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240 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Ended 10 Jan 2010 after 11 months
Absurdly enjoyable, gleefully theatrical riff on Alfred Hitchcocks 1935 film.
Ben Brantley, New York Times
Mix an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of vintage Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a hilarious whodunit, part espionage thriller and part slapstick comedy, adapted for the stage from the famous film and novel.
Shots ring out across a crowded theatre and Richard Hannay is lured into a world of intrigue by a mysterious woman claiming to be a spy. When she winds up dead in his flat, he flees London with the police hot on his trail.
A runaway hit in London and the winner of the 2007 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, this tongue-in-cheek thriller features four actors taking on more than 150 roles.
Opened on Broadway : 16th December 2007
Transferred to the Helen Hayes Theater : 4th January 2009
Transfers to New World Stages : 24th March 2010
Closes: 16 January 2011
Audience: The 39 Steps is inappropriate for children aged 8 and under. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the New World Stages Theater.
Run time: One hour and 47 minutes with one 15 minute intermission
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Opening night: 21 January 2009
Closing night: 10 January 2010
3 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)
Saw the 39 steps in June and had a great time - this is such a funny show a... more
Great show!! Hysterical, well acted, entertaining. I would recommend this t... more
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