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The 39 Steps

Adapted by Patrick Barlow
From the Novel by John Buchan
From the Movie by Alfred Hitchcock

Direction by Marybeth Clark

Jan. 22 - Feb. 9, 2025
Dock Street Theatre
(843) 577-7183

Tony and Olivier Award-winning The 39 Steps is a thrilling and comedic theatrical adaptation that pays homage to the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. This fast-paced, hysterical play follows the unwitting hero, Richard Hannay, engulfed in espionage and intrigue as he becomes entangled in murder. Aided by a cast of only four actors skillfully portraying more than 150 characters, the production unfolds with a clever blend of tension, humor, and Hitchcockian references. As Hannay races against time to solve the mystery of The 39 Steps and clear his name, audiences are taken on a suspenseful yet hilariously entertaining journey. With its clever staging, witty dialogue, and nods to Hitchcock's iconic style, this theatrical masterpiece promises an exhilarating and laughter-filled experience keeping audiences on the edge of their seats from start to finish.

Single tickets for The 39 Steps go on sale August 28. Season tickets on sale now!
Prices: Adult: $54.00 - $85.00, Senior (60+): $52.00 - $85.00, Student (ages 3-25) and Active Military: $47.00 - $85.00

Age Recommendation: For guidance on whether a show is appropriate for your party we urge you to consult our Content Guides, available for download online.

Performance Dates:
Jan. 22 Wed 7:30pm (PNC Pay-As-You-Please)
Jan. 24 Fri 7:30pm (Opening Night/*ASL Accessible Performance)
Jan. 25 Sat 7:30pm
Jan. 26 Sun 2:00pm
Jan. 30 Thu 7:30pm
Jan. 31 Fri 7:30pm
Feb. 1 Sat 7:30pm
Feb. 2 Sun 2:00pm
Feb. 6 Thu 7:30pm
Feb. 7 Fri 7:30pm
Feb. 8 Sat 7:30pm
Feb. 9 Sun 2:00pm

*ASL accessible performance is January 24 and there will be ASL interpreters on stage. ASL-interpreted performances are funded in part by The Wiles Fund for the Future and the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support for the National Endowment for the Arts.

January 22, 2025 - February 9, 2025

The Historic Dock Street Theatre
135 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401

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