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Delta Drama takes on British mystery novel in latest play
February 18, 2020

STOCKTON – Delta Drama returns later this month with a new production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” based on the mystery novel by British writer Mark Haddon.

The play, which is free and open to the community, tells the story of 15-year-old Christopher and his extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched, and he distrusts strangers.

Now it is 7 minutes after midnight, and Christopher stands beside his neighbor’s dead dog, Wellington, who has been speared with a garden fork. Finding himself under suspicion, Christopher is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington, and he carefully records each fact of the crime. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a thrilling journey that upturns his world.

The new production runs at the Tillie Lewis Theatre the weekends of Feb. 28-March 1 and March 6-March 8. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Please note that the show is recommended for ages 13 and up. Free tickets are available online, at the Box Office on Delta’s Stockton campus, or by calling (209) 954-5110.


PRODUCTION STAFF:                                                          

Director                                                                       Dennis Beasley

Costume Designer                                                     Jonathan Singer                                        

Set/Projection Designer                                             Kevin Bautch

Lighting Designer/Sound Designer                            Matt Litfin



Christopher                                                               Joseph Dahl

Ed                                                                               Ben Wimer

Siobhan                                                                     Nina Thiel

Judy                                                                           Daniela Santiuste-Loera

Mrs Shears and Others                                            Rachel Engh

Roger and Others                                                     Adrion Barker

Policeman and Others                                             Marcus Richard

Reverend Peters and Others                                  Christopher Bailey Hunter

No. 40 and Others                                                   Kayla McConnell

Mrs. Alexander, Posh Woman                               Zemmoia Bryant

Voice #1                                                                   Cassie Garcia

Voice #2                                                                   Nick Hernandez

Voice #4                                                                   Vincent Sosa

Voice #5                                                                   Alexandra Perez

Voice #6                                                                   Brianna Pacheco


About Delta Drama:

The Drama Program believes in the importance of providing to the college community a Drama curriculum that develops knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for transfer to the upper division level as well as fulfilling AA Degree general education requirements. 

The Drama Program provides a rigorous, disciplined, and integrated curriculum designed to meet the vocational demands of the theatre profession. We offer scholarships to new students who qualify.

The Actor Training program is a two-year course of study in which students who have successfully auditioned can concentrate their efforts in rigorous acting classes three times a week in the first year and five times a week in the second year, while also studying stagecraft in separate technical classes.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time