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[Broadway, 2011]
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Panellists Announced For Genesis Conversation: Arts in a Time of Crisis at Bristol Ol Photo Panellists Announced For Genesis Conversation: Arts in a Time of Crisis at Bristol Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

The Genesis Foundation today announced the full list of panellists taking part in the second of their Genesis Conversations, in partnership with Bristol Old Vic at the theatre's historic venue on 15 November.

National Black Theatre to Welcome Little Amal To Harlem Next Week Photo National Black Theatre to Welcome Little Amal To Harlem Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022

National Black Theatre will welcome Little Amal to New York City! Traveling far and wide, the 12-foot puppet will explore The Sounds of Harlem welcomed by the drumming students of the Harlem School of the Arts and The Kotchegna Dance Company at the State Office Building Plaza.

Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts Announces Fall/Winter Programming Photo Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts Announces Fall/Winter Programming
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2022

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced its fall/winter programming, reflective of its artistic vision, featuring a mix of collaborations with constituents across Lincoln Center and a focus on genres historically underrepresented on campus.

LITTLE AMAL WALKS NYC Announces Full 55-Event Schedule Photo LITTLE AMAL WALKS NYC Announces Full 55-Event Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2022

St. Ann’s Warehouse and The Walk Productions with Handspring Puppet Company have announced the full schedule for Little Amal Walks NYC, a staggering 55 unique events welcoming Amal to America.

St. Ann's Warehouse Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring MONSOON WEDDING & More Photo St. Ann's Warehouse Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring MONSOON WEDDING & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Drawing inspiration from concerts that evolved from Brooklyn front porches to its own rooftop balcony and large-scale exhibitions mounted on its exterior facade, St. Ann’s Warehouse will return, merging public art, theater, and activism at a whole new level.

55 Events Comprise NYC Walk By 12-Foot Puppet Of A Syrian Refugee Girl Photo 55 Events Comprise NYC Walk By 12-Foot Puppet Of A Syrian Refugee Girl
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

St. Ann's Warehouse and The Walk Productions with Handspring Puppet Company have announced one of the largest public art works in the city's history.

Good Chance Theatre Will Launch Kite Flying Festival Across the UK to Mark One Year S Photo Good Chance Theatre Will Launch Kite Flying Festival Across the UK to Mark One Year Since The Fall of Afghanistan
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2022

On Saturday 20th August 2022, to mark the one-year since the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, Good Chance Theatre (creators of The Jungle and The Walk with Amal)  will launch Fly With Me, an immersive, multi-city kite flying festival presented by Afghan artists, actors and sportspeople.

Amal, the 12-Foot-Tall Puppet of a Refugee Syrian Girl, is Coming to New York This Fa Photo Amal, the 12-Foot-Tall Puppet of a Refugee Syrian Girl, is Coming to New York This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

St. Ann’s Warehouse and The Walk Productions today announced plans to bring Amal, the internationally celebrated 12-foot-tall puppet of a 10-year-old refugee Syrian girl, to New York City September 14 - October 2.

 Little Amal Visits Birmingham City Centre Next Month Photo Little Amal Visits Birmingham City Centre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Birmingham Rep have announced that they will be producing Little Amal’s first-ever visit to Birmingham city centre on Thu 23 Jun as she journeys through England on her New Steps, New Friends tour to mark World Refugee Week (19-27 Jun).

Bristol Old Vic Welcomes 'Little Amal' To The City Photo Bristol Old Vic Welcomes 'Little Amal' To The City
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

In 2021, Little Amal, the giant puppet of a young Syrian refugee child, captured the world's imagination by walking 8,000 km across Europe to focus our attention on the urgent needs of young refugees. 

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BWW TV: Promo Video of US Tour of WAR HORSE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2013

Producers Bob Boyett and The National Theatre of Great Britain present the Denver engagement of the 2011 Tony Award-winning Best Play, War Horse. The company, comprised of more than 30 performers, includes Andrew Veenstra as Albert Narracott, Brian Keane as Arthur Narracott, Michael Wyatt Cox as Billy Narracott, Todd Cerveris as Ted Narracott, Colorado native Angela Reed as Rose Narracott, Jason Loughlin as Lieutenant James Nicholls, Jason Alan Carvell as Private Schnabel and Colorado native Mat Hostetler as Veterinary Officer Martin. War Horse plays the Buell Theatre tonight, January 8-20. Tickets are on sale now at denvercenter.org or by calling 303.893.4100. BroadwayWorld has a promo video below.

