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THE 39 STEPS Welcomes Hitchcock Aficianado to Talkback Series

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’s
THE 39 STEPS

WELCOMES HITCHCOCK AFICIANADO

ADAM PHILIPS

FOR A SPECIAL TALK BACK ON MONDAY, JUNE 7

FOLLOWING THE PERFORMANCE

Tony award-winning comedy currently playing at New World Stages.

“This delicious deconstruction of Hitchcock’s classic film has been happily re-incarnated Off Broadway.”
New York Times

“The new four person cast has enlivened the show with their own brand of zaniness.  Editor’s Pick!”
New York Magazine

 

Alfred Hitchcock’s THE 39 STEPS welcomes Adam Philips for a special talk back on Monday, June 7 following the performance.  Adam is a Hitchcock aficionado and owner of the blog “Hitchcock and Me”.

Additional guests for the Monday night talk backs will be announced soon.

Alfred Hitchcock’s THE 39 STEPS is currently playing at the New World Stages/ Stage 1 (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

Talk Back Bio:

ADAM PHILIPS

A lifelong film enthusiast, Adam Philips launched the website “Hitchcock and Me” in late 2009 with one simple goal: to watch and blog about the 52 movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock in one year. In April, Philips began the first-ever “39 Steps Fest” in conjunction with the off-Broadway production featuring over 150 characters played by a cast of four.  By day, Philips work at DC Comics. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, creativity coach Julia Roberts, and their three children. Subscribe to his blog at http://hitchcockandme.wordpress.com, or follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/arphilips.

Adapted by Patrick Barlow and directed by Maria Aitken, THE 39 STEPS is based on an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon and on the book by John Buchan.  

THE 39 STEPS features a cast of four actors who, against all odds, breathlessly and hilariously attempt to reenact all of the characters, locations and famous scenes in Hitchcock’s 1935 film thriller with just a few props and a lot of theatrical ingenuity and split second quick changes.  

The cast features John Behlmann as Richard Hannay, Cameron Folmar as Man #2, Jamie Jackson as Man #1 and Kate MacCluggage as Annabella Schmidt/Pamela/Margaret.  The production also features Greg Jackson and Jane Pfitsh.

Set and costume design is by Peter McKintosh, lighting design is by Kevin Adams and sound design is by Mic Pool.  Original movement was created by Toby Sedgwick.  Additional movement is created by Christopher Bayes.  Production stage manager is M. William Shiner.

TICKETS:

Tickets ($89.50 – 69.50) are available through Telecharge at 212-239-6200 or online at www.telecharge.com.  Student rush is available for $27.50.   All prices include a $1.50 facility fee.  Performances are Monday, Wednesday – Friday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 3:00 and 8:00 PM, Sunday at 3:00 and 7:00 PM. 

Ben Brantley of the New York Times recently re-visited the show and raved about it here: NewYorkTimesreview

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www.39StepsNY.com

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