Hit West End play 'War Horse", based on a children"s book by
English author Michael Morpurgo, is heading to Broadway next year.
The adaptation of Morpurgo"s book about a horse caught up in World
War I will run at New York"s Lincoln Center from 17 March 2011,
reports the BBC.
First seen at the National in 2007, War Horse is currently
booking at the New London Theatre until February 2011. Steven
Spielberg has reportedly bought the film rights to the play, which
uses life-size puppets to bring the titular animal to life. War
Horse is up for a Laurence Olivier award in March after being
shortlisted for an audience award for most popular play.
The Queen, Prince Philip and Prince William are among the many
who have seen the show, produced in collaboration with the
Handspring Puppet Company.