Around The World in 80 Days – The Three actors, Ian Stenlake, Pia Miranda and Grant Piro portray a cast of thousands in this madcap adaptation of Verne’s globetrotting classic, bringing to life sea storms, police chases and even elephant rides! Phileaus Fogg is determined to win a wager that he can circumnavigate the globe in 80 Days together with his faithful man-servant Passepartout. Hot on their heals, convinced Fogg has committed a Bank Robbery to fund his travels is Inspector Fix of Scotland Yard, driven to capture and jail our intrepid travellers.
The cast of AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS features three extraordinarily talented actors: Ian Stenlake, Pia Miranda & Grant Piro.
Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant Passepartout as they set out to win an outrageous wager by circling the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as three actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in one of the great adventures of all time!
The bet is on! Travel AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS in this thrilling new production for all audiences – which takes you from London to Bombay, Yokohama to San Francisco, through typhoons, out-of-control trains and into the deepest reaches of your imagination as it’s all done with just three actors playing a multitude of roles on the stage of the Alex Theatre.
Producer Helen Ellis comments, “We are delighted to be producing the Australian premiere of this new adaptation of a classic story told in a completely unexpected way. Audiences are going to be taken on an extraordinary trip around the globe without ever leaving St Kilda.”
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS has assembled a winning and award worthy design team. The set design is by Merinda Backway. The costume design is by Lucy Wilkins. The sound design is by David Ellis. The lighting design is by Jason Bovaird.