Photo Flash: THE 39 STEPS Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre at the Center

A hit on Broadway and in London's West End, the thrilling comedy, Alfred Hitchcock's THE 39 STEPS kick started Theatre at the Center's 26th season on February 21 and continues through March 20, 2016. This comedic spoof offers non-stop action and features four actors playing more than 150 different characters. The show is filled with an incredible series of lightning fast costume changes that make for a great deal of laughter and excitement. BroadwayWorld has a photo from the opening night festivities below!

Adapted from the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film and the 1915 novel by John Buchan, the story follows Englishman Richard Hannay, who inadvertently embarks on a chaotic adventure full of narrow escapes and mishaps after trying to help a female spy. When he wakes up to find her dead in his apartment, he flees from the police and an espionage organization, desperately trying to find the truth.

This whirlwind story is directed by David Perkovich with Matt Mueller ("Shining Lives: A Musical" at Northlight Theatre) as Richard Hannay. Linda Gillum ("A Christmas Story" and "The Fox on the Fairway" at Theatre at the Center) plays several roles including Hannay's romantic interests. And Norm Boucher ("Big Fish" and "On Golden Pond" at Theatre at the Center) and Kevin McKillip ("Making God Laugh" at Theatre at the Center) each play more than 30 characters ranging from men, women, children, heroes, villains and even the occasional object.

THE 39 STEPS production team includes Ann Davis, scenic designer, Brenda Winstead, costume designer, Michael McNamara, lighting designer, Barry G. Funderburg, sound designer, and Brittney O'Keefe, props designer. Matt McMullen is the stage manager. Richard Friedman is general manager and Linda Fortunato is Theatre at the Center's new artistic director.

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Photo Credit: Micaela Martinez

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Photo Flash: THE 39 STEPS Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre at the Center
Actors Norm Boucher and Matt Mueller on the red carpet at the opening night of THE 39 STEPS at Theatre at the Center on February 21.

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