From the NATIONAL THEATRE Producers of WAR HORSE
Comes THE OLIVER AND TONY AWARD WINNING BEST PLAY
Based on the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon
The acclaimed National Theatre production
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
>>Christoper Boone: My name is Christopher John Francis Boone. I like maths, outer space, looking after Toby, and I see everything.
TONY AND OLIVER award winning playwright SIMON STEPHENS
Simon Stephens- Playwright
>>Simon Stepehens: I read the book, quite shortly after it’s first publication in 2003 because it was one of those books that everyone was reading.
Mark Haddon- Author
>> Mark Haddon: I was absolutely convinced that my novel was unfilmable and unstagable, and Simon’s genius was that I was completely and utterly wrong.
>>Simon Stephens: I knew that the key to it was that Marianne Elliott had to direct it.
TONY AND OLIVER award winning director MARIANNE ELLIOTT
Marianne Elliott- Director
>> Marianne Elliott: I felt that it would be wonderful to be immersed in it. Breathing the same air as Christopher does, completely inside his head.
>>Simon Stepehens: People who love the novel I think will be dazzled by Marianne’s imagination. People who don’t know the novel I think will fall in love with Christopher Boone.
“A BEAUTIFUL, DAZZLINGLY INVENTIVE SHOW ABOUT THE WONDERS OF LIFE.” – EVENING STANDARD
“EYE-OPENING, LIFE-AFFIRMING AND UNMISSABLE.”- TIME Magazine
>>Awards Presenter: And the winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time!
WINNER! 7 OLIVER AWARDS including BEST NEW PLAY
Joanne Froggatt, Actress, Downton Abbey
>>Joanne Froggatt: It’s just very beautiful, and poignant.
Maisie Williams, Actress, Game of Thrones
>>Maisie Williams: Absolutely blown away by it.
Tom Hiddleston, Actor
>>Tom Hiddleston: It’s an astonishing piece of theatre.
“ONE OF THE MOST FULLY IMMERSIVE WORKS EVER TO WALLOP BROADWAY”- The New York Times
>>Kelly Ripa: I saw a play last night that I want to encourage everyone to see. It’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Everything about it is incredible.
>>Whoopi Goldberg: I saw an amazing show last night. These performances knocked me out. I mean, stunned me!
“BELIEVE THE BUZZ” – Variety
>>Bryan Cranston: And the Tony award goes to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
WINNER! 5 TONY AWARDS including BEST PLAY
>>Voice Over: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time! The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time! The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time!
>> Marianne Elliott: It’s about all of us encountering things that we find overwhelming and confusing, and feeling that fear, but driving through anyway.
>>Simon Stepehens: It’s not just a night out watching a play, it’s really a theatrical event.
>>Actor: Come on Christoper, touch my hand.
The acclaimed National Theatre production THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME.
A NEW PLAY BY SIMON STEPHENS
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY MARK HADDON
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