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39 Steps - Off-Broadway

A hilarious whodunit based on Alfred Hitchcock’s classic original film.

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Original Broadway 39 Steps Cast Member Arnie Burton & More Tapped for New York Revival

Original Broadway 39 Steps Cast Member Arnie Burton & More Tapped for New York Revival

Original Broadway cast member Arnie Burton will reprise his role of Clown #2 in the upcoming off-Broadway revival of 39 Steps. Directed by Maria Aitken, the production will begin an open-ended run at the Union Square Theatre on April 1 and will officially open on April 13.

Burton will be joined by Billy Carter as Clown #1, Broadway vet Robert ...

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The 39 Steps Will Return Off-Broadway in the Spring

The 39 Steps Will Return Off-Broadway in the Spring

The 39 Steps is returning off-Broadway to the Union Square Theatre! According to an Equity casting notice, the comic-thriller will begin previews on April 1, 2015 and officially open on April 9.

Adapted from the 1935 Hitchcock film thriller by Patrick Barlow and directed by Maria Aitken, The 39 Steps features a cast of four actors who reenact all of ...

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A Backstage Walk Through the Crazy Antics of The 39 Steps

A Backstage Walk Through the Crazy Antics of The 39 Steps
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In off-Broadway's The 39 Steps, the hilarious crime caper lovingly spoofing the classic 1935 Alfred Hitchcock suspense film of the same name, four actors go into full-on chameleon mode as they play more than 100 characters (sometimes quickly transforming on stage with just the change of a hat!). The hard-working cast does backstage duty, as well, using shadow puppets ...

The Cast of The 39 Steps Laughs it Up at Off-Broadway Opening

The Cast of The 39 Steps Laughs it Up at Off-Broadway Opening
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After two years on Broadway (which wrapped in January), the hilarious Hitchcock spoof The 39 Steps has found a new home at off-Broadway's New World Stages, just a few more than 39 steps away from its last home at the Helen Hayes Theatre. On April 15 the four-member cast, who play dozens of characters, celebrated their new opening night ...

The 39 Steps Spends Thanksgiving with The Clintons

The 39 Steps Spends Thanksgiving with The Clintons
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The 39 Steps may be a West End transfer directed by a Brit, set in the Scottish countryside and starring an Irishman, but the long-running Hitchcock spoof had two truly all-American guests on November 28: former President of the United States Bill Clinton and reigning Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton! The couple dropped in on Helen Hayes Theatre for ...

The 39 Steps Eyes Off-Broadway Transfer

The 39 Steps Eyes Off-Broadway Transfer

It looks like the long-running stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps is headed off-Broadway. In a November 15 interview with The Washington Post, the show’s Tony-nominated director, Maria Aitken, confirmed the rumors that the comedy thriller will move from Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre to an unspecified off-Broadway venue, “where my producers optimistically think it will ...

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Hitchcock Would Be Proud: The 39 Steps Celebrates 700 Performances

Hitchcock Would Be Proud: The 39 Steps Celebrates 700 Performances
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Hilarious Hitchcockian whodunit The 39 Steps first took the Broadway stage on January 4, 2008. Three theaters, two Tony Awards and heaven only knows how many quick-changes later, the hit comedy spoof celebrated its 700th performance on November 10, 2009. The production, now playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre, celebrated as any show should: with really, really good cupcakes. Stars ...

The 39 Steps Ends Its Run

The 39 Steps Ends Its Run
Date
Jan 10, 2010
Where
Helen Hayes Theatre
Show
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Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps plays its final performance at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre.

The comedy thriller, adapted by Patrick Barlow from the classic novel and film and directed by Maria Aitken, opened at the American Airlines Theatre on January 15, 2008. The production moved to the Cort Theatre in April of 2008 and moved yet again in ...

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Tony Winner The 39 Steps Sets Closing Date

Tony Winner The 39 Steps Sets Closing Date

After a run of almost two years in three different Broadway theaters, Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps has posted its closing notice. The comedy thriller, adapted by Patrick Barlow from the classic novel and film and directed by Maria Aitken, will play its final performance on January 10, 2010. The show will have played 771 performances upon closing, making ...

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Alfred Hitchcock Lookalike Contest a 'Huge' Success at The 39 Steps

Alfred Hitchcock Lookalike Contest a 'Huge' Success at The 39 Steps
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The tongue-in-cheek Broadway adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps sponsored an equally cheeky onstage competition: a Hitchcock lookalike contest! On September 15, three rotund (and very game) finalists took the stage at the Helen Hayes Theatre for the second annual event, and Steve Solis was declared the winner via audience applause. Afterwards, the hardworking 39 Steps cast and ...

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