Bushnell Theatre, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

Why See ?

War Horse is on tour and hits the in , ,

At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. he's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, 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.

The National's new epic is based on the celebrated novel by the British Children's Laureate (2003-05) Michael Morpurgo. Actors working with magnificent, life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company lead us on a gripping journey through history.

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Performance date: 1 January 1970


War Horse is suitable for 10 year olds and above.

Run time

2 hours and 40 minutes including a 15 minute interval.


London Production of War Horse

OLIVIER 2010 Nominations

Audience Award


Best Theatre Choreographer (Toby Sedgwick)

Best Set Design (Rae Smith and Handspring Puppet Company at the National Theatre Olivier)


Best Play

Best Director

Best lighting design

Best sound design

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