Opening at Cornerstone University: “The 39 Steps”

From the Cornerstone University website:

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Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced who-dunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, more than 150 zany characters (played by a talented cast of four), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s tail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps amounts to an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure!

Click here for a sneak peak at this fast-paced comedy!

Adapted by: Patrick Barlow
From the novel by: John Buchan
From the movies of: Alfred Hitchcock
Licensed by ITV Global Entertainment Limited, and an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon

Guest Director: Deb Keller
Stage Manager: Anné Hanson
Assistant Director: Sarah Walton

Sept. 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 at 7:30 p.m. | Sept. 30 at 2:30 p.m.

$12 adults | $10 students/seniors
Order online or call 616.516.0000.

Hannay: Ian Grell
Clown 1: Kirk Laing
Clown 2: Shane Hurst
Annabella/Margaret/Pamela: Paige Bourne
Live Voices/Radio Announcer: David Frazee

Special Events:
Learn more about these and other events by visiting Cornerstone’s Special Events page.

  • Opening Night Dessert Reception – Friday, Sept. 21   Enjoy delicious post-show desserts and meet the cast and crew of the show!
  • Friday Night Talk Backs – Sept. 21 & 28   The directors, cast and crew of The 39 Steps give you insider information on the show.
  • Alumni VIP Reception – Sept. 28  Spend intermission with fellow alumni, enjoying refreshments that take their cues from The 39 Steps.

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