Based on the 1982 novel of the same name, War Horse is a powerful epic set during World War I.
Since launching its National Theatre Live program in 2009, the historic British theater has extended a long arm of legendary productions from its London base— delighting audiences worldwide with cinematically enhanced presentations of storied stageplays. Purdue Convocations will present two of the most stunning productions from National Theatre Live in dynamic high-definition video—King Lear and War Horse. Based on the 1982 novel of the same name, War Horse is a powerful epic set during World War I. Among the stellar cast are puppeteers who manipulate life-sized horses on stage, creating lifelike movements that seamlessly blend with human performance.