The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Takes Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences on an Intensely Compelling Journey

Autism has been a subject of growing fascination over the years, with movies such as Rain Man (1988), Mozart and the Whale (2005), and many others, attempting to make the public more aware of the augmented realities of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With autism on the rise, the need to understand this new… Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Takes Raleigh Little Theatre Audiences on an Intensely Compelling Journey

Curious Incident… Actor Gene Gillette Takes a Unique Kid on a Backstage Tour of DPAC

Gene Gillette and Lane at the Stage Door (photo by Dustin K. Britt)

My review, Autism Takes Center Stage at DPAC in an Ingenious Adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, highlighted the experience of one of my students (who I’m calling “Lane”) after seeing the production on its opening night, Feb. 21st, at the Durham Performing Arts Center’s. Lane is often hesitant to… Continue reading Curious Incident… Actor Gene Gillette Takes a Unique Kid on a Backstage Tour of DPAC

Autism Takes Center Stage at DPAC in an Ingenious Adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Gene Gillette (left) and Adam Langdon star as Ed and Christopher Boone (photo by Joan Marcus)

“It was too loud,” the pink-haired boy declares. He is soft-spoken, eyes cast downward as he tugs at his jacket zipper. We are standing in the red-carpeted lobby after Tuesday night’s opening performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Durham Performing Arts Center. As the crowd spilled into the… Continue reading Autism Takes Center Stage at DPAC in an Ingenious Adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’s Choice Cast Tells the Story with Confidence, Humor, and Precision

The U.S. Tour stars Adam Langdon (center) as Christopher Boone (photo by Joan Marcus)

It took the English a century and a half of debate before they opened the remarkable National Theatre of Great Britain on the Southbank in the late 1970s. Before that, the NT had been a glint in the eye of men and women, such as George Bernard Shaw, Lillian Baylis, and Harley Granville-Barker. They pushed,… Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’s Choice Cast Tells the Story with Confidence, Humor, and Precision

DPAC Presents Simon Stephens’ Olivier and Tony Award® Winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, on Feb. 21-26

The U.S. Tour stars Adam Langdon (center) as Christopher Boone (photo by Joan Marcus)

The Durham Performing Arts Center’s is excited to present the U.S. tour of the National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning 2012 production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, on Feb. 21-26 as part of its 2016-17 SunTrust Broadway Series. Ingeniously adapted for the stage by English playwright Simon Stephens (Heisenberg) and… Continue reading DPAC Presents Simon Stephens’ Olivier and Tony Award® Winner, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, on Feb. 21-26