Venue Details

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Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
240-644-1100
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11 events
4 reviews
3 stars
Two parking garages half block away on Waverly - free on weekends.
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25 events
19 reviews
6 stars
We ate at the Daily Grill and sat outside which was totally delightful, given the perfect weather. Despite being in the heart of Bethesda, it kind of felt like a beachfront restaurant because of the breeze. Food and happy hour drinks were very good.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Around the World in 80 Days"
37 ratings
4.5 average rating
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15 events
8 reviews
0 stars
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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13 events
2 reviews
9 stars
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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4 events
1 review
0 stars
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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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.