This new take on the classic story is a fast-paced, globe-trotting theatrical romp jam-packed with slapstick comedy and comic book-style action scenes. Recommended for everyone 7 and up. More…
The clock is ticking! With a fortune at stake, Phileas Fogg and his silly sidekick, Passepartout, must abandon the misty streets of Victorian London and circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days, or lose everything. Get swept up in the adventure as they race across Asia on the back of an elephant, speed by steamer ship over the stormy Pacific, and ride the railroad through the American Wild West.
See it if You appreciate shows with lots of imagination as well as great talent from all. Good family show-maybe a little too involved for wee ones.
Don't see it if You can’t handle fidgety kids in the audience. Also it’s scenery/props done on a dime. So don’t expect lots of bells and whistles.
See it if A realky entertaining show. Great lighting, costumes and directting. A fun story with good acting.
Don't see it if If you dont want a kids show. Kids and parents talking during show. Had an usher in second act pacing up and down the isle... it was very di
See it if A lot of fun for all ages. Refreshing looking at Around in 80 Days.
Don't see it if Talking around you during show. A lot of kids. For this is a family theater so you know before you go.
See it if you like a very clever and funny retelling of the Jules Verne story. Bring your kids. Both adults and children can enjoy this show.
Don't see it if you don't like a lot of children in your audience. The New Victory Theater is a children's theater and there will be noise during the show.
See it if Want an imaginative retelling of an old-fashioned play that has all the right theatre magic on a barebones set. It's engaging and fun.
Don't see it if Not ok w that ol' British colonialism, chauvinism, cultural stereotypes (in play's DNA), repeated sight gags & plenty of cartoony violence.
See it if if you are an older child who knows the story; if you are an adult who wants a clever retelling of the story and wants to be entertained
Don't see it if you don't like shows which are a bit over-the-top and silly; you don't like the original story and don't care to see it recreated on stage
See it if You want to be a child again for a few hours or better yet bring a child with. you. Lots of fun!
Don't see it if You’re are a crusty old so and so. If indeed you are then get a ticket and let yourself enjoy!! It may not be Chekhov but it is Jules Verne!
See it if Some very funny fight scenes. See it if you haven’t seen the likes of The 39 Steps or Peter and the Starcatcher.
Don't see it if you expect an admiring look at different cultures. Story originated as an adoring love letter to the British Empire. It shows.
See it if If you like plays for younger audiences which are entraining and engaging enough for adults.
Don't see it if You prefer more serous plots snd are not interested in just having a fun time.
See it if you want a fun show for the entire family. Some its of audience participation were great for kids!
Don't see it if you want a serious adult production. This was fun and the theatre was full of pretty well-behaved kids.
See it if You want to share classic literature with your children. You enjoy creative world building a la War Horse and circus-inspired moments.
Don't see it if You dislike children in the audience. You want something deep and dramatic. It’s a delight of imagination, but not a heavy or heady tale.
See it if you liked the 1956 David Niven/Cantiflas film; you like corny, amusing Victorian music hall humor; you have an attentive kid over 8 with you
Don't see it if you want to see a more adult, classic version of this frantically entertaining story; you don't like sitting in an audience of fidgety kids
See it if want to see an amazing reproduction of a classic. The staging and acting was great. The staged fights were also unique. For Kids and Adults.
Don't see it if you don't like plays where you need to use some of your imagination. The show was really well done, so would recommend checking it out.
See it if Want to spend a good time with your kids, grandkids. Several episodes required kids on stage to help actors; fast costume changes
Don't see it if Expecting the show to be identical with the book,do not like significant amount of kids,want more diverse staging and dislike British accent
See it if You want a little bit of everything! It's fun, not overly silly, creative staging and props , talented cast, fast paced, one of the best. A+
Don't see it if ... What? It's a must-see. I am a tough critic, and yet I have enjoyed it very much! To clear your concerns, it's definitely not childish!
See it if you have young kids; they seemed very entertained. You don't care whether there is chemistry between actors or dramatic tension.
Don't see it if you saw Around the World in 80 days in under 60 minutes (MN Fringe) or Irish Rep's 2008 production. This pales in comparison.
See it if You would enjoy an excellent retelling of the famous Jules Verne’s tale in a Monty Pythonesque way.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy comedy, children’s theater, slapstick.
See it if you have a young child you want to introduce to live theater.
Don't see it if you want grown up entertainment. I'm a fan of the New Victory Theater but this production is not up to their standards.
See it if to see the upgrade on the long ago oriignal and to see a great show that was not a musical but could have been
Don't see it if fast paced show with actors in many roles
See it if You like family Entertainment smart enough for adults. 9 actors take us around the world BRILLIANTLY in 1 hr 45 mins.
Don't see it if You don't like family Entertainment and if you hate creative small shows that are funny.