“The Cu­ri­ous In­ci­dent of the Dog in the Night-Time” at the Ah­man­son Theatre:

Los Angeles Times - - SUNDAY CALENDAR -

A Tony Award-win­ning adap­ta­tion of Mark Had­don’s best­selling 2003 novel, this story of a boy named Christo­pher who in­ves­ti­gates the death of a neigh­bor’s pet of­fers an im­mer­sive, em­pa­thetic ven­ture into its main char­ac­ter’s mind, which func­tions on the autism spec­trum. Flashes of light, video pro­jec­tions and blasts of elec­tronic noise trans­form a spare stage into a bustling train sta­tion or Christo­pher’s hor­ror of be­ing un­ex­pect­edly touched and add a vivid yet hu­mane warmth to his jour­ney.

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