Alfred Hitchcock Spoof THE 39 STEPS to Begin Next Month at Rivertown Theaters

Alfred Hitchcock Spoof THE 39 STEPS to Begin Next Month at Rivertown Theaters

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts continues its spectacular 2016-2017 season with the chaotic comedy The 39 Steps, running Friday, March 10 through March 26 on the MainStage.

This two-time Tony Award winner enjoyed two runs on Broadway and played for 10 years in London's West End. The 39 Steps is a comedic spoof of the classic 1935 Hitchcock film, with only 4 actors portraying more than 150 characters, sometimes changing roles in the blink of an eye. The brilliantly madcap and gripping comedy thriller follows our dashing hero Richard Hannay, as he races to solve the mystery of The 39 Steps, all the while trying to clear his name! This "whodunit, part espionage thriller and part slapstick comedy" is great fun for everyone from 9 to 99. The show's uproarious fast pace promises to leave audiences gasping for breath... in a good way!

CAST:

Richard Hannay - Marc Fouchi
Annabella Schmidt / Pamela / Margaret - Jessie Terrebonne
Clown / Man #1 - Gary Rucker
Clown / Man #2 - Mason Wood

CREATIVE TEAM:

Director - Ricky Graham
Set Design - Eric Porter
Costumer: Kate Jensen
Props: Lori Herbert
Lighting Design: Bill Camp

SHOW DATES AND TIMES:

Opening Week March 10 & 11at 8:00 pm and March 12 at 2:00 pm
2nd Week March 17 & 18 at 8:00 pm and March 19 at 2:00 pm
3rd Week March 23, 24 & 25 at 8:00 pm and March 26 at 2:00 pm

TICKETS:

Individual Prices: $44.00 - Adults $41.90 - Seniors $39.80 - Students (including taxes)

Corporate and Individual sponsorships, season tickets, group and military discounts are available as well. To purchase, call the Box Office: (504) 461-9475 or (504) 468-7221 or visit www.RivertownTheaters.com.

** PREVIEW PERFORMANCE PRIOR TO OPENING NIGHT IS AVAILBLE FOR GROUPS AND FUNDRAISERS AT DISCOUNTED TICKET PRICES. Contact Christy in the Box Office - (504) 461-9475

Performances play 325 Minor St. in the heart of Kenner's historic Rivertown district. Plenty of free parking is available on the streets around the theater.

Now in its multiple award-winning fifth season, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts kicked off its inaugural "Broadway Series At Rivertown" Schedule For The 2012-2013 Season with a new name, a new management company, Theatre 13, and new artistic directors, Gary Rucker and Kelly Fouchi. The mission of Theatre 13 is to bring new and exciting productions to the New Orleans area while providing local theater artists an opportunity to perform and create, as well as teach and showcase the talents of children of all ages.

Today, Theatre 13 is producing a wide range of professional theatrical performances, from Broadway musicals and locally penned theatrical works to children's theater for Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts.

Pictured: Marc Fouchi, Jessie Terrebonne Gary Rucker, and Mason Wood

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