Event The 39 Steps
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Venue Playhouse, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 5 April 2008
Opening Date 11 April 2008
Last Date 10 May 2008
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "Needing to dispel his boredom, Richard Hannay decides on a carefree evening at the theatre. But before the night is over he has a dead blonde in his sitting room and a mystery to solve. What are the 39 steps? To answer that and to clear his name he must head north to Scotland, foil dastardly foreign agents, elude the police and win over a pretty girl."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Thriller
Adaptation
Subjects Crime
Intelligence Services
Romance
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Helen Christinson Actor
Marcus Graham Actor
Grant Piro Actor
Tony Taylor Actor
Olivia Allen Assistant Director
Whitney McNamara Assistant Stage Manager
Wesley Portelli Assistant Stage Manager
Eva Tandy Assistant Stage Manager
Peter McKintosh Costume Designer
Maria Aitken Director
Jon Buswell Lighting Designer
John Bolton Movement Director
Patrick Barlow Playwright (Adaptation)
Peter McKintosh Set Designer
Mic Pool Sound Designer
Adam Smith Stage Manager
Geraldine Cook Voice Coach
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
England
Further Information 1915 novel, Classic Steps by John Buchanan based on a concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon was adapted to a screenplay by Alfred Hitchcock in 1935. This production has an Australian cast but is a restaging of the original London production of the stage play 39 Steps, an adaptation written in 2006. (LF)
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Mark Gogoll
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Review
Event Identifier 75997