War Horse Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (4.2 Stars)

Number of reviews: 15



5.0 star rating Georgia from Lewisville, TX


Go to KERA TV Making War Horse and click on OFFICIAL WEBSITE for a glimpse of the life-sized horse puppet in action, held up by three people. If you saw the June 2012 KERA-TV production re The Making of War Horse then you KNOW that this performance is an absolute must-see event.

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5.0 star rating Anonymous from Anytown, AT 55555


We had the opportunity to see War Horse in London 2 years ago and my husband and I were both spellbound! The horses are alive after the first few scenes...it's a tragic yet amazing, uplifting play that will keep you talking for days!

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5.0 star rating Tom O. from Los Angeles


I'm only rating the show FIVE STARS because the scale doesn't allow for more. This is one of the most visceral, heart wrenching yet ultimately joyous evenings you are ever apt to spend in a theater. And the horses are pure magic: within seconds of their appearance onstage, they are real.

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5.0 star rating Vincent P. from Providence, Rhode Island


Warhorse is magic. A wonderful story which is so masterfully and innovatively portrayed. The puppet horses are real in appearance and as characters. The puppeteers do a most amazing job as you see them but they vanish, userped by the acting and movement they instill in these puppets. The human actors, the singers and the entire cast are wonderful. The production was unique, fascinating and so successful in bringing this book and movie to life on stage. It delivers an evening of pure entertainment on so many levels and provided one of the most enjoyable nights ever here at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Thanks to all who put this show together.

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4.0 star rating Anonymous from Vancouver, British Columbia


Went to see War Horse last night at the Queen E. The handspring puppets were magical! I am still marveling at what they accomplished which was make the audience believe a 1000 lbs. horse is alive on the theater stage. Disappointing were the casting of some of the characters, particularly that of the young French girl.......what were the directors thinking when they cast a girl of obvious Chinese descent. Yes, she was a very good actress but that did not take away from the fact that she is supposed to be a french girl living in the countryside during WW1! This aside, the play was very good.

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5.0 star rating Janet Jacobsen from Vancouver Island, BC


Saw this production in Toronto and was thoroughly blown away. I had seen the movie twice, and the theatre production was so realistic and the puppetry so professional, one forgot very quickly that this was a play. I would see again in a minute.

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5.0 star rating Ian from Amherstburg, Ontario


The film was pretty good but if you haven't seen the stage production of Warhorse, you haven't seen the real thing. I defy anybody to watch this stunning show and not be amazed by the skill and total believability of the puppeteers - truly superb recreations of magnificent animals. Catch the show at the Fisher before it moves on - you won't regret it.

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