War Horse Tickets
The emotional and inspiring novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse, gets the full theatrical treatment in this live theatre production. The story not only features a powerful and moving story line that has captured audience’s hearts in the past, but it is perfectly complimented with original music and breathtaking artistry that really bring the story to life. Audiences will enjoy this period piece that is unlike any other theatrical production being done right now as it not only provides a tale of perseverance but a grim and realistic look at war.
The play unfolds at the outbreak of World War I when the story’s central character, a young boy named Albert, is forced to watch his beloved horse Joey be sold to the calvary and shipped to France. Albert is not old enough to enlist in the British Army so he takes off on a mission to save his horse and rescue him from the grips of this brutal war. The play follows the horse Joey after is rider, a Captain in the British Army, is killed and the horse is caught in the grips of war, death and disease and of Albert; desperate to bring his horse home.
The story takes a look at the characters two paralleling stories as well as life in World War I at the time. What is most impressive about this full theatrical production is the portrayal of the real hero of War Horse. The horses are brought to life with the help of South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company who have created moving and breathing full-scale horses that gallop and move with fluidity on stage as they capture the heart of the play.
The National Theatre of Great Britain will be performing live version of War Horse in a 20-city national tour that will take the production to various cities in the United States. The historical piece will have audiences mesmerized as they become completely entranced with this tale of bravery and love in a time of war. Those who were entranced by the book or the major motion picture will love seeing an entirely new take on the tale, while fans new to the story can appreciate this emotional journey live for the very first time.