Other Honors for This Production:
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Director of a Play
—2008 Olivier Award nomination for Best Director (London production)
—2007 Evening Standard Award nomination for Best Director (London production)
This is Elliott and Morris' first Tony nomination.
Elliott and Morris considered the 2007 National Theatre premiere of War Horse “experimental” and never expected the show to become a sold-out international hit.
“This ensemble of American actors has been a revelation. It’s quite absurd what we ask them to do!” —Morris in an interview with Broadway.com, 2/24/11