Tuesday, 7 October 2014

First casting announced for Curious Incident UK Tour

First casting has been announced for the new touring production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Marianne Elliott's production recently resumed its West End run and opened on Broadway. The first UK and Ireland Tour launches in December starring Joshua Jenkins as Christopher.

The cast also includes: Geraldine Alexander (Siobhan), Chris Ashby (alternate Christopher), Emmanuelle Cole (Punk Girl), Edward Grace (Mr Thompson), Gina Isaac (Judy) and Stuart Laing (Ed). Further casting to be announced.

The 31-city tour begins previews in December 2014 in Salford, with a press night at the Lowry on Friday 9 January 2015.

The tour will then continue to the New Theatre, Hull, the Grand Opera House, York, Newcastle Theatre Royal, Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, Plymouth Theatre Royal, Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury, the Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Nottingham Theatre Royal, Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff, Bradford Alhambra, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Birmingham Hippodrome, Curve Theatre, Leicester, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Hall for Cornwall, Truro, New Theatre, Oxford, Liverpool Empire, Bristol Hippodrome, Sunderland Empire, Glasgow Kings Theatre, Leeds Grand Theatre, His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen, Norwich Theatre Royal, Sheffield Lyceum, Bord Gais Theatre, Dublin, Grand Opera House, Belfast, Bath Theatre Royal and finally Milton Keynes Theatre in November 2015.

Simon Stephens' adaptation of Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time received seven Olivier Awards last year, including Best New Play, Best Director, Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design. 

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