War Horse: See the Play That Inspired the Movie, at the AhmansonAhmanson Theatre, at the Music Center (135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012)
- Full Price:
- $30.00 - $90.00
- Our Price:
- $20.00 - $90.00*
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All offers for War Horse have expired.
The last date listed for War Horse was Thursday July 26, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Ahmanson Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $80.00 - $90.00
- Our Price:
- $30.00 - $45.00
The final musical collaboration by the legendary theater team of John Kander and Fred Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret and Kiss of the Spider Woman) comes to Los Angeles for a run at the Ahmanson Theatre. This surprising and inspiring story is based on the Scottsboro case from the '30s concerning nine young African-American men who were unjustly accused of a shocking crime and whose story would eventually contribute to the Civil Rights Movement. The Scottsboro Boys is told through a mix of innovative staging and piercing songs, and garnered 12 Tony Award nominations. This production is directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (The Producers). Learn More
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Since I had seen the moview twice so I knew the story but watching the PUPPETS was an extraordiary experience. Being a New Yorker and ahving seen dozens/ maybe more plays in my life this was a totally new thing for me. The mechanics of the puppets were amazing to behold/ if you didnt know they were puppets you could swesar the movement were almost identical to that of real horses.
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- "This spellbinding show runs full gallop with theatrical magic. It is epic and intimate and compels you to hold your breath in anticipation." --New York Daily News
- “War Horse is so exhilarating that it makes you rejoice to be alive. Its sheer skill and invention are simply awe-inspiring.” --The Times of London
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Based on a Novel by Michael Morpurgo
Adapted for the Stage by Nick Stafford
In association with Handspring Puppet Company
This remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship opened to rave reviews in London and New York. Coming exclusively to the Ahmanson.
England, 1914. As World War One begins, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped from England to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, before finding himself alone in no man’s land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
The horses in this amazing piece of theatre are life-size and life-like: crafted in cane, steel, leather and aircraft cables, by the extraordinary Handspring Puppet Company of South Africa, they embody the fire, spirit and nobility of living, breathing steeds.
This National Theatre of Great Britain production will thrill audiences at the Ahmanson. War Horse, filled with stirring music and song, is an astonishing event every family with children over 13 will enjoy.
You’ve never seen anything quite like War Horse. This epic tale is both highly inventive spectacle and powerfully moving drama, with one of the largest casts (over 30) ever assembled on the Ahmanson stage. This odyssey of a boy and his horse took London by storm before opening on Broadway in Spring 2011.