Monday, 15 September 2014

Curious Incident extends West End booking to May 2015

The National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has extended its West End booking period at the Gielgud Theatre to 23rd May 2015. Over 100,000 new tickets are now on sale for the booking period.

Winner of seven Olivier Awards including 'Best New Play' and having now been seen on stage by over 400,000 people, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is based on Mark Haddon’s award-winning novel, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott. 

The production, now running at the Gielgud Theatre, is designed by Bunny Christie, with lighting by Paule Constable, video design by Finn Ross, movement by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, music by Adrian Sutton and sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph. 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opened at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre in August 2012. Following the sell-out run at the NT the production transferred to the Apollo Theatre in March 2013. The Broadway premiere of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time began its run earlier this month at the Barrymore Theatre, with opening night on 5th October 2014. 

A tour of the UK and Ireland will open at The Lowry in Salford later this year. Next year Simon Stephens’ adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will be included as part of the AQA GCSE English literature set texts for English schools, making it the only modern play currently performing in the West End to be part of AQA Post-1914 drama and prose selection. 

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