Producers Bob Boyett and The National Theatre of Great Britain present the Denver engagement of the 2011 Tony Award-winning Best Play, War Horse. The company, comprised of more than 30 performers, includes Andrew Veenstra as Albert Narracott, Brian Keane as Arthur Narracott, Michael Wyatt Cox as Billy Narracott, Todd Cerveris as Ted Narracott, Colorado native Angela Reed as Rose Narracott, Jason Loughlin as Lieutenant James Nicholls, Jason Alan Carvell as Private Schnabel and Colorado native Mat Hostetler as Veterinary Officer Martin. War Horse plays the Buell Theatre tonight, January 8-20. Tickets are on sale now at denvercenter.org or by calling 303.893.4100. BroadwayWorld has a promo video below.
Also featured in the cast are Michael Stewart Allen, Danny Beiruti, Brooks Brantly, Laurabeth Breya, Brian Robert Burns, Grayson DeJesus, Catherine Gowl, Aaron Haskell, Mike Heslin, Jon Hoche, Chad Jennings, Nathan Koci, Jessica Krueger, Nick LaMedica, Rob Laqui, Megan Loomis, Christopher Mai, Gregory Manley, Andrew May, John Milosich, Alex Morf, Patrick Osteen, Jon Riddleberger, Lavita Shaurice, Derek Stratton and Danny Yoerges.
The winner of five 2011 Tony Awards including Best Play, War Horse has been seen by more than 2 million people worldwide and is currently playing at New York's Lincoln Center Theater, in London's West End, at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre and on tour across North America. Future productions of War Horse are planned for Australia, Berlin and South Africa, as well as a UK Tour.
The tour of War Horse, based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo and adapted by Nick Stafford, is directed by Bijan Sheibani based on the original Tony Award-winning direction by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, and presented in association with Handspring Puppet Company. At the heart of the show are life-sized puppets which bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.