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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 19, 2014 | 12:30 pm

Theater guild's "The 39 Steps" runs through Oct. 26
Laredo Morning Times
Laredo Theater Guild International is still shaking things up theatrically in its sixth season and 20th production with the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Award winner “The 39 Steps,” a hilarious comedy by Patrick Barlow based on John Buchan's 1915 spy ...

Oct 17, 2014 | 1:17 pm

LTGI Opens Season 6 With “The 39 Steps” At Laredo Center For The Arts Oct 15
Laredo Sun
LAREDO, TEXAS – Laredo Theater Guild International's 6th Season opens with the Tony, Drama Desk, and Olivier Award winner “The 39 Steps,” a hilarious, fast paced whodunit by Patrick Barlow based on John Buchan's 1915 spy novel and Alfred ...

Oct 15, 2014 | 1:01 am

Making the impossible happen for '39 Steps'
San Jose Mercury News
The play "The 39 Steps" presents a very large number of characters. Fortunately for the intimate Hillbarn Theatre, which is presenting the lively, Tony-winning comedy from Thursday through Nov. 2, playwright Patrick Barlow designed the work to be ...

Oct 14, 2014 | 11:44 pm

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

Broadway World

Review: Long Beach Playhouse aptly opens season with 'The 39 Steps'
Long Beach Press Telegram
The 39 Steps” is also a play, a spoof of the original film, done with just four actors, a hundred or more costume changes (who counted them?) and more energy than most playgoers can muster in an evening. On a proscenium stage it is a comic hoot as ...
BWW Reviews: A.D. Players Presents THE 39 STEPS - It's a Tippi Good TimeBroadway World

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Sep 29, 2014 | 11:19 pm

Seven Days

Theater Review: The 39 Steps, Lost Nation Theater
Seven Days
Lost Nation Theater's production of The 39 Steps is a loving exchange between audience and performers. The actors move a spindly 7-by-3-foot rectangle into place; the audience agrees it's a door. The main character clambers over a sawhorse and sways ...

Sep 24, 2014 | 1:45 pm