Based on the 2013 mystery novel by Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time tells the story of Christopher Boone, a 15 year-old boy with an exceptional mind. Though Christopher is a genius at math, he sees the world in a unique way and struggles to cope with everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his block, he hates being touched, and he distrusts strangers. One evening just after midnight, Christopher discovers that his neighbor’s dog has been killed with a garden fork, and he decides to channel his hero Sherlock Holmes to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. As Christopher bravely embarks on his detective work, he soon realizes that there is a bigger mystery lurking within his neighborhood. Forbidden by his father but determined to solve the crime, Christopher goes on an adventure and uncovers life-changing secrets that alter his world forever.