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Venice High Drama Presents “The 39 Steps: A Radio Play”

by Cassandra Trascik, Drama Teacher at Venice High School

SARASOTA COUNTY, November 6, 2020 – Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's classic tale and performed as a live 1930's radio play, this romantic thriller-comedy is a fast-paced ride through the signature would of the Master of Suspense. Richard Hannay is visiting 1930's London when he meets Annabella Smith, who is on the run from foreign agents. From an epic train chase to a feisty love interest - Ms. Pamela Stewart - Hannay has his work cut out for him as he searches for the truth about The 39 Steps.

This play runs Friday, November 13th at 7:00 PM and Saturday, November 14th at both 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM. All performances will be held at the Venice Performing Arts Center located at Vance High School (VHS). Tickets are $5 and are available at the door, cash and check only.  All proceeds go to support the VHS Drama department and their future productions.

There will also be an option to Stream the show Live from your home. Visit Venice High School’s website for a link to streaming. It can also be found at or via the VHS Drama Boosters Facebook page.