"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" will end its two-year run on Broadway this fall.

Alex Sharp accepts the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" onstage at the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Producers of the show about a gifted 15-year-old mathematician with Asperger's syndrome said the play will close Set. 4 after playing 23 previews and 800 regular performances.

The London import is based on an adaptation of Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and was adapted by playwright Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott.

It won the best new play Tony Award and recouped its $4.75 million capitalization. In London, it continues to play at the Gielgud Theatre and a U.S. tour will launch in October.

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