The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

based on the novel by Mark Haddon; Adapted by Simon Stephens

April 12 - 28, 2024

Dive into the mind of 15-year-old Christopher, a young genius with a passion for mathematics but a struggle to grasp everyday life. When he finds himself in the middle of a mystery as perplexing as any math problem, his quest for truth leads to an extraordinary adventure that challenges everything he knows.

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME was first presented by the National Theatre, London at the Cottesloe Theatre on August 2nd 2012 and transferred to the Gielgud Theatre, West End, London on March 12th 2013. The Play opened in the USA at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on October 5th 2014. This Play is presented by kind permission of Warner Bros. Entertainment. THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, LLC, servicing the Dramatists Play Service collection. 

Cast & Production


Elliott Joung
Susie Perkowitz
Jason Clark
Mrs Alexander
Rosanne Mader
Janice Zimmerman
Actor 1
Carrie Armstrong
Actor 2
Adam Miskie
Actor 3
Matthew Craig
Actor 4
Robert Cunningham
Actor 5
Suzanne Stalker

Creative Team

Adam Armstrong
Regina Reynolds
Stage Manager
Lindsey Yates-Badtke
Set Designer
Mark Audrain
Samantha Pinneo
Tech Designer
Nora Oksanen
Lighting Designer
Mark Audrain
Lighting/ Sound Tech
Nora Oksanen
Sydney Koslica
Hailey Badtke
Set Crew
Art Jones
Jason Clark
Matthew Craig
Regina Reynolds

Meet the Cast

Content Advisory

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This production contains adult themes and language and may not be suitable for young children.

In Rehearsal

About the Show

In ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’, the audience is introduced to Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old boy whose exceptional mathematical talent contrasts sharply with his difficulty in navigating everyday social interactions. The discovery of Wellington, his neighbor’s dog, speared with a garden fork thrusts Christopher into an unexpected mystery. Determined to solve it, he embarks on a detective quest that defies his father’s wishes and tests the limits of his comfort zone.

This investigation leads Christopher on an extraordinary journey that challenges his understanding of the world and reveals the complex web of human relationships. Through Christopher’s eyes, the play explores themes of difference, trust, and resilience, celebrating the unique perspectives that each person brings to the world. Adapted from Mark Haddon’s beloved novel, ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ is a profound testament to the adventurous spirit within us all, showcasing the bravery required to face the unknown.

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