The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time tells the story of Christopher Boone, a brilliant 15 year old, who is exceptional at math but finds people confusing. When he discovers his neighbour’s dog dead in the garden, he is determined to find the killer. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.
Don’t miss this innovative production, combining live action and animation inspired by pop art and comic strips, directed by Candise McMullin and featuring artwork by Chris Leonard.
Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was published in 2003 and was the winner of more than 17 literary awards, including prizes in the US, Japan, Holland and Italy, as well as the prestigious Whitbread Book of the Year Award in the UK in 2004. The novel has been translated into 44 languages and sold more than 5.5 million copies world-wide.
Content Warning: Depictions of systematic discrimination against neuro-diverse individuals, psychological distress, self harm, assault of a minor, parental violence, intimidation and violent language, swearing/coarse language, and discussions of animal violence.
Audience members may watch performances with described video on April 22, 23, and 24.