War Horse

Drama - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater

  • First Preview: March 15, 2011
  • Opening Date: April 14, 2011
  • Closing Date: January 6, 2013
  • Previews: 33
  • Performances: 718

Playwright: Michael Morpurgo, Nick Stafford

Synopsis

The drama recounts the adventures of a horse as he moves from life on a farm into the battles of World War 1. It's also the story of a friendship put through the toughest tests. Through the eyes of the war horse, Joey, Michael Morpurgo tells this moving and powerful story of survival on the Western Front.

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Opening Night Cast

Stephen James Anthony in War Horse Stephen James Anthony Joey as a foal
Zach Appelman in War Horse Zach Appelman Sergeant Fine
Soldat Schnabel
Alyssa Bresnahan in War Horse Alyssa Bresnahan Rose Narracott
Richard Crawford in War Horse Richard Crawford Sergeant Thunder
Sanjit De  Silva in War Horse Sanjit De Silva Doctor Schweyk
Heine
Taff
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Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Morpurgo Michael Morpurgo Author
Nick Stafford Nick Stafford Adaptor
Adrian Sutton Adrian Sutton Music
John Tams John Tams Songmaker
Marianne Elliott Marianne Elliott Director
Tom Morris Tom Morris Director
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Videos (2)

 

Shows That Opened That Season: 2010 - 2011

 
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Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Toby Sedgwick Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Play Nick Stafford Winner
2011 Special Award Paule Constable
Marianne Elliott
59 Productions
Adrian Kohler
Basil Jones
Tom Morris
Rae Smith
Christopher Shutt
Toby Sedgwick
Adrian Sutton
John Tams
Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Distinguished Production of a Play   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Special Citation   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Director of a Play Marianne Elliott
Tom Morris
Winner
2011 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Seth Numrich Nominee
2011 Outstanding Lighting Design Paule Constable Winner
2011 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner
2011 Special Achievement Award   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence Seth Numrich Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Direction of a Play Marianne Elliott
Tom Morris
Winner
2011 Lighting Design of a Play Paule Constable Winner
2011 Play Nick Stafford Winner
2011 Scenic Design of a Play Rae Smith Winner
2011 Sound Design of a Play Christopher Shutt Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jan. 6, 2013 32 $948,043
$1,063,060
-$93,405 $111.94
$175.00
8469
1069
8
0
99.03% 1.67%
Dec. 30, 2012 31 $1,041,448
$1,063,060
$291,656 $125.08
$175.00
8326
1069
8
0
97.36% 0.38%
Dec. 23, 2012 30 $749,792
$1,063,060
$77,286 $90.40
-
8294
1069
8
0
96.98% 6.88%
Dec. 16, 2012 29 $672,506
$1,063,060
- $87.28
-
7705
1069
8
0
90.10% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $3,411,789
$4,252,240
  $103.68 32794
34208
32
0
95.87 %  
Cumulative
  $74,975,253
$98,001,940
  $102.36
$175.00
726281
802781
718
33
90.47 %  
 
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