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Olivier Winner

Olivier Winner

An extraordinary accomplishment!

Ben Brantley, The New York Times, on the London production

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Winner of Seven Olivier Awards!

Something extra special is hitting The Great White Way in the fall, the debut of the acclaimed, sensational National Theatre of London adaptation of Mark Haddon's 2003 novel: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Already breaking records in London's West End, the Simon Stephens production of Curious Incident won an unheard of seven Olivier Awards, (England's prestigious answer to the Tonys) becoming the first play to do so.

The unforgettable story of Christopher John Francis Boone, a young mathematics genius with Asperger's syndrome, for whom the untimely death of his neighbour/s dog begins an inventive and beautifully staged journey that takes the audience into Christopher's world, in a deeply-felt performance that translates his unique perspective of the world, and the wonders of life.

Broadway newbie Alexander Sharp makes his debut on the Great White Way in the lead role of Christopher. He performs alongside Tony nominee Helen Carey as Mrs. Alexander.

What is A Curious Incident About?

Christopher finds himself at the scene of a crime. His neighbour, Mrs Shears' dog Wellington has been found murdered in the garden at 7 minutes past midnight. As of now, Christopher himself is a suspect. So begins an extraordinary journey that pits the amateur detective against this curious murder mystery, pitting him against his family, his dreams and his ambitions, with a triumphalist spirit that will uplift and keep you thinking long after you've left the theatre.

Additonal Information


Previews from: 10 September 2014

Opening night: 5 October 2014

Booking through until: 29 March 2015


Suitable for audiences aged 10 and above (some strong language). Children under the age of four are not permitted in the theatre

Run time

Two hours and 40 minutes including one intermission

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And before you stop reading

Media used are from the London production and as such reflect the West End cast.

From October 9th, Thursday and Tuesday performances will commence at 19:00 instead of 20:00.

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