The 39 Steps

by Patrick Barlow and Alfred Hitchcock

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The 39 Steps is a loving, irreverent, and hilarious spoof of and homage to Hitchcock and the cinematic thriller. Based on a classic Alfred Hitchcock spy movie,the play uses only four actors to create the expansive world of the movie. It's "absurdly enjoyable, gleefully theatrical" (in Ben Brantley's words) and "a valentine to that kind of creativity and imagination, of doing so much with so little" (in Arnie Burton's words). But most of all, it's a show that dares to declare: "Let's just all set ourselves resolutely to make this world a happier place!" (in the show's own). And by putting on silly costumes, accents, and running around frantically pretending to do a chase across the Scottish moors, we intend to do just that.
Contact the Show
at stephanie.addenbrooke@yale.edu
Performances
April 2 at 8:00pm
April 3 at 8:00pm
April 4 at 2:00pm
April 4 at 8:00pm
@ Calhoun Cabaret
Reservations
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Cast
Richard HannaySimon Schaitkin
Annabella/Margaret/PamelaStefani Kuo
Clown #1Eliza Hopkins
Clown #2Charlie Bardey
Production Staff
DirectorZachary Elkind
ProducerStephanie Addenbrooke
Stage ManagerDeborah Leffell
Technical DirectorRyan Reza
Costume DesignerIvy Sanders Schneider
Sound DesignerCyrus Duff
Graphic DesignerMert Dilek
Assistant DirectorZoe Huber-Weiss
Assistant DirectorMiles Walter
Assistant Stage ManagerAlexa Derman
Assistant Stage ManagerGregory Ng

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