Even war has its blue-sky days. Opening with Brecht's question — "In the dark times, will there also be singing?" — Kneehigh, the company behind Broadway's "Brief Encounter," respond with a…
BBC Worldwide North America has acquired all rights in the U.S. and Canada to “Private Peaceful,” featuring the final performance by the late Richard Griffiths. The World War I drama, based on the…
The Broadway production of "War Horse" will shutter Jan. 6, ending a run at Lincoln Center Theater that will have stretched to about 21 months by the time the show closes.
The theatricality and emotional tug of "War Horse" emerge intact in the remarkably opulent national tour kicking off at the Ahmanson.
As last year's Tonys sensation "War Horse" is the latest to point up, a high-profile round of kudos love can help a show become an international brand.
"War films are wonderful challenges," says Thomas Walsh, president of the Art Directors Guild. "But they're right at the top of the food chain in terms of assignments that are difficult to do well."
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.
"We were doing the preliminary scoring on 'The Adventures of Tintin,' and I mentioned to Steven that I had seen this extraordinary play with my girls," producer Kathleen Kennedy recalls. "I started…
With the stage version of "War Horse" playing next door, Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York offered an ideal venue for the world premiere of Steven Spielberg's bigscreen adaptation.
For the creators of "War Horse," which opened Thursday on Broadway, there was a lot of research that went into animating the big puppets that play the production's central character, steed Joey.