A scene from This Is Our Youth. via

Simon Stephens’s adaptation of Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, directed by Marianne Elliott (War Horse) for the National Theater at the Barrymore, is one of the more visually striking productions in recent memory. It calls to mind no other play but does resemble in a more than superficial way the recent staging of Philip Glass’s Einstein on the Beach at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and in Berkeley...


New to The New Criterion?

Subscribe for one year to receive ten print issues, and gain immediate access to our online archive spanning more than four decades of art and cultural criticism.

Popular Right Now