A Monster Calls (Japan)

Parco in association with Jonathan Church Theatre Productions and Global Creatures present the Old Vic production of

A Monster Calls (Japan)

Adapted from the novel by Patrick Ness

Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd

Adapted by Sally Cookson and Adam Peck and Original Company

Directed by Sally Cookson

Playing at Parco Theatre in Tokyo, Japan from 10 February to 3 March 2024 and the Cool Japan Park Osaka WW Hall in Osaka from 8 March to 17 March 2024.

Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved. But now his mum is sick and not getting any better. His grandmother won’t stop interfering and the kids at school won’t look him in the eye.

Then, one night, Conor is woken by something at his window. A monster has come walking. It’s come to tell Conor tales from when it walked before. And when it’s finished, Conor must tell his own story and face his deepest fears.

From the critically acclaimed bestseller, A Monster Calls offers a dazzling insight into love, life and healing.