War Horse

Theatre
Running Time
2 hours and 40 minutes
Schedule
Mondays: 7:30pm
Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Wednesdays: 7:30pm
Thursdays: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Fridays: 7:30pm
Saturdays: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Price
&poubd16.25-£65.00
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War Horse is a thrilling and spectacular production based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo.
The First World War is the backdrop for this tale of bravery, loyalty, and the extraordinary bond between a young recruit and his horse.
Actors, working with astonishing life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company, take audiences on an unforgettable journey through history.
War Horse is suitable for ages 10yrs+
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WAR HORSE to Offer Relaxed Performance, 20 September
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2014

On Saturday 20 September 2014 at 2pm the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed award-winning stage production of Michael Morpurgo's War Horse will hold a relaxed performance at the New London Theatre in association with The National Autistic Society (NAS), the UK's leading charity for people with autism and their families. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Horsing Around with WARHORSE
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - June 12, 2014

A great poet named Robert Frost once said, 'poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.' WarHorse, in much the same way, is a play that found its words in moments full of 'naysaying' and silence. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WAR HORSE is Spectacular
by David Clarke - May 28, 2014

On the heels of Memorial Day, Broadway Across America - Houston is presenting the First US National Tour of the acclaimed play War Horse. The visually spectacular production first premiered on London's Off-West End in the Olivier Theatre at the National Theatre. It transferred to the West End's New London Theatre, where it is still running. It enjoyed Broadway success at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at New York City's Lincoln Center. It has since been produced in Canada, Australia, and Germany. After seeing this tour, it is no surprise that everywhere the play goes, it leaves tear-soaked audiences speechless and amazed. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WAR HORSE Weaves a Spell of Sublime Storytelling in Austin
by Michelle Hache - May 8, 2014

Based on the best-selling 1982 novel by Michael Morpurgo and set in both rural Devon, England and war-torn France during World War I, War Horse is truly a perfect marriage of art, music, choreography and storytelling. (more...)

National Theatre Lets WAR HORSE Musicians Go; Opts for Pre-Recorded Soundtrack
by Hilary Kelly - April 9, 2014

The National Theatre has terminated the contracts of five musicians who, until recently, provided live accompaniment for the West End production of War Horse, according to The Stage. (more...)

The BWW Q&A: Jack Loxton of WAR HORSE!
by Carrie Dunn - April 1, 2014

We talk to the actor now playing Albert in War Horse about taking on the role, why he always wanted to work with the National Theatre, his most annoying traits, and whether he's a cat or dog person... (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Cast of National Theatre's WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - March 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...)

WAR HORSE Now Seen by 5 Million Audience Members Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic War Horse, winner of five 2011 Tony Awards including Best Play, this week achieved the extraordinary milestone of welcoming its 5 millionth audience member worldwide. Additionally, the North American tour of War Horse, which debuted in June 2012 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, is now the highest grossing and most attended play ever to tour the US and Canada. Currently playing at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando, FL, the tour will next move to Miami, FL for an engagement at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. A full tour route is below. The tour continues through August 2014. (more...)

National Theatre's Original Stage Production of WAR HORSE Heads to U.S. Theaters Today
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2014

Fathom Events, National Theatre Live (NT Live) and BY Experience have come together again to broadcast the National Theatre's original stage production of 'War Horse,' pre-recorded live from London's West End, for only one night in cinemas across the country tonight, Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m. local time. Based on Michael Morpurgo's novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, 'War Horse' takes audiences on a journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of France during World War I. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to life on stage. (more...)

National Theatre Live Broadcast of WAR HORSE to Screen at NYC's Ziegfeld Theatre, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

Fathom Events, National Theatre Live (NT Live) and BY Experience have come together again to broadcast the National Theatre's original stage production of 'War Horse,' pre-recorded live from London's West End, for only one night in cinemas across the country on Thursday, February 27. For the first time ever, a broadcast from National Theatre Live will be shown at New York City's legendary Ziegfeld Theatre (141 West 54th Street) on February 27th at 7:00 p.m. The broadcast can also be seen in New York at Cinema 123 (1001 3rd Avenue) with encore dates/times to follow. (more...)

Photo Flash: WAR HORSE Equine Star Joey Celebrates 2,000 Performances in the West End
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2014

On 21 January 2014, The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed award-winning stage production of War Horse celebrates its 2000th West End performance. The celebrations began with Joey, the equine star of War Horse, visiting the iconic London landmark, the EDF Energy London Eye, where he enjoyed views across the capital, including the National Theatre where he made his first appearance back in October 2007. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

West End's WAR HORSE Extends Through 14 Feb, 2015
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2014

Monday 27 January 2014 the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed award-winning stage production of War Horse will release 130,000 new tickets for sale for the West End production taking booking at the New London Theatre to 14 February 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joey, Star of WAR HORSE, Visits CORONATION STREET Set
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2013

Joey, star of the National Theatre's production War Horse, trotted onto the Coronation Street cobbles during his recent trip to the city to celebrate Manchester Tourism Awards. He was joined outside the Rovers Return by Coronation Street stars Helen Worth, who plays Gail McIntyre and Julie Hesmondhalgh, who plays Hayley Cropper. Check out photos from the visit below! (more...)

Photo Flash: WAR HORSE at New London Theatre
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2013

The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed stage production of War Horse received its world premiere at the National Theatre in October 2007, and has now been seen by over 4 million people worldwide. Now celebrating its sixth year on the London stage and recently extending booking until October 2014, Nick Stafford's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's book continues to play to sell-out houses at the New London Theatre in the West End. Having won multiple awards internationally, War Horse is directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris and designed by Rae Smith, with puppet direction, design and fabrication by Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler for Handspring Puppet Company, lighting by Paule Constable, and movement and horse choreography by Toby Sedgwick, with video design by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer, songmaker John Tams, music by Adrian Sutton and sound by Christopher Shutt. Check out the photos below! (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast West End's WAR HORSE, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2013

National Theatre Live will broadcast War Horse live from London's West End to cinemas around the world on February 27, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Joey the WAR HORSE Visits WEST END LIVE 2013!
by Stage Tube - June 23, 2013

The annual festival West End LIVE - organised by Westminster City Council and the Society of London Theatre, in association with MasterCard - returned to Trafalgar Square yesterday, 22nd June and continues today, 23rd June 2013, for a weekend of free entertainment from some of London's top theatre productions and performers. Get up close and personal with War Horse's Joey in the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Gary Barlow Meets WAR HORSE's Joey
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2013

Gary Barlow met Joey the Horse on stage at the New London Theatre in the West End, after seeing a performance of War Horse on Tuesday 11th June. Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Award-Winning WAR HORSE Dazzles Audiences in Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - June 6, 2013

The touring production of War Horse, now at the Providence Performing Arts Center, is a visual delight and a masterwork of theatrical craftsmanship. (more...)

Photo Flash: WAR HORSE's Joey Visits Wembley for UEFA Champions League Final
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Joey, the life-size puppet horse from the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of War Horse yesterday, Saturday 25 May 2013, made a special appearance at Wembley at the opening ceremony of the UEFA Champions League Final. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Production Shots of National Theatre's WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2013

The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed stage production of War Horse recently extended booking at the New London Theatre to 15 February 2014. Now celebrating its sixth 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 1.6 million people in London and by over 3 million people worldwide, received its world premiere at the National Theatre in October 2007. BroadwayWorld has a first look at new production shots below. (more...)

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