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The 39 Steps stars (from left) Daryl Ray Carliles as Clown 2, Marisa Markoch as Annabella Schmidt et al., Jonathan King as Richard Hannay, and Gus Allen as Clown 1 (photo by Ron Foreman)

N.C. State University Theatre’s Spy Story, The 39 Steps, Unleashes Nonstop Laughter

The first thing that N.C. State University Theatre “regulars” will notice about The 39 Steps is the drastic “remodeling” done in the Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in NCSU’s Frank Thompson Hall. Scenic designer Jayme Mellema has created an awesome replica of the interior of a 1935 theater in London’s West End, complete with balcony boxes and… Read More ›

Hilarity meets Hitchcock in the current tour of Patrick Barlow's farce "Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps," based on the 1935 film

Tour of “Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps” Will Visit the Clayton Center at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17th

The national tour of the 2010-11 Off-Broadway presentation of “Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps,” directed by Kevin Bigger and produced by Windwood Theatricals of New York City and Paris, VA, will stop at the Clayton Center Auditorium & Conference Center for one night only — at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17th. English actor, comedian, and playwright Patrick Barlow adapted this zany 2005 farce from John Buchan’s classic 1915 adventure novel and Alfred Hitchcock’s edge-of-your-seat 1935 motion-picture thriller based on Buchan’s nail-biting espionage story.