THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME in Rochester, NY
Monday, September 26, 2016 2:00 PM by Visit Rochester
The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award®-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott (Tony winner for War Horse and Curious Incident), the critically acclaimed production opens September 27th in Rochester, NY direct from Broadway, to launch the North American Tour!
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will run in the Rochester Broadway Theatre League's Auditorium Theatre September 27 – October 2 as part of the 2016-2017 M&T Bank Broadway Season presented by RBTL and Albert Nocciolino. Tickets are available via ticketmaster.com, 800.745.3000 and the Box Office. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 585-277-3325.
“My co-producer Tim Levy and I are thrilled to be taking the show on tour and opening it in Rochester with our good friend Albert Nocciolino”, says producer Stuart Thompson. He adds, “Rochester is a great stop on any tour and now the New York State Theatre Tax incentive has made it too compelling to resist the opportunity to launch our tour at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre.”
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway is the recipient of five Tony Awards including Best Play, six Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Play, five Outer Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding New Broadway Play, and the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play. The production was named among the Top 10 productions of 2014 by amNY, Associated Press, Bergen Record, Broadway.com, Broadway Insider, Chicago Tribune, Daily News, Deadline, Entertainment Weekly, Hollywood Reporter, Huffington Post, New York Magazine, New York Post, NY-1, The New York Times, Playbill, Star Ledger, Time Magazine, Time Out New York and Towleroad.
“One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway. Be prepared to have all your emotional and sensory buttons pushed, including a few you may have not known existed. As directed by Marianne Elliott, it’s a production that retunes the way you see and hear.” -Ben Brantley, The New York Times
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Summary
Fifteen-year old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but illequipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.
The production is designed by Tony Award-winner Bunny Christie and Tony Award-winning video designer Finn Ross, with lighting by Tony Award-winner Paule Constable, 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. Casting is by Daniel Swee and Cindy Tolan.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME transferred to London’s West End, following a sold-out run at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre in 2012. The production received seven 2013 Olivier Awards, including Best New Play and continues to play to sold-out houses at the Gielgud Theatre in London. The play is produced on Broadway by Stuart Thompson, Tim Levy for NT America, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures Inc., Nick Starr and Chris Harper for NT Productions, Bob Boyett, Roger Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Roy Furman, Glass Half Full Productions, Ruth Hendel, Jon B. Platt, Prime Number Group, Scott Rudin, Triple Play Broadway and The Shubert Organization.
Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was published in 2003. It was the winner of more than 17 literary awards, including prizes in the US, Japan, Holland and Italy as well as the Whitbread Book of the Year Award in the UK in 2004, and has been translated into 44 languages. www.CuriousOnBroadway.com