Duluth East High School’s spring production is the story of an intelligent teenage boy who struggles with the social nuances of day-to-day life.

In “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time,” Christopher is accused of killing the neighbor’s dog, so he kicks up an investigation to find the real killer. In the process, he discovers that he has been fed some life lies.

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time,” based on the book by Mark Haddon, plays at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at Duluth East High School, 301 N. 40th Ave E. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students.