Around the World in Eighty Days

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Around the World in Eighty Days is ideal for Readers Theater or small reading groups with a cast of 5, duration around 15-20 minutes.

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Around the World in Eighty Days is ideal for Readers Theater or small reading groups with a cast of 5, duration around 15-20 minutes.

Sample Text:

Narrator:             So. I believe, 8.45pm December 21st was the cut-off date – you having set off at 8.45pm on October 2nd.

Phileas Fogg:      Indeed.

Passepartout:     Hardly giving me time to get my head, let alone the rest of me, around just the idea of going around the world! Definitely not what I signed up for when I presented myself as your new valet!

Phileas Fogg:      Well, there was hardly the time to go into all that!

Passepartout:     I think it’s true to say I was whisked off my feet

Narrator:             Embarking upon the adventure of a lifetime!

Passepartout:     It was that all right. And one for which I was totally unprepared!

Fix:                        Aha! A victim of circumstance – like the rest of us!

Narrator:             Hm. I’m not sure a detective quite fits the profile. Aouda, yes – a real victim and one whom I’m sure we’re all agreed was worthy of rescue. Though that was later on in the trip – let’s not forget what went on before that event.

Phileas Fogg:      Namely our perfect timing of arrivals – in France, Italy and Egypt. Just six days that first leg of the journey taking us to October 9th.

Fix:                        And to think I couldn’t get that warrant of arrest sent out to me in time! I was so convinced, after questioning the unsuspecting Passepartout, that Fogg was my man! Very frustrating!

Phileas Fogg:      Foolish man! And one obviously ruled by emotion rather than self-discipline.

Narrator:             Indeed, nothing it seemed would ever alter your state of calm.

Passepartout:     It is true. My master never at any point showed any sign of unease.

 

 

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