Audition Notice - Around the World in 80 Days

Around300.pngHamilton County Theatre Guild’s The Belfry Theatre announces auditions for AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Arts for Lawrence’s Theatre at the Fort.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS is an adventure comedy adapted by Mark Brown, from the novel by Jules Verneat. Directed by Eric Matters. 


Date & Time: Saturday, November 5 (1:00pm - 4:00pm) and Sunday, November 6 from (6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Location: Warren Performing Arts Center at 9500 E 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46229. Please enter through Door 27.

How to Prepare: Please prepare a short, funny monologue and be prepared to read excerpts from the script. Plan to arrive early to fill out an audition form. Please bring a headshot if you have one and a theatrical resume. Additionally, bring your calendar and provide a complete list of conflicts through February 19. Intermittent rehearsals will occur throughout November and December (avoiding all holidays). Full rehearsals start in January 2023.

Click here to download an Audition Application

If you have any questions, please contact the director, Eric Matters, at


The show runs February 10 - 19 at Arts for Lawrence’s Theatre at the Fort.


Stampeding elephants! Raging typhoons! Runaway trains! Unabashedly slapstick! Hold onto your seats for the original amazing race!

Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race to beat the clock! Phileas Fogg has agreed to an outrageous wager that puts his fortune and his life at risk. With his resourceful servant Passepartout, Fogg sets out to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days.

But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he's a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in Mark Brown's adaptation of one of the great adventures of all time.


AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS is an adventure comedy containing five actors portraying 39 characters. The role of Phileas Fogg and his lover will be cast the way the playwright intended, but all other roles are open to any gender, race, ethnicity, and age.