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War Horse play coming to Curran Theater

Friday, February 17, 2012

War Horse, nominated for best picture at the Oscars, is based on an award-winning play that is coming to the Curran Theater in August.

The play is the powerful story of Joey, a horse enlisted to fight in World War I. It is unique in its innovative staging. Joey is actually a puppet.

The puppet is controlled by three puppeteers. It's made mostly of cane that has been shaped and bent. It is 10 feet long, 8 feet tall and weighs 120 pounds.

 

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