War Horse is on tour and hits the Curran Theatre in San Francisco, CA, showing from 3 Aug 2012 to 26 Aug 2012.
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. he's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land.
But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
The National's new epic is based on the celebrated novel by the British Children's Laureate (2003-05) Michael Morpurgo. Actors working with magnificent, life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company lead us on a gripping journey through history.
Audience: War Horse is suitable for 10 year olds and above.
Run time: 2 hours and 40 minutes including a 15 minute interval.