A play by Simon Stephens based on the novel of the same name by Mark Haddon. During its premiere run, the play tied the record for winning the most Olivier Awards (seven), including Best New Play at the 2013 ceremony.
Christopher Boone, a 15-year old amateur detective and mathematical prodigy on the autistic spectrum from Swindon, England, investigates the death of a neighbour's dog, aided by a kindly school mentor, but resisted by his neighbors and his father. His investigation takes him to London where he is re-united with his mother, and back to Swindon, where he reconciles with his father and passes the GCE Advanced Level Mathematics exam.
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