The problem with far too many Broadway shows is that they try to compete with the movies, with realistic scenery and literal-minded special effects.
And then there is “War Horse,” the miraculous collaboration between the National Theatre of Great Britain and South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, drawing on the audience’s imagination as too few productions do.
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Where: Broward Center, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale.
When: Through Sunday
Tickets: $39.50-$79.50. Call: 954-462-0222.
The verdict: An imaginative, visually stunning rendering of a World War I saga, artfully populated with life-sized puppets and a huge human cast.