The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time London Tickets
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Dazzles Audiences
Based on the best-selling work by the English novelist Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time proved to be an instant hit in its theatrical version. Simon Stephens brings a marvellous, clever adaptation that has dazzled audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. Secure The Curious Incident of the Dog in Night Time London tickets for an evening of mystery, humour, and pathos.
The adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time takes advantage of a common theatrical device, presenting the work as a play within a play. While the original novel was a first-person narrative told from the perspective of Christopher Boon, the teen protagonist who has Asperger's syndrome, the play instead takes the approach of characters reading Boone's writing aloud. Boone is an amateur detective attempting to solve the murder of his dog but instead finds himself embroiled in a mystery that involves his own past and the many hidden secrets of London. The play moves through time, jumping between locales and events through a narrative read by Boone's teacher.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time is playing at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End as an associated production with the National Theatre. It will go on tour all over the U.K. through the next year, making stops in Salford, Hull, York, Newcastle, Stoke, Wolverhampton, Plymouth, Aylesbury, Northampton, Nottingham, Cardiff, Bradford, Edinburgh, Canterbury, Birmingham, Leicester, Southampton, Truro, Oxford, Liverpool, Bristol, Sunderland, Glasgow, Leeds, Aberdeen, Norwich, Sheffield, Dublin, Belfast, Bath, and Milton Keynes. Grab tickets soon to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time when it passes through your city.
The play has already won seven Olivier Awards in its inaugural run, including Best New Play, Best Director, and Best Actor. It did have one initial hiccup during its initial West End Apollo Theatre run--the roof of the theatre collapsed during a performance in December 2013. This forced the producers to cancel the rest of the run at the theatre until they were ready to re-stage the work at its new home, the Gielgud. As an apology to fans and ticket holders, they staged a number of free matinee performances at Stratford Old Town Hall during the hiatus.
The large cast comprises a who's who of A-list Broadway actors, including Vivienne Acheampong, Sam Bond, Graham Butler, Daniel Casey, Emily Joyce, Penelope McGhie, Roxanne Palmer, Mark Rawlings, Abram Rooney, Gay Soper, Paul Stocker, Nicolas Tennant, Tony Turner, Victoria Willing, and Sarah Woodword. The production is directed by Marianne Elliott, one of the National Theatre's Associate Directors whose past productions include the smash hit War Horse and the Olivier Award-winning revival of Saint Joan.
The play is based on the wildly successful 2003 novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, written by Mark Haddon. He is the author of 15 books for children, one collection of poetry and works as a screenwriter and illustrator. Haddon's other successful novels include the 2006 work A Spot of Bother and the 2012 novel The Red House. None have matched the flyaway success of this work, though, which has been translated into 44 different languages and won more than a dozen awards.The book was adapted by successful playwright Simon Stephens. He won an Olivier Award for Best New Play for the production of On the Shore of the Wide World and has previously adapted A Doll's House and I Am the Wind. Stephens' other plays include the British/Dutch co-production The Trial of Ubu, the British/German co-production Pornography and the smash hit Punk Rock.
The play was commissioned and premiered as a National Theatre Production. The producers for the London production are Stephen Rebbeck and Ros Brooke-Taylor.
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