Gallery 7 Theatre

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    A play by Simon Stephens
    Based on the novel by Mark Haddon

    Matsqui Centennial Auditorium

    Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Literary
    Adventure
    Drama

    Based on the best-selling, modern classic novel for children and adults by Mark Haddon, teenager Christopher excels at math but struggles to interpret the nuances of everyday life.

    Late at night, he discovers his neighbour’s dog, Wellington, stabbed to death with a garden fork. Determined to solve the mystery of who murdered the pet, Christopher embarks on an epic adventure where his world as he knows it will never be the same.

    A poignant and funny story of family, adolescence, discovering potential and embracing limitations, this highly acclaimed theatrical play won the 2013 Olivier Award and 2015 Tony Award for Best Play.

    Performance Information

    Running time

    Approximately 2 hours & fifteen minutes, plus one, twenty-minute intermission.

    Location

    Matsqui Centennial Auditorium
    32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford

    Showtimes

    May 17 & 18, 22 – 25, 2024 @ 7:30 PM
    Matinees: May 18 & 25 @ 2:00 PM
    Student Matinee: May 21, 2024 @ 10:30 AM

    Content Warning

    Age Recommendation

    This production is recommended for ages 16+.

    Content Warning

    This production features occasional strong coarse language.

    ...
    “This adaptation by the acclaimed playwright Simon Stephens is intensely, innately theatrical; it is also funny and extremely moving…resonates with quality.”
    Telegraph (London)
    “…just terrific…a profoundly moving play about adolescence, fractured families, mathematics, colours and lights…dazzling.”
    Independent (London)
    “A beautiful, eloquent, dazzlingly inventive show about the wonders of life.”
    Evening Standard (London)

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