Michael Morpurgo News

WAR HORSE Makes South African Premiere, Oct. 22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The global theatre phenomenon, WAR HORSE will be making its South African premiere later this year, beginning with a season at The Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg in October before transferring to the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town in December. WAR HORSE will be presented in South Africa by Pieter Toerien, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) and The National Theatre of Great Britain, in association with Handspring Puppet Company. The production has been seen by over 5 million people worldwide since its opening at the National Theatre in 2007. During its successful run on Broadway, it received five Tony Awards, plus a special Tony Award for Handspring Puppet Company. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Salt Lake City (more...)

WAR HORSE National Tour to Play Bass Concert Hall, 5/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five 2011 Tony Awards including Best Play, will make its premiere in Austin beginning May 6. (more...)

Omaha Premiere of WAR HORSE Hosts Family Night With Specially Priced Tickets Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Tonight, April 8, Omaha premiere of the National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five Tony Awards®, including best play, will feature a Family Night with specially priced tickets. Omaha Performing Arts will offer a limited number of tickets at 50% off for this Broadway touring production to introduce this'landmark theatrical event' to Omaha area young people. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Omaha (more...)

BWW Reviews: WARHORSE Prances Onto the Stage of the Music Hall in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Apr 02, 2014

With the smooth style and graceful stride of a thoroughbred, Warhorse pranced onto the stage of the Music Hall in Kansas City on Tuesday April 1. From the Broadway Across America series Warhorse is based on a book by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, and in association with Handspring Puppet Company. (more...)

Keith Barron, Gwen Taylor and Neil Stacy to Reunite in LAST OF THE DUTY FREE at Theatre Royal Glasgow, July 7-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Last of the Duty Free by Eric Chappell will reunite Keith Barron, Gwen Taylor and Neil Stacy to play-out the next hilarious installment in a series which regularly topped the UK audience ratings. Have your sombrero ready for a brand new UK tour, at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Monday 7 until Saturday 12 July. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Omaha (more...)

BWW Review: WAR HORSE Takes Memphis Orpheum by Storm
by Caroline Sposto - Mar 28, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE opened at The Memphis Orpheum on March 25th. The story is based on Michael Morpurgo's 1982 novel of the same name. The play premiered in London in 2007, opened on Broadway in 2011, and embarked on a National Tour in 2012. It is also the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's feature film. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Cast of National Theatre's WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed stage production of War Horse recently extended booking at the New London Theatre to 14 February 2015.Now celebrating its seventh year on the London stage, Nick Stafford's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's book continues to play to sell-out houses in the West End. War Horse, which has now been seen by over 5 million people worldwide, was broadcast live for the first time in February this year part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Host NTL Screening of WAR HORSE, 4/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (Marla Price, Director) announces that The National Theatre's multi-award-winning production of War Horse, seen by over 4 million people worldwide since its premiere at the National Theatre in 2007, will be broadcast from its home at the New London Theatre in the West End on Wednesday & Thursday, April 2 & 3 at 2PM & 7PM, 2014 at the Modern Art Museum as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

BBC Announces New Programming in Arts & Music; Nicholas Hytner Appointed to Executive Board
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC's outlets; and stronger leadership for the arts. (more...)

WAR HORSE Rides into Memphis' Orpheum Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five 2011 Tony Awards including Best Play, will make its premiere in Memphis, TN at the Orpheum Theatre beginning tonight, March 25. Tickets are on sale now and available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Memphis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Omaha Premiere of WAR HORSE to Host Family Night With Specially Priced Tickets, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Tuesday, April 8, Omaha premiere of the National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five Tony Awards®, including best play, will feature a Family Night with specially priced tickets. Omaha Performing Arts will offer a limited number of tickets at 50% off for this Broadway touring production to introduce this"landmark theatrical event" to Omaha area young people. (more...)

Tickets to WAR HORSE at Saenger Theatre On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five 2011 Tony®Awards including Best Play, will make its premiere in New Orleans at the Saenger Theatre beginning May 13 - 18, 2014. Tickets start at $26 and will go on sale today, March 21 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Saenger Theatre Box Office, BroadwayInNewOrleans.com and all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (800) 982-2787. Group sales are offered for groups of 10 or more and are available by calling (504) 287-0372. (more...)

WAR HORSE to Play Andrew Jackson Hall, 6/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five 2011 Tony Awards including Best Play, will make its Nashville premiere at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall beginning June 3-8. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Birmingham (more...)

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