WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
ExxonMobil's Summer Chills returns in July with the comedy thriller The 39 Steps, based on the Alfred Hitchcock movie. Packed with nonstop laughs and over 150 eccentric characters (played by four actors), the play is about a man with an ordinary life who meets a woman with a strong 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. A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps amounts to an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure.