Take 39 Steps (or More) to Kentucky Center


Alfred Hitchcock fans will have a chance to catch the Tony Award-winning The 39 Steps beginning tomorrow at Kentucky Center for the Arts. 

The 39 Steps will open tomorrow, March 16, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. in Whitney Hall, located in the Kentucky Center for the Arts at 501 West Main Street in downtown Louisville.  Performances of The 39 Steps will also take place on March 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.  A performance will also take place on March 19 at 8 p.m.Two shows per day are slated to take place over the weekend.  Saturday, March 20, shows will occur at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 21, shows will happen at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. 

Tickets for each show range in price from $22.50 to $58.50.  For more information about the show, or to purchase tickets, go to the Kentucky Center website at www.kentuckycenter.org . 

The 39 Steps is based on a novel and a 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film of the same day.  In the Tony Award-winning play, a man with an otherwise boring life encounters a woman who says she is a spy and is on the run.  Unfortunately, she is later found dead.  The man is forced to escape as an organization, named The 39 Steps, comes after him. 

The 39 Steps is an all ages play that will run approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes. 

(Image from Theatre Louisville)