Casting Announced for The National Theatre Production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
Winner of 5 Tony Awards including Best Play!
A NEW PLAY BY SIMON STEPHENS
ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY MARK HADDON
DIRECTED BY MARIANNE ELLIOTT
Five Tony Awards including Best Play,
Six Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Play,
Five Outer Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding New Broadway Play,
Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play
WILL PLAY THE
PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
February 7 – 12, 2017
In Providence, Part of the
Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series
Providence, RI - The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) has announced casting for the Providence engagement of the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel. With direction by Tony Award winner Marianne Elliott (War Horse and Curious Incident), the critically acclaimed production will perform at PPAC February 7 – 12, 2017. In Providence, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series.
The cast will star Juilliard graduate Adam Langdon as Christopher, Gene Gillette (War Horse) as Ed, Felicity Jones Latta (Metamorphoses) as Judy, Maria Elena Ramirez (Fish in the Dark) as Siobhan, and Amelia White (The Heiress) as Mrs. Alexander. The ensemble includes Brian Robert Burns (War Horse), Francesca Choy-Kee (Disgraced), Josephine Hall (Les Liaisons Dangereuses), John Hemphill (School of Rock), Robyn Kerr (Dark Vanilla Jungle), Kathy McCafferty (Dada Woof Papa Hot), Tim McKiernan (War Horse), J. Paul Nicholas (Blood and Gifts), Geoffrey Wade (Translations), and Tim Wright (Curious Incident/Broadway). Benjamin Wheelwright (Curious Incident/Broadway) will play Christopher at certain performances.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway is the recipient of five Tony Awards including Best Play, six Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Play, five Outer Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding New Broadway Play, and the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play. The production was named among the Top 10 productions of 2014 by amNY, Associated Press, Bergen Record, Broadway.com, Broadway Insider, Chicago Tribune, Daily News, Deadline, Entertainment Weekly, Hollywood Reporter, Huffington Post, New York Magazine, New York Post, NY-1, The New York Times, Playbill, Star Ledger, Time Magazine, Time Out New York, and Towleroad.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME tells the story of fifteen-year old Christopher Boone, who has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.
The production is designed by Tony Award-winner Bunny Christie and Tony Award-winning video designer Finn Ross, with lighting by Tony Award winner Paule Constable, choreography by Scott Graham and Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, music by Adrian Sutton, sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph, and hair and wig design by David Brian Brown. Casting is by Daniel Swee and Cindy Tolan.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME transferred to London’s West End, following a sold-out run at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre in 2012. The production received seven 2013 Olivier Awards, including Best New Play and continues to play to sold-out houses at the Gielgud Theatre in London. A UK and Ireland Tour launched in 2014 and a second tour of the UK and Ireland will embark in January of 2017.
CURIOUS INCIDENT, the longest running play on Broadway in the past 10 years, opened on October 5, 2014 at the Barrymore Theatre, winning five Tony Awards including Best Play, six Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Play, five Outer Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding Production of a Broadway Play, and the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or off-Broadway Play.
The North American Tour is produced by Stuart Thompson, Tim Levy for NT America, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures Inc., Lisa Burger for NT Productions, Bob Boyett, Roger and William Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Roy Furman, Glass Half Full Productions, Ruth Hendel, JFLT TLP Partnership, Jon B. Platt, Scott Rudin, Triple Play Broadway and The Shubert Organization.
Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was published in 2003. It was the winner of more than 17 literary awards, including prizes in the US, Japan, Holland and Italy as well as the Whitbread Book of the Year Award in the UK in 2004 and has been translated into 44 languages. His latest work, The Pier Falls, was released in May 2016.
In Providence, tickets for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME are on sale now at the PPAC Box Office (located at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), online at www.ppacri.org and by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787). Tickets start at $36; all ticket prices include a $3 per ticket restoration charge and are subject to change without notice. Please visit PPAC’s website for current prices. Box Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 10A to 5P; Saturday, 10A to 2P and two hours prior to curtain times on performance days.
Orders for groups of fifteen or more may be placed by contacting Paul Hiatt at [email protected] or (401) 574-3162.
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