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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

September, 2020

The plot follows fifteen-year-old Christopher — on the autism spectrum — who has an extraordinary mind and a mystery to solve. Someone has killed the next-door neighbor’s dog with a garden fork and Christopher himself is a suspect. Determined to discover the true culprit, Christopher embarks on a detective journey, leading him to an earth-shattering discovery that will change his life forever.

This Simon Stephens’s Tony Award-winning adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel offers a richly theatrical exploration of this equally humorous and heartbreaking story.

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True to the original novel, Simon Stephens’s version drips with ideas.
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Evening Standard

Take part in a play by reading the dialogue as one of the characters and dive into thought-provoking discussions about the script.

Through a series of Zoom calls led by Resident Assistant Director Whitaker Gannon, everyone will gain a deeper understanding for the theatrical work that happens before you even see the curtain rise. Each virtual meeting will cover one act and conclude with a casual, friendly discussion.

No experience? No stress. This is open to people with varying levels of theatre experience, from the enthusiastic audience-member to the theatre pro.

Requirements

  • Stable Internet Connection
  • Computer/Tablet/Smartphone with Microphone and Camera
  • Zoom Video Conferencing App
Whitaker Gannon
Resident Assistant Director

Whitaker Gannon is a veteran of the Arts Center stage, having performed in six of our theatre productions and served as the assistant director for four productions. Additionally, she has taught several theatre and dance camps at the Arts Center over the past six years.

Whitaker graduated from Wake Forest University in 2019, as a Presidential Scholar in Art, majoring in Communications and graduating cum laude. She participated in multiple theatrical productions in various capacities: directing, performing, composing, and scenic designing.

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Brilliant, deep, and funny. Remarkable.
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The Times

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Community Partner
Bluffton Book Festival

Mystery & Thriller

Live with Eriq La Salle
November 12, 2020

Join us for a riveting two hour virtual event with Eriq La Salle, along with a panel of mystery & thriller authors, for a live keynote and discussion!

Virtual Play Club

Community Partner

Virtual Art Club

Five Modern Masters

November 17, 2020

An exciting enrichment opportunity for students who love art to create their own masterpieces after school.

Virtual Play Club

Community Partner

Master Class

Terminus

Modern Ballet Theatre
March 25, 2021

Enhance your training with the renowned Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre!

Virtual Play Club