BWW TV: First Look at Andrew Veenstra, Albert Narracott and More in Highlights of WAR HORSE US Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 8, 2013

Producers Bob Boyett and The National Theatre of Great Britain present the Denver engagement of the 2011 Tony Award-winning Best Play, War Horse. The company, comprised of more than 30 performers, includes Andrew Veenstra as Albert Narracott, Brian Keane as Arthur Narracott, Michael Wyatt Cox as Billy Narracott, Todd Cerveris as Ted Narracott, Colorado native Angela Reed as Rose Narracott, Jason Loughlin as Lieutenant James Nicholls, Jason Alan Carvell as Private Schnabel and Colorado native Mat Hostetler as Veterinary Officer Martin. War Horse plays the Buell Theatre tonight, January 8-20. Tickets are on sale now at denvercenter.org or by calling 303.893.4100. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Birmingham Hippodrome Season - PHANTOM, LION KING and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2012

Birmingham Hippodrome has announced details of one of its busiest years ever, with no fewer than three West End blockbusters, a ballet premiere, new opera productions and the return of several popular favourites. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the season in the video below.

STAGE TUBE: WAR HORSE's 'Joey' Visits Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2012

On Saturday, August 4, 2012, Civic Center Members in Des Moines were treated to an exclusive visit from 'Joey,' the star of WAR HORSE. More than 125 were in line at 6 a.m. to take advantage of early purchasing and watched 'Joey' make several appearances to cheering crowds. Watch the videos below!

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Holland Taylor and More at WAR HORSE's LA Opening
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2012

The West Coast premiere of The National Theatre production of War Horse opened on June 29 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Previews began June 14, and performances for the powerful drama will continue through July 29, 2012 before embarking on a national tour that will hit 30 U.S. cities during the 2012-2013 season. Go inside opening night on the star-studded red carpet in the video below!

BWW Reviews: WARHORSE- Beauty In Battle
by Timothy Kuryak - Jul 2, 2012

"War Horse," like any fine stallion, has a award winning pedigree, and has won the trifecta in terms of the mediums in which it's tale has been told. It began as a novel 28 years ago, was staged as a play at the National Theatre in London 5 years ago, and last year received a motion picture adaptation courtesy of Steven Spielberg. On Friday, it finally made its Los Angeles theatre debut, with the premiere of the National Tour at LA's Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of WAR HORSE Tour in LA; Opens Tonight, 6/29!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2012

The West Coast premiere of The National Theatre production of War Horse opens tonight, June 29 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Previews began June 14, and performances for the powerful drama will continue through July 29, 2012 before embarking on a national tour that will hit 30 U.S. cities during the 2012-2013 season. The winner of five 2011 Tony¬ģ Awards, War Horse has been seen by over 2 million people worldwide and is currently playing at New York's Lincoln Center Theater, in London's West End, and at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre. Future productions of War Horse are planned for Australia, Berlin and South Africa, as well as a UK Tour. Want to go behind the scenes of the stunning production? Click below!

STAGE TUBE: Inside WAR HORSE's Handspring Puppet Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2011

WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, with scenic design by Rae Smith, puppet design, fabrication and direction by Adrian Kohler with Basil Jones for Handspring Puppet Company, lighting by Paule Constable, direction of movement and horse movement by Toby Sedgwick, animation & projection design by 59 Productions, music by Adrian Sutton, songs by John Tams, sound design by Christopher Shutt, and musical direction by Greg Pliska. In the video below, go inside the making on the WAR HORSE Puppets at the Handspring Puppet Company.

STAGE TUBE: 'Saturday Night Live' Parodies WAR HORSE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2011

WAR HORSE is the recipient of five 2011 Tony Awards, including Best Play. A Special Tony Award was given to Handspring Puppet Company for their integral work on the production. But what would happen if the puppets were replaced by Jimmy Fallon? Saturday Night Live found out - view the video below!

BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Handspring Puppet Company for WAR HORSE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 21, 2011

The Handspring Puppet Company was the recipient of a 2011 Special Tony Award for their puppetry achievement in War Horse. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge caught up with the Handspring artists following their big moment!