'THE GENIUS PUPPETRY BEHIND WAR HORSE' ACCOLADES
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ABOUT HANDSPRING PUPPET COMPANY
Handspring Puppet Company was founded in 1981. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, their work has been presented in more than 30 countries around the world. Here artistic director Adrian Kohler and executive producer Basil Jones begin with the tale of a hyena's subtle paw and build to the story of Joey the War Horse. They received a Special Tony Award and an Outer Critics Circle Special Achievement Award for War Horse, which had a record-breaking eight-year-run in London’s West End and has been seen by over seven million people around the world.