Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

“It’s such a healthy dose of Monty Python nonsense that keeps the adults tickled while the slapstick is laid on thick for the children and... it’s a merrily entertaining trip for all on board.” Metro, UK

The play Around the World in 80 Day is an epic, funny, madcap adaptation of the classic novel by Jules Verne. The story opens on Tuesday October 1st. 1872 at 11.57pm...and 30 seconds...with a sinister robbery taking place. Big Ben chimes midnight and within minutes the central London bank is 40,000 pounds poorer.

We never see the face of the robber. But they are fanatical about time and have a slight cough. Perhaps it is a complete coincidence our hero, honest-looking, well-turned out with good teeth, Phileas Fogg, has a slight cough and is constantly checking his watch! Perhaps it is also a coincidence he unexpectedly places a wager of 20,000 pounds with fellow members of a London gentleman’s club that he can travel the world in a mere 80 Days, and he suddenly leaves the country!

He goes forth on his adventure accompanied by his newly acquired valet, Mr Passepartout. Pursued by Scotland Yard through Europe, Africa, Australia, it is race to stay ahead of the law, stay on schedule and to race to a climatic ending that...well you’ll have the see the show to see what happens then!

Recommended age group > Suitable for all ages & families
Duration > 120mins + 20 mins interval

This show is part of the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Young People’s Entertainment Season 2018

Pre-order Antipasto Platters
Antipasto Platters

  • $30 Share platter for 2 (including 2 beverages)
  • $18 Share platter for 2 (platter only)
  • $16 Platter for 1 (including 1 beverage)
  • $10 Platter for 1 (platter only)

Why not make your experience complete and enjoy an Antipasto Platter, available at pre-show and interval. Platter with smoked cheddar, gouda cheese, green stuffed olives, char-grilled capsicum, salami and water crackers. (GF and vegetarian options available). Beverage choices: House wine, domestic beers, basic spirits, water or soft drink.

Pre-purchase > Platters only available to pre-order until 12pm on the day of the event, unless the event is on a weekend and the date would be the Friday before the event at 12pm.

Please note > You are not able to take food or drink into the auditorium. We do encourage you to come along to the venue 1 hour prior to show time, so that you have plenty of time to enjoy it.  Alternatively, if arriving late, just let our bar staff know that you’d like to pick up the platter from our Interval Drinks table at interval.

Collection > Platters will be available for collection at the Bar.

Buy at the event > Platters will be available to purchase at the event from the bar pre-show and at interval (where applicable).

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Purchase Tickets

14 July, 2018
07:30 pm
MECC Auditorium
$28 Adult
$25 Friend/MECC Card
$25 Concession
$18 Student
$18 Child
$25 Group 6+
$85 Family (2A + 2C)

$2.60 Optional Mailing Fee per transaction
$2.60 Phone Transaction Fee per transaction