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Broadway's Curious Incident Announces National Tour Stops

The Tony-winning drama is heading across the country.

A scene from the Broadway production of Simon Stephens' The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, directed by Marianne Elliott.
(© Joan Marcus)

Tour stops have been announced for the hit Broadway production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Written by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, and directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, the play began preview performances on September 20, 2014, and opened on October 5, 2014, at the No venue with id 3037 exists!. The drama came to Broadway following a sold-out run at London's National Theatre in 2012 and a subsequent West End transfer. The production received seven 2013 Olivier Awards, including Best New Play. It will end its New York run on September 4.

In The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, 15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog, he sets out on a journey to identify the true culprit.

The tour will kick off at Rochester's Rochester Auditorium Theatre (September 27–October 2) and will play 30 engagements this season. Among the stops are The Kennedy Center (October 5-30) in Washington D.C., the Oriental Theatre (December 6-24) in Chicago, the Boston Opera House (March 7-19, 2017), and the Ahmanson Theatre (August 2-September 10, 2017) in Los Angeles.

The production is designed by three-time Olivier Award winner Bunny Christie, with lighting by Tony Award winner Paule Constable, video design by Finn Ross, choreography by Scott Graham and Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, music by Adrian Sutton, sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph, and hair and wig design by David Brian Brown.

For tickets and more information on the Broadway production, click here.