Many of the elements that worked for Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" are present and correct in WWI drama "Private Peaceful," which, like "Horse," was adapted from a Michael Morpurgo novel.
The theatricality and emotional tug of "War Horse" emerge intact in the remarkably opulent national tour kicking off at the Ahmanson.
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This beautifully composed picture brings a robust physicality to tried-and-true source material, but falls short of the sustained narrative involvement and emotional drive its resolutely…
Although audiences will likely identify most with the humans performing in Steven Spielberg's "War Horse," the director says the actors who surprised him most were the equines.
"Farm Boy" is a sweet show, but it comes to the Brits Off Broadway festival with marketing issues.
No one who sees the National Theater of Great Britain's haunting stage version of Michael Morpurgo's children's novel about a 16-year-old farmboy who follows his beloved horse into war will ever…
Working Title Films and Kris Thykier's Peapie Films have acquired film rights to Andy Mulligan's crossover novel "Trash" for Richard Curtis to adapt and Stephen Daldry to direct.
"Funny Girl," "Fela!" and "War Horse" are part of the Ahmanson's 2011-12 season, announced Tuesday.