The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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by Simon Stephens
based on the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon

September 20-October 27, 2019 (Press Opening: Sept 27)


Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards including ‘Best Play,’ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brings Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage, adapted by two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens.

Tenacious and intelligent, Christopher is an autistic teenager who’s better at solving equations than navigating a world that’s stubbornly out of sync with how his mind works. After being wrongly accused of murdering his neighbor’s dog, he resolves to find the real culprit. But, when his investigation uncovers painful truths about his family, he dares to strike out on his own, embarking on a thrilling adventure that upturns his whole world.

Length & Content

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time has an estimated run time of two hours and thirty minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is recommended for ages 12 and up.

Handicap seating limited for this production. Please call to reserve if needed.

Performance Dates

Sept 20 – Oct 27, 2019
Press Opening: Sept 27

Wednesday – Friday at 8:00 PM
Saturday at 3 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday at 5 PM

SENSORY PERFORMANCE – October 24, 2019 – 8 pm – More Info


General Admission

  • Tickets start at $35 on Wednesdays & Thursdays, and $40 on weekends.
  • Prices are subject to change and will rise as performances fill up.

Bring your neighbors!
Group pricing is available for parties of 10+. Groups of 10-24 receive $3 off the general admission ticket price. Groups of 25+ receive $5 off the general admission ticket price. Call 404.523.1477 x100 or e-mail for more information.

Ticket prices are subject to change. Buy early for best pricing. Internet convenience fee added to all online orders. No refunds, exchanges, or late seating. Cannot combine discount offers.


Creative Team

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association


Simon Stephens

English playwright Simon Stephens is an artistic associate at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London, and the associate playwright of Steep Theatre Company in Chicago, where two of his plays, Harper Regan and Motortown, had their U.S. premieres. His other plays include Port (Pearson Award), One Minute (Tron Theatre Award), On the Shore of the Wide World (Olivier Award), Pornography (Scotland Critics’ Award), and Punk Rock (nominated for the TMA Award and the Evening Standard Award). The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time won the 2013 Olivier Award and the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play. More recently, his play Heisenberg premiered Off-Broadway, and his adaptation of Brecht and Weill’s The Threepenny Opera premiered at the National Theatre in London.

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