War Horse


Oct. 23 - Nov. 11, 2012
Opera House
Running Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Tickets On Sale: 8/8/2012
Price Range: $25.00 - $175.00

Winner of 5 Tony Awards Including Best Play
 
War Horse is a remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship. England, 1914. As World War One begins, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped from England to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
 
This powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London, New York, and Toronto. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, that bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride.

Performance Timing:  Act I - 66 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Act II - 65 min.

Note: This performance is recommended for ages 10 and up.

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