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Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
240-644-1100
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Parking very accessible in facility adjacent to theater which is reachable by an elevator that delivers patrons directly to the theater lobby. A flat fee of $5. with ticket stub for evening. Garage closes at 11 pm so diing after the show means one needs possibly to move car.
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attended May 14 2010

Not a bad show for kids, not sure I would recommend it for adults. Very light humor and a bit of slapstick moments. If you live in Bethesda or the area it's worth a try, but I drove from Falls Church, Va and I thought it was a bit of a trip for...continued

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attended May 16 2010

My 10 year old son and I enjoyed the play, although it was a bit long (2 1/2 hours, including intermission). Bring a sweater, the theater is over-air-conditioned. The adult tickets are a little over-priced.

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attended May 19 2010

I think I was expecting a lot more based on some of the reviews here. I also attend a lot of plays and have seen much better performances. Overall, the acting was OK and so was the comedy aspect. For me it was between a 2-3 star play. The 1st...continued

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Website

http://www.roundhousetheatre.org/performances/around-the-world-in-...

Description

By Mark Brown

From the novel by Jules Verne

Directed by Nick Olcott

With his fortune on the line, Fogg and his valet use rail, steamer, and elephant to race through India, Asia, and America. Such challenges as a snooping detective, a possible human sacrifice, and a runaway train are met with Victorian virtue and a precision pocket watch. Nick Olcott (The Book Club Play) directs this wacky adventure.

About the Ticket Supplier: Round House Theatre

Round House Theatre produces literary adaptations and contemporary works for the stage, conducts community-based education programs, and provides a home to diverse artists and arts organizations. Their work is expansive: they make art to explore big ideas, broaden minds, move hearts, exercise imaginations, and--ultimately--to build community through the shared experience of live theatre.