About War Horse

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Awards

London Production

2007 Evening Standard Awards

Best Director (Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, nominee)

Best Design (Rae Smith and the Handspring Puppet Company, winner)

2007 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards

Best Designer (Basil Jones, Adrian Kohler, Rae Smith, and the Handspring Puppet Company, winner)

2008 Laurence Olivier Awards

Best New Play (Nick Stafford, nominee)

Best Lighting Design (Paule Constable, nominee)

Best Sound Design (Adrian Sutton and John Tams, nominee)

Best Set Design (Rae Smith, Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler, winner)

Best Theatre Choreographer (Toby Sedgwick, winner)

Best Director (Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, nominee)

2010 Laurence Olivier Awards

Audience Award for Most Popular Show (nominee)

2012 TheatrePeople.com Awards

Nominated for ‘Favourite Play’ and ‘Favourite Family Show’

2012 Whatsonstage Best West End Show Award

2015 Mousetrap Award for Best Play

 

Broadway Production

2011 Drama League Awards

Distinguished Production of a Play (winner)

Distinguished Performance (Seth Numrich, nominee)

2011 Tony Awards

Best Play (Nick Stafford, winner)

Best Direction of a Play (Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, winner)

Best Scenic Design of a Play (Rae Smith, winner)

Best Lighting Design of a Play (Paule Constable, winner)

Best Sound Design of a Play (Christopher Shutt, winner)

In addition, Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones of Handspring Puppet Company won the Special Tony Award for War Horse.

2011 Drama Desk Awards

Outstanding Play (winner)

2011 Outer Critics Circle Awards

Outstanding New Broadway Play (winner)

Outstanding Director of a Play (Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, winner)

Outstanding Lighting Design (Paule Constable, winner)

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Seth Numrich, nominee)

In addition, Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones of Handspring Puppet Company won the Outer Critics Circle Special Achievement Award, for “Puppet Design, Fabrication and Direction for War Horse”.

2011 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards

Best Broadway Choreographer (Toby Sedgwick, nominee)

 

South African Production

Fleur du Cap Award for Best Puppetry Design 

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Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

18 October 2019 - 23 November 2019

Auckland Civic Theatre

21 June 2019 - 14 July 2019

Liverpool Empire

31 July 2019 - 17 August 2019

Oxford New Theatre

22 August 2019 - 07 September 2019

Leicester Curve

18 September 2019 - 12 October 2019

Paris La Seine Musicale

29 November 2019 - 29 December 2019

Melbourne Regent Theatre

10 January 2020 - 09 February 2020
Public on sale opens on 28 June.

Sydney

15 February 2020 - 15 March 2020
Public on sale opens on 28 June

Perth

24 March 2020 - 12 April 2020
Public on sale will open on 28 June