Dazzling Broadway play in Detroit travels inside mind of autistic boy

Tony Award-winning play stuns crowds at Fisher
Posted at 1:16 PM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 13:16:13-04

The Tony Award-Winning play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," is lighting up the Fisher Theatre in Detroit. The technically stunning set  takes you into the mind of a boy who struggles with Autism, and sets out on a journey to solve a murder mystery.

The play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott. It runs through May 14thTicket prices start at $35 and are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, and online at or, and at The Fisher Theatre Box Office.

The plot centers around fifteen-year old Christopher 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.

Here's what New York Times critic Ben Brantley wrote about the show:  "Be prepared to have all your emotional and sensory buttons pushed, including a few you may have not known existed. "

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Here are the performance times for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME running through May 14th, 2017 at The Fisher Theatre, located at 3011 West Grand Blvd., in Detroit:


Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday evening performances at 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.