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How Broadway's Curious Incident Brings a Curious Novel to Life Onstage

Playwright Simon Stephens talks about adapting a unique novel into an equally unique play. logo

How do you convert the thoughts and feelings of a character in a novel into the sights and sounds of a stage production? TheaterMania chatted with playwright Simon Stephens about how he did just that with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, his adaptation of Mark Haddon's popular novel. Take a look inside the mind of the play's protagonist, Christopher Boone, and find out how Stephens went about transmitting Christopher's "remarkable brain" from the page to the to the stage.