War Horse Reviews

Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.5 Stars)

Number of reviews: 11



5.0 star rating Marilyn & Keith Felstead from Devon UK


The acting was superb,especially Ted Narracott played by Andy Murray who held us spellbound! The horses become real and the stage setting was brilliant Seating is comfortable in this intimate theatre. Would really recommend it for a great evening out in new York. NOT TO BE MISSED!!!

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5.0 star rating Dennis from Atlanta, GA


Absolutely wonderful show. Very quickly forgot that there were people manipulating the horses. Story was touching. It didn't seem like 2.5 hours. Heard about War Horse from relatives who saw it in London. Highly recommend it, but, not for sensitive children or adults with little imagination. Great venue, no bad seats. Will see it again.

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5.0 star rating SAM from London, UK


The best theatre production I have ever seen in my life. It has the ingenious capacity to leave an everlasting imprint on one's soul. Truly amazing.

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5.0 star rating Nigel from London


I saw the London production a few months ago and it is by some distance one of the best plays I've seen in years. The puppets are the stars of the show, brilliantly manipulated by the actors who control them. The set design is awesome, vividly assisting the ever-changing storyline. And the plot executes what is to many an untold consequence of war, the fate of the million or so animals who lost their lives too. War Horse has it all and is great for all ages above 11 or 12, I'd say. It has humour, plot twists, a beautiful set, great acting, astounding puppetry and no little emotional impact too. A triumph.

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5.0 star rating Eden from Norway


I saw this show in London last year and it is close to perfect theatre - exciting, moving, thrilling, and the horses are extraordinary. I loved every minute.

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5.0 star rating Marie G from Atlanta, GA


The theatrical genius behind this production is worthy of the accolades it's already received. The content is absorbing enough, but add to it the brilliance of life-sized equines and you have a play that is NOT TO BE MISSED...advise theatre-goers to opt for premium seats so as to see up close the movements & actions of the puppet horses(did I say puppets? they're so much more than that)...This is sheer magic (but not for young kids)....

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5.0 star rating Becky from Indpls, Indiana


We just saw this play on 7/7/11 and it was everything we had hoped for and read about. The puppets are mind-boggling and the acting was great. I especially liked the young man who played Albert. Would take anyone over 12 years of age due to some intense parts and the long length of the show. Amazing! Go see it!!

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