War Horse

BGE Theatre, Wednesday 10th April - Saturday 27th April 2019

Following 8 record-breaking years in London's West End, and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre's acclaimed play War Horse returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

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 journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. Albert, who remained on his parents' Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.

This powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage. An unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey, from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.


Date:
Wednesday 10th April - Saturday 27th April 2019
Time:
2.30pm | 7.30pm
Price:
€21+
Address:
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Docklands, Dublin, Ireland

Google Map of Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Docklands, Dublin, Ireland

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...

The Country Girls

Abbey Theatre

Edna O'Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation. All of Edna O'Brien's novels published during the 1960s were ruled "indecent and obscene" under the Censorship of Publications Act. This started when the publication of The Country Girls caused outrage. It was banned in Ireland by the authorities and publicly burned by the clergy. Notoriety quickly turned to fame and this coming of age story of two young women in 1950s Ireland became a best-seller. The Country Girls is the Dublin: One City, One Book 2019 Choice. #TheCountryGirls Booking Information Times: M

More Details

Noel Coward’s Fallen Angels

Smock Alley Theatre

Noel Coward's Fallen Angels. London, 1926. And two "wretchedly happily married" women are about to have their lives turned upside down by the return of their former French lover. Buckle up. Audiences will watch the scandal unravel in greyscale. Actors, set, costume – all made-up and treated to appear in total black and white, paying homage to the earliest stars of the Silver Screen. Silent movie montages accompanied by original composition support a physical style that borrows from early movie greats like Chaplin and Keaton. How many iconic movie moments will you spot? Refused a licens

More Details

Peat

The Ark

The Ark presents the world premiere of a brand new theatre show created especially for children aged 8+. How far down is yesterday? On the edge of a town, in the middle of a bog, half way between a school and a housing estate, Rayy and Jo have come to dig a hole. Peat is the story of the things they bury, and the things they find. With lightness and humour, this new play for children asks big questions about life, death, time and history. A conversation between two 11-year olds who find themselves standing on top of everything that has ever happened, it is a story of friendship, loss, an

More Details