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Southeast Missourian

Notre Dame's 'The 39 Steps' production a Mel Brooks twist on a Hitchcock film
Southeast Missourian
"The 39 Steps" is adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan based on an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon. While the film plot was more of a spy thriller with the hero Richard Hannay trying to prevent a spy organization ...

Oct 30, 2014 | 1:02 am

The 39 Steps is a unique, wacky fast-paced theatre experience
If you want to see the most unique and spectacularly wacky theatre production ever, you must see East Side Players opening show of the season, The 39 Steps. Written by Patrick Barlow, this show's plot seems like a typical spy-thriller, but it's how the ...

Oct 29, 2014 | 8:59 am


The 39 Steps Is Early Alfred Hitchcock at its Finest
Although many of Hitchcock's earlier works are recognized as classics, The 39 Steps is the best of the bunch. Like many film buffs, I watched Hitchcock's most well-known films first like Psycho, North By Northwest, Rear Window, and Vertigo. It wasn't ...
Richard J. Leskosky: Hitchcock comes to the VirginiaChampaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Hitchcock Week set for Calhoun's GEM TheatreNorthwest Georgia News

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Oct 26, 2014 | 9:10 pm

UW-Rock Cty performs 'The 39 Steps'
Beloit Daily News
UW-Rock County Theatre will present the play “The 39 Steps,” John Buchen's thrilling adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's film of the same name in which a small cast plays more than 140 roles. Performances will be held in the Kirk Denmark Theatre in Wells ...

Oct 24, 2014 | 5:10 pm

'The 39 Steps' lead to unabashed silliness
San Jose Mercury News
That's precisely the experience awaiting anyone who takes in the thoroughly ridiculous, but tremendously agreeable "The 39 Steps," running through Nov. 2 at Hillbarn Theatre in Foster City. For starters, two rubber-faced adult munchkins in the guise of ...

Oct 21, 2014 | 11:00 pm

Prospect High School presents "The 39 Steps"
Chicago Tribune
In "The 39 Steps," a man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she's a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called "The 39 Steps" is hot on the man's trail in a nationwide manhunt that ...

Oct 21, 2014 | 10:33 am

Stark Insider

Something different on 'The 39 Steps'
Stark Insider
Just seven years ago, The 39 Steps opened in the US, before garnering a passel of awards. However, if you're looking for the noir Hitchcock thriller, look elsewhere. This production at Hillbarn Theatre is rich in the over-the-top British humor of Monty ...

Oct 20, 2014 | 10:57 am

Snug Theatre's 'The 39 Steps' is a stairway to hilarity
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
When Alfred Hitchcock directed “The 39 Steps” in 1935 he was still in the process of honing his cinematic trinity of suspense, sexuality and black humor. Seventy-one years later, Patrick Barlow reversed the order of the trinity moving humor to the ...

Oct 20, 2014 | 3:52 am

THE 39 STEPS (Bristol Riverside Theatre): Intense mystery and low comedy
Intense mystery and low comedy have been combining in Patrick Barlow's stage version of THE 39 STEPS since Maria Aitken staged John Buchan's cleverly plotted spy thriller in London in 2005. Alfred Hitchcock may have started the comic infusion with his ...

Oct 14, 2014 | 3:25 pm

Review: The 39 Steps (blog)
The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow's winking romp through Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 film, itself adapted from John Buchan's 1915 spy novel, has proved it has the goods to be a regional theater staple in perpetuity. The play lands at Bristol Riverside Theatre ...

Oct 5, 2014 | 1:59 pm