’39 Steps’ Celebration at GSU

University Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Governors State  University is hosting a thrilling and funny celebration of the Alfred Hitchcock film, "The 39 Steps."

Key to the festivities is the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit play, "Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps," at The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University for one night only, at 8 p.m. March 26.

This comic, suspenseful retelling of Hitchcock’s classic film "The 39 Steps," is full of laughs and thrills as a wrongly-accused hero crosses England to clear his name, only to encounter murderous spies, an icy blonde, and other unforgettable characters. The action never stops as four actors perform 150 parts in this highly-acclaimed show.

Tickets are $31, $39, and $46, and are available by visiting or calling (708) 235-2222. "Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps" is sponsored by First Midwest Bank.

The film version of "The 39 Steps" will be shown at a free screening – complete with popcorn – on Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m., in Engbretson Hall. Following the film, a panel will discuss the film’s comedic and thrilling aspects, and the hidden meanings in Hitchcock’s work.

Panelists include GSU Assistant Professor Rosemary Johnson, GSU instructor Tinker Parker, and The Center for Performing Arts Director Burt Dikelsky. This event is sponsored by the GSU Intellectual Life Committee.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.