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War Horse
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War Horse

Apr 14, 2011 - Jan 06, 2013
Running time: 2:40
PLAYING @
Vivian Beaumont Theater
150 W 65th St
New York, NY 10023
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Bus: M 7, 10, 104
By Subway: 1 to 66th Street
Show Description:

Director

Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris

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NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS SHOW
FULL-PRICE TICKETS
$50.00 - $135.00
prices subject to change
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Listed at TKTS: Frequently
Age Guidance: 13

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
Theatre is completely wheelchair accessible to the Orchestra level, if you use the entrance at the street level - not the plaza level. Wheelchair accessible seating is located in the Orchestra only.
Seating
Seats 1,050.
Elevator\Escalator
Elevator.
Passenger Loading Zone
Fountain Plaza. Enter road which crosses front of Plaza from corner of Broadway & 65th St. (enter going south).Concourse level. At 150 West 65th St. entrance.
Parking
Lincoln Center Pre-pay Park-and-Lock Garage serves all concert halls and theaters. May be entered from West 62nd St. between Columbus & Amsterdam Aves., or from West 65th St. between Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway. Parking for wheelchair. users or patrons with mobility limitations is in the Yellow Area, which provides level access to the Concourse and to elevators. Enter Lincoln Center South Drive from Amsterdam Ave. (right turn) one block north of West 62nd St. To reserve space call Garage Manager a
Entrance
Past Fountain Plaza and Avery Fisher Hall. Double doors (each 39") into level entrance, followed by fourteen steps to main lobby. Additional seven steps down to box office.Concourse. (65th St.) Twelve steps up to Box Office lobby and seven additional steps up to main lobby.Alternate entrance: Concourse level. Wheelchair lift from Concourse level to Box Office level and Orchestra. Use Concourse level lobby entrance (North Drive on 65th St. between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue). Ramp to Orc
Box Office
From Concourse. Twelve steps followed by three doors (each 43").From Plaza level and main entrance of Beaumont Theater. Twenty-one steps. Person using wheelchair must send accompanying guest for tickets, and remain either on Plaza level or Concourse level.
Restroom
Womens: Theater level. Door 33.75". Stall door 34.5". Commode 15.25" Mens: Theater level. Door 48". Commode 19" Urinal 15.5".
Water Fountain
Theater level. Near Womens and Mens restrooms. Cups not available.
Telephone
Box office level. Volume control. Coin slot 63". Cord 33".
Infrared Listening System
No reservations. Theatre has an ample supply of infrared hearing devices. Driver's licence or ID with printed address required.
Visual
None.

REVIEWS

To describe War Horse as awesome is to regret the word's devaluation as praise for a good burger or a pretty haircut. This extravaganza...is awe-inspiring both as a blast of pure theatrical imagination and as a deep gut-kick about lost innocence in war...The creatures created by the Handspring Puppet Company of South Africa are likely to feel more real -- and more quietly eloquent -- than a lot of people we think we know in plays...All [the] realistic horror -- and real magic -- is told with an exquisite minimum of scenery, little more than people power, a turntable and films projected on a ragged plank hanging above the semicircle stage.

- Linda Winer, Newsday
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For two and a half hours I sat enthralled by War Horse, taken completely out of myself and the petty concerns of my life. Gloriously theatrical and almost unbearably moving, this stirring testimonial to the power of honest sentiment is a never-to-be-forgotten theatrical experience...Directors Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris marshal their forces with limitless invention...But none of this immense creativity would have the desired effect without the script and performances to realize it. Fortunately, Nick Stafford's canny adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's fine children's novel is top-drawer. 

- Erik Haagensen, Backstage
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A galloping triumph. War Horse is very much a play but it manages to evoke dual virtues of film: intimacy and action on an epic scale. That this drama achieves both simultaneously is a testament to the inspired stagecraft and directorial genius behind its creation...Directors Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris employ cinematic effects, complete with soundtrack in a highly theatrical style...While it's all beautifully acted by an American company, the true stars of this production are the animals...It wasn't until after heading home that I stopped to think that I had just cried over a horse that was actually made up of several props held together by visible handlers. This is the power and magic of great theater. 

- Roma Torre, NY1
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ARTICLES

How to be a "War Horse" Puppeteer

Oct 05, 2012

Three actors explain how the magic is made

Dec 14, 2011

The "War Horse" sequel finds the power of a good yarn