Producers of the 2011 Tony Award winning Best Play War Horse have announced full casting for the upcoming U.S. tour. The company comprised of more than 30 performers, includes Andrew Veenstra Andrew Veenstra as Albert Narracott, Brian Keane as Arthur Narracott, Michael Wyatt Cox as Billy Narracott, Todd Cerveris as Ted Narracott, Angela Reed as Rose Narracott, Jason Loughlin as Lieutenant James Nicholls, and Jason Alan Carvell as Private Schnabel.
Also featured in the touring company are Michael Stewart Allen, Danny Beiruti, Brooks Brantly, Laurabeth Breya, Brian Robert Burns, Grayson DeJesus, Catherine Gowl, Aaron Haskell, Mike Heslin, Jon Hoche, Mat Hostetler, Chad Jennings, Nathan Koci, Jessica Krueger, Nick LaMedica, Rob Laqui, Megan Loomis, Christopher Mai, Gregory Manley, Andrew May, John Milosich, Alex Morf, Patrick Osteen, Jon Riddleberger, Lavita Shaurice, Derek Stratton and Danny Yoerges.
War Horse will begin its national tour in June 2012, bringing the five time Tony Award winning play to 30 U.S. cities during the 2012-2013 season. Worldwide, War Horse has been seen by nearly 2 million people. The production is currently playing at New York’s Lincoln Center Theater, in London’s West End and at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre. Future productions of War Horse are expected for Australia, Berlin and South Africa, as well as a UK tour.
Bijan Sheibani will direct the tour based on the original Tony Award winning direction by Marianne Elliot and Tom Morris. It will be presented in association with Handspring Puppet Company.
The tour will rehearse and preview at Boise State University’s Morrison Center in Idaho before beginning performances at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, June 14-July 29, 2012. After the Los Angeles performances, the North American tour will visit San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, Durham, Boston, Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, East Lansing, Des Moines, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Tempe, Seattle, Portland, Spokane, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Fayetteville, Charlotte, Providence, Minneapolis, and Appleton.