The 39 Steps
by Patrick Barlow, John Buchan
Full Length Play, Comedy / 3m, 1f
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This two-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of four), an onstage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers, and some good old-fashioned romance! I
WINNER! 2007 LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARD - Best New Comedy
6 Time TONY AWARD Nominee in 2008! - Best Play, Best Director, Best Costume Design, Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design (winner), Best Sound Design(winner).
WINNER! 2008 DRAMA DESK AWARD for Unique Theatrical Experience
“Theatre at its finest!... Absurdly enjoyable! This gleefully theatrical riff on Hitchcock's film is fast and frothy, performed by a cast of four that seems like a cast of thousands." - The New York Times, Read More
“The most entertaining show on Broadway!" - The New York Post
“Ingenuous! A dizzy delight!" - Daily News, Read More
“Riotous & marvelous!" - The New York Post, Read More
"Rollicking Fun! Hugely Entertaining!" - Sunday Times
"Clever, very funny, imaginative and brilliantly acted!" - The Guardian
"Dizzyingly entertaining show!" - A Daily Telegraph
"A wonderful triumph of theatre!" - BBC Radio 4
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Our Picks For The 2019/20 Season
January 7, 2019
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- Time Period: 1930s
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: Various setttings and locations througout Europe.
- Additional Features: Physical Comedy
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Expandable casting
- Flexible casting
- Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
- Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)