Cast announced for ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

Hamilton County Theatre Guild’s Belfry Theatre announces the cast of “Around the World in 80 Days,” an adventure comedy adapted by Mark Brown, from the novel by Jules Verne. 

Here’s the cast, announced by director Eric Matters:

  • Phileas Fogg—Brad Staggs
  • Aouda—Barb Weaver
  • Passportout—Bryan Ball
  • Detective Fix and various roles—Austin Uebelhor
  • Foley artist and various roles—Eric Dixon Gonzales
  • Various roles—Kevin Caraher
  • Various roles—Sarah Eberhardt

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. 

Performances: The show runs Feb. 10-19 at Arts for Lawrence’s Theatre at the Fort, 8920 Otis Ave, Lawrence. Tickets will go on sale soon.