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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at SpeakEasy

BOSTON, MA: From October 20 to November 25, 2017, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the Boston Regional Theatre premiere of the 2015 Tony Award-winning play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. Based on 2003 novel by Mark Haddon, and adapted by Simon Stephens, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME follows the story of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old math savant who talks in loud declamatory sentences, doesn’t do chat, and can’t stand to be touched. When he discovers one night that his neighbor’s dog has been murdered, Christopher sets out to solve the crime, embarking on an exciting journey that will change his world forever.

SpeakEasy Stage Company Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault will direct the company’s production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. Mr. Daigneault’s recent SpeakEasy directing credits include the acclaimed productions of The Scottsboro Boys, Significant Other, Violet, Mothers & Sons, Big Fish, The Color Purple, In the Heights, and Next to Normal. Mr. Daigneault is the recipient of three Elliot Norton Awards, including the 2014 Norton Award for Sustained Excellence.

Eliott Purcell, a 2017 Elliot Norton Award nominee for his work as Jason/Tyrone in SpeakEasy’s production of Hand to God, will play Christopher Boone. Laura Latreille and Craig Mathers will play Christopher’s parents, Judy and Ed Boone; and Jackie Davis will play Christopher’s beloved teacher Siobhan. Rounding out the cast are Tim Hackney, Cheryl McMahon, Christine Power, Alejandro Simoes, Damon Singletary, and Gigi Watson, each of whom will take on multiple roles.

This artistic and design team includes Christopher and Justin Swader (set), Gail Astrid Buckley (costumes), Jeff Adelberg (lighting), David Remedios (sound); and Joe Stallone (props). Yo-El Cassell, the current Head of Movement for Boston University’s School of Theatre, will handle choreography.

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will run for six weeks, from October 20 through November 25, in the Roberts Studio Theatre in the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street in Boston’s South End.There will be a sensory-friendly performance on Sunday, November 19 at 3PM. Ticket prices start at $25, with discounts for students, seniors, and persons age 25 and under. For tickets or more information, the public is invited to call the box office at 617.933.8600 or visit
www.SpeakEasyStage.com

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