Autistic Actor role in a Broadway Play.
By Aliyah Rich
There are many actors who have played Christopher Boone in a play called The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Nighttime based on the book of the same name. But one was the first autistic actor to play a autistic character. Mickey Rowe is a actor is known to play Christopher Boone a young teen with autism who choose to solve a murder mystery involving the neighbor’s dog while having huge adventure around it. Mickey Rowe has been in many news media for his role including PBS, Teen Vogue, Playbill, NPR, CNN’S Great Big Story, Huffington Post and more. Representation is one way of showing characters you can relate to and make you feel appreciated . Mickey Rowe show that those with autism have many opportunities in life including acting.