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2015
SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2015
Live at Radio City Music Hall

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time — Nominee for Best Play

Opened: October 5, 2014

Author: Simon Stephens

The Story: Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; as a youngster on the Autism spectrum he is exceptionally intelligent but ill equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, Christopher sets out to identify the true culprit.

Based On: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is based on the award-winning 2003 debut novel from British author Mark Haddon.

Show History: The play premiered at the U.K.’s National Theatre in 2012 and went on to transfer to the Apollo Theatre in London's West End in March 2013. It closed temporarily after a roof collapse at the Apollo, and reopened in July 2014 at the Gielgud Theatre where it is still running.

Producers: Stuart Thompson, Tim Levy for NT America, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Nick Starr & 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, The Shubert Organization, The National Theatre

Other Honors:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite New Play
—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Play
—Drama League Award for Outstanding Production Of A Broadway Or Off-Broadway Play
—(UK) Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play
—(UK) Whatsonstage.com Award for Best New Play

Fun Fact: The title for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is actually a quote from famous literary detective Sherlock Holmes, uttered in author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 1892 short story Silver Blaze about the disappearance of a valuable racehorse.

Other Nominees for Best Play

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