Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

Zany & Madcap “THE 39 STEPS”

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s opened the mystery/comedy farce “” on April 15, 2016. The play, which can perhaps best be described as an homage to the great filmmaker , continues through May 8 on the Matuza Main Stage at 11 Old Mission Avenue. Limelight’s version of the “The 39 Steps,” which was written by playwright-actor in 2005, premiered in London in 2006, and opened on Broadway in 2008, where it received both Drama Desk and Tony awards, and ran for almost 800 performances. For his zany fast-paced script, Barlow incorporated and adapted two …

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THE 39 STEPS – Alhambra Theatre review

The  opened ‘s “” on August 6, 2014 for a limited engagement through September 7. For Information and reservations, call 904-641-1212 or visit www.alhambrajax.com. A 1915 novel by Scottish author  was freely adapted by Hitchcock as the screenplay for one of his most famous films, a mystery thriller with a prolonged wild chase scene; a classic which shows up on cable from time to time and is available at the public library. Scottish actor/playwright  adapted the story for the stage, closely following the dialogue in the movie. The play opened in 2005 in London, went to Broadway in 2008, was …

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3×5 Classic Film Fest

When developing plans for the inaugural , sponsored by ,  approached the process to select a truly great film. By limiting the workshops, panels and other extraneous activities that often detract from the films at similar events, Luckin wants the films to have the space to speak for themselves. “We hope people appreciate the simplicity of it. We didn’t want the films to get lost,” Luckin says. “We want to bring art to the community, so I wanted to pick five films that were really at the top of the heap. These films are regarded as some of the best …

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