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The Pianist

  • Theater / Dance ,
  • Kids / Youth ,
  • Performance

Physical comedy piece The Pianist was created by Finnish circus troupe Circo Aereo in collaboration with New Zealand entertainer Thomas Monckton.

Onstage is a single piano. The room is full of expectant audience members. Hoping to win them over, the concert pianist makes a dashing appearance and proceeds to give a virtuoso performance — or at least that was the idea. What transpires next is a series of unforeseen and bizarre developments, as the pianist is beset by an assortment of calamities, and his audience laughs in all the wrong places. The questions is, will he be able to perform as planned?
“The Pianist”, an instant smash that has already been performed in over thirty countries, comes to Japan for the first time as part of the upcoming TACT/FESTIVAL 2017. Monckton uses a range of acrobatic circus techniques to utterly transform the simple stage setting of one piano and a chandelier into a limitless comedic universe in seconds. Not to be missed!

Producer: Aurora Nova
Sound design by Tuomas Norvio
Light design by Juho Rahijärvi
Costume design by Kati Mantere


Courtenay Stevens


Adult 2,000 yen
Child(Elementary-High school students) 1,000 yen
Pre-school-aged child 500 yen

・Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Box Office
TEL:0570-010-296(10:00-19:00, except on closing days / only in Japanese / domestic calls only)


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Box Office
TEL: 0570-010-296


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Theatre East



Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported by
Toshima City, Embassy of Finland