One of the most powerful aspects of “War Horse,” which opened at Lincoln Center on April 14, is, of course, the astonishing puppets. At The New School’s Tishman Auditorium, the puppeteers pulled back the curtain during a lively panel discussion and demonstration.
Puppeteer Basil Jones stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about a new production of "War Horse" and shared some of his favorite picks with us.
Puppeteers from Handspring, Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler, discuss the National Theatre of Great Britain’s production of “War Horse.” Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, “War Horse” is set at the outbreak of World War I, and tells the story of a boy and his beloved horse, which is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. The boy, not old enough to enlist, embarks on a mission to find his horse and bring him home. “Warhorse” opens April 14 at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater.