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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG Discover Aspergers' beautiful mathematical brain

  • Mar 4, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Awarded by Whitbread and the Guardian, this clever and fascinating play will introduce us to the beautiful mind of Autistic people.

I can warmly recommend the related book The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night Time..

If you know some people who are on the autistic spectrum, this is a mind-blowing insight on how they think and into the completely different way they relate to the universe around!

Asperger syndrome is quite common, it is also known as "the geek syndrome" as many Aspies have a mathematical and systemizing perception of the world and tend to be quite aloof in social situations.

I ve been fascinated by Aspergers and autism since years and they can be incredibly loyal and imaginative friends if you are willing to help them communicating and overcoming the autism barriers. They tend to interpret the world by decoding its invisible patterns and making sense of its underlying symmetrical and mathematical structure, rather than understanding the world intuitively or by feelings and emotions. Asperger are also called "the hyper-male" brain as opposed to the "female model" which is guided by emotions rather than rules.

SOME IDEAS FOR DISCUSSION (and for potential controversy (-: ),

Why are the best engineers and inventors male?

Is there a strong natural predisposition in the male brain, is there an "irresistible attraction" to numbers, to "systemizing" meaning decrypting the rules behind phenomena?

Are women naturally selected to nurture and have a predominant emotional approach to life..?

Did you know that it s believed Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton both had Asperger syndrome?

So, the great news is that there are still a couple of tickets at £12 which is an unbelievable price for this worldwide acclaimed play! The last show at the National Theatre recently sold out in few days (Ask Marion :)

If £12 sells out, the next price slot is £24.. so reserve your seat now :) (My seat is E8)

https://secure.nationaltheatre.org.uk/performance?id=39366&syos=1&ba_only=&hide=&return_url=shows%252Fthe-curious-incident-of-the-dog-in-the-night-time-at-the-apollo-theatre%253Fdates%253...

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  • Timothy P.

    Fantastic piece of theatre. It could have been directed by Danny Boyle, with all that creativity.. Thanks for organising Penny!

    March 6, 2013

  • Ioanna

    Great show!

    March 6, 2013

  • sofia

    have read the book, didn't know what to expect, wow, exceeded all expectations. What a brilliant piece of theatre

    March 5, 2013

  • Daniela

    I really liked mixing the musical genre and classic theatre, with some great scenography and light and sound effects. There were a lot of subtle underlying themes, like the critic of London's very dehumanized lifestyle (the guy in his clean suit wouldn't jump on the tracks to save the kid).. Five stars to the puppy dog! Thanks guys for your cheerful attendance!

    March 4, 2013

  • Elle

    just bought a nose-bleed ticket from the box office. look forward to catching up later...

    March 4, 2013

  • Ben

    Seat B25

    1 · February 26, 2013

  • Julian

    F12

    1 · February 26, 2013

  • Daniela

    E8 (+Barbara)

    February 14, 2013

  • Pamela

    Am D12

    February 6, 2013

  • Porsche

    Looks good; may do this as there are a few £12.00 seats left.

    1 · December 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Coming! :-)

    1 · December 14, 2012

  • Franziska

    Balcony F7

    December 10, 2012

  • Judy

    Mine's E4

    December 10, 2012

  • Mehdi

    E12

    1 · December 10, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have E5

    December 10, 2012

  • Ioanna

    I booked E6 and E7 :-)

    1 · December 10, 2012

  • Marion

    We saw this play recently when it was still in the National Theatre. It's amazing.

    http://www.meetup.com/London-European-Club/events/77151202/

    1 · December 10, 2012

  • Daniela

    I have booked E8 if you want to sit nearby :)

    December 10, 2012

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