Sam Robards to Join Broadway's The 39 Steps on July 8
Directed by Maria Aitken, the play is a comedic take on Hitchcock's 1935 classic thriller of the same name about a man who is forced by a mysterious woman's death into a cross-country race for his life. The play is adapted by Patrick Barlow, based on an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon and on the book by John Buchan. The play won the 2007 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, and is nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Play.
The cast also includes Arnie Burton, Jennifer Ferrin, and Cliff Saunders. The creative team includes Peter McKintosh (sets and costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting), and Mic Pool (sound).