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12 November

12 November

Sounds of Musical Theatre

TONY AWARD WINNING WAR HORSE GALLOPING TOWARDS SYDNEY. Experience an unforgettable theatrical journey when the National Theatre of Great Britains internationally acclaimed production of War Horse comes to Sydneys Lyric Theatre from 15 February 2020, direct from a sell-out season in London. New seats are on sale now, including extra matinee dates, with only 35 performances of this six-time winner at Broadways Tony Awards.

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse features a 34 strong cast and more than 20 puppets. It is the most successful play in the National Theatres history, has won more than 25 international awards and has now been seen by over eight million people worldwide, in 98 cities across 12 countries. It even has Her Majesty the Queens seal of approval.

A remarkable story of courage, loyalty and friendship, it tells the story of a young boy called Albert and his horse Joey, set against the backdrop of the First World War. This powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness, filled with stirring music and songs, featuring ground-breaking puppetry work by South Africas Handspring Puppet Company, which brings breathing, galloping horses to life on stage. It is a once in a lifetime experience.

The production has a cast of 34 and is a landmark theatre event, according to Time Magazine NUTSHELLS: WHERE: Lyric Theatre, Sydney WHEN: Feb 15 March 1, 2020 COST: Tickets from $59.90 subject to availability, a handling fee applies BOOKINGS: Lyric Theatre warhorseonstage.com.au War Horse is also touring to the Regent Theatre in Melbourne and Crown Theatre in Perth.

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