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

Fifteen-year-old Christopher, a mathematics prodigy who struggles to understand the nuances of everyday life, seeks to solve the mystery of who murdered his neighbour’s dog, Wellington, and embarks on an epic journey that will change his life. A story of family, adolescence, and discovering true potential emerges in this highly theatrical Tony-award winning play.

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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 story of family, discovering potential and embracing limitations, this highly theatrical play won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play.

“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)