Tuesday, February 18, 2020

War Horse – A photo feature by David Hooley by David Hooley

I have something to admit.  I, the writer of these features and photographer of these photographs… am in love with

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Resident Director Charlie Kenber on War Horse by Gabi Bergman

Joey and Albert have galloped into Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, boasting a true triumph of live theatre. The critically acclaimed War Horse has

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Stephen Sondheim’s in good ‘Company’ with Marianne Elliott by Michael Riedel

Stephen Sondheim has been a fan of director Marianne Elliott’s ever since he saw her production of “Saint Joan” in London at the National Theatre in 2007. Sondheim knows a great direct…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

On the Couch with Alex Hooper by Arts Review

Who is Alex Hooper? I am an actor from Bristol in the UK, currently puppeteering Joey in the UK & International tour of War Horse. What would you do differently to what you do now? If I …

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War Horse by Arts Review

Based on Michael Morpurgo’s beloved novel, War Horse – the unforgettable theatrical event from the National Theatre of Great Britain returns to Australia this week with performances at M…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

On the Couch with Jo Castleton by Arts Review

Who is Jo Castleton? I am currently playing Rose Narracott (Albert’s Mum) on the National Theatre Tour of War Horse. I was born in South London and married to Actor/Writer/Director Duncan …

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Austin Durant Joins Moulin Rouge! for Six-Week Run as Harold Zidler by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage alum Austin Durant steps into the role of Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical beginning on December 10. He'll remain with the production for six weeks while original c…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

The Cast of Company on the Transformative Revival by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Over the past decade, director Marianne Elliott has scored a string of critical and commercial triumphs bringing both highly original works—the Tony Award-winning plays War Horse and The C…

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AussieTheatre Christmas Advent Calendar Giveaway #3 by Sean McLoughlin

In case you missed out on our previous War Horse competition AussieTheatre has another double pass to giveaway for War Horse on Friday January 10th at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne. Experi…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Exclusive: UK-based international presenter of Phantom, Cats, War Horse and Matilda accused of £5m debt by Giverny Masso

Producers of some of the world’s biggest theatre shows claim to be owed more than £5 million by a series of companies

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Scott Miller on War Horse by Gabi Bergman

War Horse‘s Australian tour is galloping closer and closer. Since its premiere at the National Theatre in 2007, the play has been seen by over eight million people worldwide. Subsequent pr…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Win tickets to War Horse at the Regent Theatre Melbourne by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway for War Horse on Friday January 10th at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne. Experience an unforgettable theatrical journey when the National Theatre …

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Friday, November 15, 2019

London Theatre Review: War Horse at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

I remember when War Horse first came to the stage twelve years ago. Eleven year old me read about it in ‘Pony’ Magazine and immediately wanted to go. Well, yesterday I finally got there.…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

The week in theatre: Ghost Quartet; High Fidelity; When the Crows Visit – review by Susannah Clapp

Boulevard; Turbine; Kiln, LondonTwo recently opened London theatres make their mark, with love and loss round the camp fire, and a sparky reworking of High Fidelity that just needs a few goo…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Mr. Broadway: November 2019: The Elder Prices of The Book of Mormon by JK

Hello! We thought we'd do something a little different in celebrating Mr. Broadway (and thanks to Janet V from Boston - are you drowsy? - for the suggestion!). This month, we are taking a l…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

War Horse’s Rianna Ash on Puppeteering by Gabi Bergman

War Horse, the unforgettable theatrical event from the National Theatre of Great Britain, based on Michael Morpurgo’s beloved novel, is returning to Australia in 2020. The winner of more t…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Gossip Alert! We Caught the King Kong Puppet and the Audrey II Puppet Getting Steamy at a Diner by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - Rumors and romance swung through the Great White Way last night after paparazzi snapped a pic of the King Kong Puppet - last seen as the titu…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Butterfly Lion review at Minerva Theatre, Chichester – ‘visually bewitching’ by Bella Todd

Essentially War Horse meets The Lion King, in many ways Michael Morpurgo’s 1996 children’s novel The Butterfly Lion is a theatrical dead

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Life of Pi, Featuring Puppet Design by War Horse's Finn Caldwell, Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a celebrated premiere staging at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, the new stage adaptation of Yann Martel's bestselling 2001 fantasy adventure novel Life of Pi will move to Londo…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019
Friday, September 20, 2019

‘A masterpiece in theatrical storytelling’: WAR HORSE – Touring by Not Exactly Billington

The National Theatre production of Michael Morpurgo’s novel War Horse is both the most visceral depiction of war I’ve seen on stage and a masterpiece in theatrical storytelling.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Private Peaceful by Arts Review

From the author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, and adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, Private Peaceful follows the story of Tommo Peaceful – a young British soldier who enlists to figh…

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Strung out: the afterlife of War Horse's Joey and other puppet stars by Kate Wyver

When the curtain falls on a marionette’s show, they’re put out to pasture, given a facelift – or turned into burglar deterrents ‘This thing is alive, this thing is alive, this thing …

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Talking War Horse with Puppetry Director Matthew Forbes by Gabi Bergman

The story of a young horse’s service in World War I France has been warming the hearts of audiences since 1982. Michael Morpurgo’s sentimental novel War Horse has been so well loved, it …

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Private Peaceful set for Melbourne Premiere in September by Arts Review

Melbourne audiences will soon have the chance to see another of War Horse author Michael Morpurgo’s stories on stage, with the World War One award winning drama Private Peaceful to play a …

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Costumes From Follies, War Horse, and Antony and Cleopatra to Be Part of National Theatre Exhibit by Adam Hetrick

Opening this fall, Costume at the National Theatre will explore the art and construction of theatrical costumes.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Follies and War Horse costumes to go on display in National Theatre exhibition by Georgia Snow

Costumes from shows including Follies and War Horse are to be displayed as part of a new exhibition at the National Theatre.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Life of Pi review – triumphant tiger burns bright in a stunning show by Mark Fisher

Crucible, SheffieldTransformative puppetry, design and direction, and a great human lead, make this adaptation of Yann Martel’s book unmissable A tip for playwrights: when you want to fiel…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

War Horse returns to Australia in 2020 by Arts Review

Based on Michael Morpurgo’s beloved novel, War Horse – the unforgettable theatrical event from the National Theatre of Great Britain will return to Australia in 2020 with seasons at Rege…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

First Major Revival Of Chloe Moss's HOW LOVE IS SPELT Comes To Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Brickdust and Project One are delighted to present the first major revival of Chloe Moss's fascinating and funny play How Love Is Spelt. Directed by Charlotte Peters Associate Director War H…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Is Now Top-Grossing American Play In Broadway History by Artsjournal1

Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel has passed the $40 million mark at the box office, with advance sales lifting the total to $55 million. There are still three British impo…

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