Alley Theatre presents Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps
The Alley Theatre will present Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, the Exxon Mobil Summer Chills production offering a fun and exciting escape from the sizzling summer heat. Based on the classic film by Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps is adapted by Patrick Barlow and is directed by Mark Shanahan.
Comedy-thriller adventure Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, packed with nonstop laughs and over 150 eccentric characters all played by four actors, is a riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft that amounts to an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure. A mysterious organization, "The 39 Steps," is hot on an ordinary man's trail in a nationwide manhunt after a woman who claimed to be a spy is murdered. What follows is an exhilarating mix of Hitchcock masterpiece, juicy spy novel intrigue, and a dash of Monty Python madcap in a fast-paced whodunit perfect for all ages.