|Photos by Jann Whaley|
Mark Shanahan directs the production that will run through March 28 on the Hubbard Stage. The 39 Steps is based on the Alfred Hitchcock film and the novel by John Buchan.
The four-actor cast, who conjure over 150 characters, features Alley company members Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch, John Tyson and Todd Waite.
"In The 39 Steps," Alley notes state, "a man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she's a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called 'The 39 Steps' is hot on the man's trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale."
The 39 Steps has scenic design by Hugh Landwehr, costume design by Alejo Vietti, lighting design by Rui Rita and sound design by Ryan Rumery. Stephen Gabis is the dialect coach.
For tickets visit AlleyTheatre or call (713) 220-5700.
The Alley Theatre is located at 615 Texas Avenue in Houston, TX.