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"War Horse"
31 ratings
4.1 average rating
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58 events
40 reviews
3 stars
attended May 15 2013

Seats in Upper Orchestra were excellent, the production is very cleverly done - sets, animated animals, war scenes, etc. But, the characters are not really believable, esp since every line is delivered by shouting at each other. The "Cirque du...continued

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ROBERT B
77 events
34 reviews
20 stars
attended May 15 2013

It just wasn't my type of show. However, I was somewhat interested in seeing it and for a discount ticket price I took the chance that I might like it... I'm thankful for Goldstar otherwise I would not have gone and paid the full price...

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47 events
25 reviews
2 stars
attended May 15 2013

Though the matinee began with a color guard and a very out of place Pledge of Allegiance, the show itself was spectacular and immensely enjoyable

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War Horse centers on the relationship between Albert, a teenager growing up on a farm in Devon, England, just before World War I, and his beloved half-thoroughbred horse, Joey. Albert’s family is poor, and his father raises cash by selling Joey to the cavalry as the war begins in 1914. Too young to enlist, Albert craves news of his horse, which was shipped to the battlefield in France. Three years later, Albert runs away to join the army, determined to find Joey and bring him home. Meanwhile, this smart and brave horse is pulled into service on both sides of the conflict before being left on his own in no-man’s-land, surrounded by trenches and barbed wire. It’s a universal story about hope in the face of adversity, and the production is an anthem for peace.

Running Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes (with a 15-minute intermission)

Parental Guidance: War Horse has very broad appeal to theatergoers of any age. The production contains themes of military action and is therefore recommended for ages 10 and older.

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