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Ended 16 Jan 2011 after 9 months

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Absurdly enjoyable, gleefully theatrical riff on Alfred Hitchcocks 1935 film.

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Closed 16 Jan 2011

Take a look here to see if The 39 Steps is showing somewhere nearby

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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Matinee - - - - - 2 pm 3 pm
Evening 8 pm - 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 7 pm

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Opening night: 25 March 2010

Closing night: 16 January 2011

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3 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)

Mikey: “Great Show”

Saw the 39 steps in June and had a great time - this is such a funny show a... more

AS: “Funny, Entertaining”

Great show!! Hysterical, well acted, entertaining. I would recommend this t... more

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