The 39 Steps Hosts Benefit Performance For Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade


Alfred Hitchcock's THE 39 STEPS , Off-Broadway's smash-hit comedy thriller based on the beloved Hitchcock film, is proud partner with the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade to support breast cancer research and awareness efforts.

On October 28, 2010, the Avon Foundation for Women & THE 39 STEPS have partnered up for a fun night in the theatre to kick off fundraising efforts. The evening will include special guests from the Avon Foundation and a post-show discussion. Tickets for this performance will be available for the special price of $39!

Additionally, THE 39 STEPS will donate $5 from every ticket sold through the partnership from October 28 through January 2, 2011 to the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade.

Interested ticket buyers should visit<> and use the code TNCALLING9. Tickets must be purchased with this code for the $5 to be donated to the Avon Walk. This offer, which also includes access to discounts of up to 50% off, is valid for performances between 10/29/10 and 1/2/11. Tickets are also available by calling (212) 947-8844 or at the New World Stages box office (340 West 50th St.)

THE 39 STEPS features a cast of four actors who, against all odds, breathlessly and hilariously reenact all of the characters, locations and famous scenes in Hitchcock's 1935 film thriller with just a few props and a lot of theatrical ingenuity and split second quick changes. Adapted by Patrick Barlow and directed by Maria Aitken, THE 39 STEPS is based on an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon and on the book by John Buchan.

The cast features John Behlmann as Richard Hannay, Cameron Folmar as Man #2, Jamie Jackson as Man #1 and Kate MacCluggage as Annabella Schmidt/Pamela/Margaret. The production also features Greg Jackson and ElizaBeth Davis.

Set and costume design is by Peter McKintosh, lighting design is by Kevin Adams and sound design is by Mic Pool. Original movement was created by Toby Sedgwick. Additional movement is created by Christopher Bayes. Production stage manager is M. William Shiner.

About the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
The Avon Walk series is a project of the Avon Foundation for Women, a 501(c)(3) public charity. The Foundation distributes funds raised to advance access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer, with a focus on the medically underserved. From the series launch in 2003, the Avon Walks have raised more than $370 million through the dedication of nearly 120,000 participants, with grants awarded to leading cancer centers, research institutions and community-based organizations. All of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade programs have raised nearly $700 million worldwide. Donations are still being accepted for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer New York.

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