THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
Based on the novel by Mark Haddon
Adapted by Simon Stephens
Running September 21 – October 7, 2018
Playhouse on the Square
66 South Cooper St.
Memphis, TN 38104
Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Grayson Smith Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning and super sponsor, Dr. Thomas Ratliff, bring the multi-award winning story, originally produced at the Royal National Theatre in London, to the Mid-South.
Follow Christopher Boone, a brilliant 15 year-old boy who is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped 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.
Adapted from the novel of the same name, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME ran for five years in multiple theaters in London’s West End. The Broadway production opened in the Ethel Barrymore Theatre October, 2014 and ran until it closed September, 2016. The productions were honored with a multitude of accolades including seven Olivier Awards, The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, and the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play.
Playhouse on the Square Associate Company member Ryan Duda (A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER) will portray the role of Christopher Boone. Joining Duda, are Resident Company members Michael Gravois (A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR), Kim Sanders (CRIB, DEATH OF A STREETCAR NAMED VIRGINIA WOOLF: A PARODY), and Courtney Oliver (JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, SISTER ACT). Returning also, is the team of Jordan Nichols and Travis Bradley (DREAMGIRLS) as director and choreographer.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME complete cast is as follows:
Rev. Peters & others – Chris Cotten
Christopher – Ryan Duda
Ed – Michael Gravois
Judy – Kim Justis
Rogers Shears & others – John Maness
No. 40 & others – Courtney Oliver
Siobhan – Eileen Peterson
Policeman & others – Ryan Negron
Mrs. Shears & others – Kim Sanders
Mrs. Alexander & others – Christina Wellford Scott
Director – Jordan Nichols
Choreographer – Travis Bradley
Production Manager/Technical Director – Phillip Hughen
Stage Manager – Morgan Corlew
Costume Designer – Waverly Strickland
Lighting Designer – Justin Gibson
Properties Master- Brandyn Northleaf
Scenic Designer – Bryce Cutler
Sound Designer – Carter McHann
Performances will run Thursday – Saturday 8:00 pm curtain and with 2:00 pm curtain on Sunday. For tickets, call the Box Office at (901) 726-4656 or visit our website www.playhouseonthesquare.org. Group rates are also available.
Special ticket pricing for opening weekend $25. Pay What You Can performance, sponsored by Arts First and the First Tennessee Foundation is September 28th.
For questions and booking, please contact Playhouse on the Square Director of Community Relations, Marcus Cox (901) 937-6496.