Calling all readers! Multnomah County Library put together a reading list inspired by our production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. From detective stories to exploring living with Tourettes, the books on this list further explore themes related to the play.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an umbrella term for a category of neurological and developmental disorders that have particular shared characteristics; people on the autism spectrum often have atypical behaviors in the realms of communication and socialization, but it is important to recognize that each individual’s neurology is unique and the ways in which ASD manifests is distinct from person to person.
Actor Jamie Sanders, who plays Curious Incident’s protagonist Christopher, reprises the role after collaborating with Portland Center Stage Artistic Director Marissa Wolf when she directed the play at Kansas City Repertory Theatre in 2018. Prior to his debut at KCRep, dramaturgs Mary Allison Joseph and Bethany Sulecki sat down with Jamie to discuss Christopher’s journey and why this play resonates with him personally. We’re pleased to share excerpts of that conversation with Portland audiences as we welcome Jamie back to Christopher’s world.
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