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War Horse - National Tour

The 2011 Tony Award-winner for Best Play based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo.

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Check Out Local Portland Artists’ Drawing of War Horse’s Loyal Star Joey

War Horse charged into Portland this week to thrill audiences with its touching story and innovative puppetry. A group of local artists got a rare up-close-and-personal encounter with the lead horse, Joey, for a sketch session. Here’s a shot of one particular piece that captured Joey’s essence. Check out this eye-catching work from artist Terri Nelson, then don’t miss your ...

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National Tour of War Horse Gallops into Portland

The national tour of War Horse begins performances in Portland on February 26. The Tony-winning play will show at the Keller Auditorium through March 3.

War Horse is the story of young Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, who has been enlisted to fight for the English in World War I. Despite not being of age to enlist, Albert embarks on a ...

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War Horse Tour Star Andrew Veenstra Takes Seattle Morning News Behind the Show's Magic

Straight off the road in Seattle, the North American touring company of War Horse stopped by New Day Northwest to share a behind-the-scenes look at the magical Tony-winning play. Leading lad Andrew Veenstra brought the life-sized Joey puppet to the morning show set, showing off some of the technical secrets that bring the breathtaking puppetry to life in the show ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 4: The Period Costumes of War

What's almost as important as nailing the intricate puppetry in War Horse? Setting the scene with era-appropriate costumes for World War I England. In the latest installment of his video blog, national tour star Andrew Veenstra shows off his early 1900s duds for the camera. Find out what wardrobe supervisor Sue Stepnik has to do in order to keep the ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 3: Actors on the Road

In the newest epiosde of his War Horse video blog, Andrew Veenstra and the cast give the inside scoop on what it’s like to tour the country in the Tony-winning play. It turns out the key factors involve marathon sessions of watching Breaking Bad and keeping organized with color-coordinated Post-it notes. Watch the video below to see Veenstra take a ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 2: The Songs of War Horse

Andrew Veenstra’s video chronicle of life on tour with War Horse continues in this second episode of the actor’s video blog. This week Veenstra dives into the music of War Horse. The play uses traditional English folk music to help create the atmosphere of Devon, England in 1914. Click below to see company member Nathan Koci riffing on the accordion ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 1: Stretching Before Battle

War Horse is galloping across the country in its first national tour, and Broadway.com has recruited star Andrew Veenstra, who plays Albert, to bring readers behind the scenes of the Tony-winning play. In this first episode of On the Road with "War Horse," Veenstra takes his camera into the cast’s pre-show prep time to learn how the actors ...

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Watch the National Tour of the Tony-Winning Play War Horse Spring to Life in Rehearsal

War Horse is galloping across the U.S. in its first national tour. Broadway.com headed into rehearsals to talk to the cast and creative team about bringing this inspiring tale to life. Click the video below to see Handspring Puppet Company creators Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler talk about designing the award-winning horse puppets and Andrew Veenstra, who plays ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for National Tour of Tony-Winning Play War Horse in Portland

The sound of galloping hooves is getting closer since tickets for the national tour of War Horse are now on sale in Portland. The Tony-winning play will begin performances at the Keller Auditorium on February 26 and close on March 3.

War Horse is the story of young Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, who has been enlisted to fight for the ...

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game! The Broadway Cast of War Horse Visits the New York Mets

The Broadway cast of the Tony-winning play War Horse, including the show’s title character, Joey, took a trip to New York's Citi Field on September 10 to participate in “Hooves on First,” a fundraiser to raise awareness about the treatment of horses. War Horse’s life-sized puppet Joey stole the show as he greeted fans before the game and ...

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Andrew Veenstra to Lead War Horse National Tour; Complete Casting Announced

The Tony Award-winning drama War Horse will gallop across country beginning June 14 with Andrew Veenstra set to play Albert Narracott. Veenstra will be joined by Brian Keane as Arthur Narracott, Michael Wyatt Cox as Billy Narracott, Todd Cerveris as Ted Narracott, Angela Reed as Rose Narracott, Jason Loughlin as Lieutenant James Nicholls, and Jason Alan Carvell as Private Schnabel ...

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Take a Backstage Tour and Get an Inside Look at the Magic of War Horse on Broadway

War Horse, the story of a boy and his beloved horse in war-torn Europe, galloped away with five Tony Awards last June. On April 14, the show celebrated one year on Broadway, while still playing to packed audiences. In honor of the show’s first Broadway anniversary (and the national tour that launches in June), War Horse star Stephen James Anthony ...

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