The State Theatre would like to invite you out for night of drama, suspense, love, and a whole lot of laughs!
Based on the Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name, “The 39 Steps” the script, adapted by Patrick Barlow, follows the protagonist, Richard Hannay who goes out for a night at the theatre and soon finds himself wrapped up into a world of spies, wartime secrets and hilarious adventures throughout the 1930s Scottish Highlands.
The show, which features over 80 characters in the entire, calls for only four actors. While the lead character, Hannay, is played by a single actor, the rest of the cast plays many various characters each, in this hilarious high-energy production.
The show will be, directed by State Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Cameron Hite and the cast includes, Richard Jackson as Richard Hannay, and State Theatre Company members, Ashley King, Zachary Starnes and Josh Holley.
The State Theatre Company believes that she show experience starts from the moment the audience walks through the door. Audience members will step into the 1930s when they step into the location. The password found on their ticket will grant them access to the venue, a speakeasy jazz club with specialty cocktails where the show will take place.
This show will run Thursday March 16 through Sunday April 2. Show times are Friday through Sunday at 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays. Tickets are $15 or $10 for groups of 10 or more. This show is appropriate for all ages.
“The 39 Steps” will be presented at Taylored Venue and Events at 115 Shelby Street in Downtown Kingsport. Tickets can be purchased online at the company website at statetheatrecomapany.com or at any State Theatre Company event until then. For more information, please call 423-384-1123.