A Theatrical First / by Jerald Pierce

Seattle-based Mickey Rowe is the first actor on the autism spectrum to be cast as Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

The Tony Award-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens, based on the novel by Mark Haddon, centers around Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old boy on the autism spectrum.

When Christopher finds his neighbor's dog stuck through with a pitchfork, he temporarily becomes the police's prime suspect, a development that prompts him to seek out the real culprit.

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