Evening Performances: Nov 1 & 2 @ 7pm

Matinee Performances: Nov 2 & 3 @ 2pm

This show Expected to SELL OUT, Don't wait to purchase at door, Buy online for discounted rate & for opportunity to reserve Center Prime Seating!

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Howard High School
The 39 Steps
All 20 actors appear in the play every performance.  However, the roles SWITCH every other performance, so actors must learn "Track A" roles & "Track B" roles.Feb 21 @ 7pm & Feb 23 @ 7pm = Track A roles portrayedFeb 22 @ 7pm & Feb 23 @ 2pm = Track B roles portrayed

THE ACTION SPY CHASE THRILLER COMEDY YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR!Mix an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece movie with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python comedy and you have "The 39 Steps," a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This two-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of twenty), an onstage plane crash, train chase, an evil villain withmissing finger, and some good old-fashioned romance!

February 21-23, 2019


If schools are closed, or closed early, due to weather conditions, all after-school & evening activities scheduled in school facilities are canceled.

On weekends, the HCPSS weather decisions are made promptly and posted at:

SNOW POLICY FOR "The 39 Steps".  

If a performance of "The 39 Steps" is cancelled due to weather, tickets bought online will be honored at any of the remaining performances as "General Admission Seating" tickets. Simply present your ticket at the door and choose a seat of your choice in the General Admission sections.

We cannot refund any tickets once purchased online.

We cannot refund any tickets in the event of a snow cancellation, we can only offer a General Admission seat (the value of the ticket) at the remaining performance date/time of your choice.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but if you cannot attend any of the remaining performances or rescheduled make-up performance dates, we cannot offer a refund.

We make every effort to present the total of 4 performances advertised. If one or more original show dates is cancelled, the administration determines the date & time of a makeup performance as needed, snow-makeup-dates will occur in the following week,  from Sunday Feb 24-Sunday March 3.

Howard High School Auditorium
8700 Old Annapolis Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043