George McFly’, Sophie Naglik as ‘Jennifer Parker’, Sarah Goggin (Sister Act, Aladdin, Bad Girls) as ‘Lorraine Baines’, alongside Jay Perry as ‘Goldie Wilson’, Jordan Pearson as ‘Biff Tannen’, Lee Ormsby as ‘Strickland’, Rhodri Watkins as ‘Dave McFly’, Patricia Wilkins as ‘Linda McFly’, Elliott Evans as Alternate ‘Marty McFly’ and Stephen Leask as Alternate ‘Doctor Emmett Brown’.

The show is also running on Broadway, at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Roger Bart as Doc Brown, and Casey Likes as Marty McFly.

Back to the Future The Musical is based on the much-loved 1980s movie starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Musically, it features the songs from the movie including The Power Of Love by Huey Lewis and The News, Johnny B. Goode, Earth Angel and Mr Sandman, plus original songs by Ghost composer Glen Ballard and the movie’s original composer Alan Silvestri.

Back to the Future in London is now booking to 22 December 2024.

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UPDATE: This post previously stated Back To The Future was booking to 21 July 2024. It was amended on 25 January 2024 to state the show is now booking to 22 December 2024.

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