(PRWEB) May 12, 2013
Scott Tucker, production leader for the acclaimed Broadway play War Horse will make a stop in Kansas City, Missouri according to Fungamesblog.com. The gaming and recreation website recently featured an article originally reported by Fox 4 News on production leader Scott Tucker and WWI Board of Trustees representative Dr. Mary Cohen.
The piece on went on to state that Tucker told Fox 4 news he hopes the production is well received by audiences throughout the area. The show is a live performance play which includes an intricate puppetry piece to depict Jake, a combat horse, and lead character in the story. One of their goals purportedly is to bring more attention to the history of the era and more specifically how animals were affected in combat.
Dr. Mary Cohen, who was in attendance at the preview performance, was also interviewed for her thoughts on the play and its significance to history. “I think Joey is a symbol”, Cohen began, “Joey is more than just a horse, a puppet, a Tony award winner, it’s more than that. I think Joey represents the nine million people who did not come home from World War I, whom we are the keeper of their souls.”
Tucker went on to mention that he seemed to be excited by the response. In reference to the show he said, “It is absolutely unique and what’s amazing about it is what these actors breathe into this puppet to bring it to life.” The stop is attached to the 100th anniversary of World War I and the celebration of war memorials similar to Liberty Memorial. This would mark the first time this production has traveled through Kansas City, Missouri and the organizers plan to put on shows throughout 2014.
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