The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Simon Stephens |
Based on the novel by Mark Haddon |
Directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge

The 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Play, The Curious Incident is an immersive adventure that puts audiences in the shoes of 15-year-old sleuth Christopher. He’s a brilliant young man, but struggles to process everyday information. Suspected of killing his neighbor’s dog, Christopher journeys into London to track down the true culprit. But can he withstand the sensory overload of the big city?

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Cast & Creative Staff


  • Nick LaMedica (Christopher)
  • Jimmy Kieffer (Ed)
  • Kathleen Wise (Siobhan)
  • Dale Hodges (Mrs. Alexander)
  • Amy Blackman (Judy)
  • Kevin Cutts (Roger Shears)
  • Laiona Michelle (Mrs. Shears)
  • Dathan B. Williams (Reverend Peters)
  • Michael Baxter (Mr. Thompson)
  • Ka-Ling Cheung (Punk Girl)


  • Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Director and Choreographer)
  • Narelle Sissons (Scenic Designer)
  • Leon Wiebers (Costume Designer)
  • Matthew Richards (Lighting Designer)
  • David Bullard (Sound Designer)
  • Michael Baxter (Associate Choreographer)

Enhance Your Experience

  • Join us for a Talk Theatre presentation about The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Monday, September 11 at Opera Theatre of St. Louis (210 Hazel Avenue). Dr. Doug Erwin, K-12 Fine Arts Coordinator of the Ferguson-Florissant School District, discusses parenting a child with autism.
  • Stay for Post-Show Discussions with cast members and Rep staff after the following performances: September 13 (matinee), September 14, September 21 and September 27.
  • Our partners at the Saint Louis Art Museum present a free, docent-led tour that ties in with the themes of The Curious Incident. Experience a sensory overload of art, featuring Fauve, Surreal and Expressionist works in the Art Museum's collection. Tour dates and times:
    • September 9; 11:00 a.m.

    • September 17; 2:00 p.m.

    • September 30; 11:00 a.m.

Age Recommendations

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is recommended for adults and teen audiences. The show contains adult relationships, strong language and moments of violence against animals and humans.