I do not tell lies. Mother used to say that this was because I was a good person. But it is not because I am a good person. It is because I can't tell lies.
ABOUT THIS SHOW
Based on the critically acclaimed book by Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time focuses on Christopher, a young boy with an extraordinary brain. When the neighbor’s dog Wellington is found dead, Christopher launches an investigation into the mystery surrounding the dog’s murder. As he searches for the truth on his first ever excursion by himself, he uncovers surprises about himself and his family, exploring the hidden secrets and challenges in everyday life.
Everyone is welcome to attend our Relaxed/Sensory-Friendly performance, Saturday, October 27. For more information, please visit this event page.
Watch & Listen
Cast & Artists
- Director Jonathan Berry
- Playwright Simon Stephens
- Author Mark Haddon
- Scenic and Lighting Design Brandon Wardell
- Costume Design Stephanie Cluggish
- Sound Design and Original Music Pornchanok Kanchanabanca
- Projection Design Joseph A. Burke
- Movement Creation Dan Plehal
- Dialect Coach Kate DeVore
- Stage Manager Michelle Medvin
★ ★ ★ (out of 4)
"...a beautiful piece of theater on so many levels"
– Chicago Tribune
"Terry Bell [Christopher]…garners immense sympathy and admiration from the audience…in Steppenwolf's Curious Incident …the play comes beautifully alive"
– Broadway World
"An absolute thrillride, with satisfying twists and turns that fans of any whodunnit-type story will enjoy"
– Picture This Post
Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person.If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.