Go to The 39 Steps, 29 October–2 November 2019

This show is part of Collected Works 2019

29 October–2 November 2019

THIS PRODUCTION IS PART OF                      COLLECTED WORKS 2019 PURCHASE 4 SHOWS AND SAVE UP TO $40 OR MORE ON THE BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE BY BECOMING A SEASON TICKET HOLDER

A THEATRICAL ADVENTURE THAT’S HITCHCOCK AT TOP SPEED.

Pulled into a web of intrigue and deceit, accidental hero Richard Hannay must evade shadowy organisations and femme fatales, corrupt constables and frisky farmers’ wives. Twisted into knots by skullduggery and suspicion, Hannay must solve the mystery of the ‘39 Steps’ and save the motherland before it is too late… Based on Alfred Hitchcock’s film version of John Buchan’s 1915 adventure novel, The 39 Steps is equal parts farce, clowning masterclass and heart-stopping noir. So strap yourself in as four actors perform 139 roles in 100 minutes at breakneck hilarity.

“An hilarious tour de farce”  The Australian

“A modern comic masterpiece”  InDaily

“This is comic theatre at it’s best” Kryztoff

Show details:

Synopsis

29 October–2 November 2019

THIS PRODUCTION IS PART OF                     
COLLECTED WORKS 2019

PURCHASE 4 SHOWS AND SAVE UP TO $40
OR MORE ON THE BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE

BY BECOMING A SEASON TICKET HOLDER

A THEATRICAL ADVENTURE THAT’S HITCHCOCK AT TOP SPEED.

Pulled into a web of intrigue and deceit, accidental hero Richard Hannay must evade shadowy organisations and femme fatales, corrupt constables and frisky farmers’ wives. Twisted into knots by skullduggery and suspicion, Hannay must solve the mystery of the ‘39 Steps’ and save the motherland before it is too late…

Based on Alfred Hitchcock’s film version of John Buchan’s 1915 adventure novel, The 39 Steps is equal parts farce, clowning masterclass and heart-stopping noir.

So strap yourself in as four actors perform 139 roles in 100 minutes at breakneck hilarity.

“An hilarious tour de farce”  The Australian

“A modern comic masterpiece”  InDaily

“This is comic theatre at it’s best” Kryztoff

Dates

Gala Opening – Tuesday 29 October, 8pm

Wednesday 30 October, 8pm

Thursday 31 October, 8pm

Friday 1 November, 8pm

Saturday 2 November, 2pm & 8pm

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Credits

DIRECTOR:
John Halpin

DESIGNER:
Ailsa Paterson

LIGHTING DESIGNER:
Gavin Norris

COMPOSER:
Stuart Day

CAST:
Charles Mayer
Tim Overton
Nathan Page
Anna Steen

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre presents a State Theatre Company of South Australia production

CATEGORY:
Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This show contains strobe lighting, fog/haze effects, smoke and loud noises.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
TBC

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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Additional Information:
Concession prices not available for all shows. Where Concession prices are listed, proof of eligibility for Concession must be presented to Canberra Ticketing staff upon collection of tickets or full price may be charged. Eligible Concession may include Pensioner, Full Time Student, Seniors, Unemployed, Under 27 or Child (15 years and under) and are at the discretion of the show. Not all types of Concessions may apply for the show you have selected.

Access

Tactile TourTACTILE TOUR
Saturday 2 November, 1pm

Audio DescribedAUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 2 November, 2pm

Closed CaptionedCAPTIONED
Saturday 2 November, 2pm

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GO BEYOND THE EXPERIENCE
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Take PartPOST SHOW Q&A
Thursday 31 October

 

Seating Plan

 

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