War Horse is a play based on the book by Michael Morpurgo, published in Great Britain in 1982. It is a magnificent drama filled with beautiful music and songs. In 2007 the show was premiered at Royal National Olivier Theater in London. After closing from the Royal National Olivier Theater it is transferred to West End’s New London Theater. The West Ends Production includes a cast of 32 actors Mathew Aubery as Albert Naracott, Andy Williams as Ted Naracott, Rachel Saunders as rose Naracott, and Arthur Betts as Arthur Naracott and Zubin Valra as Friensrich muller. According to The Times of London “now and then the theater throws up a piece of work so exhilarating that it makes you rejoice to be alive. WAR HORSE is just such an occasion…a sweeping drama of extraordinary power.
Its sheer skill and invention are simply awe-inspiring”. War Horse is a story that travels from the verdant English countryside to the fields of France and Germany at the outbreak of World War I. a boy’s beloved horse has been sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. Caught up in enemy fire, the horse serves on both sides of the war, and survives an odyssey that leaves him alone in no-man’s land. The boy, now a young man, cannot forget his horse Joey and embarks on a dangerous mission to find him and bring him home to Devon. On 15th of March it will begin performances at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Broadway. This play is directed by Tom Morris and Marianne Elliot. Horse choreography is done by Toby Sedgwick. Michael Morpurgo thought that “they must be mad” to try to make play from his novel, but he soon proved wrong by the play’s instant success.