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By Elizabeth Youngman Westphal
Special to Village News 

'Around the World in 80 Days' is a wonderful adventure


Last updated 11/20/2019 at 12:40am

Darren Scott photo

Naidu, played by Alexander X Guzman; Passepartout, played by Audrey Eytchison, and Philias Fogg, played by Frankie Alicea-Ford, in "Around the World in 80 Days" is now playing at New Village Arts in Carlsbad.

In 1869, the French travel publication Le Tour du monde printed a story suggesting, after the completion of a 140-mile stretch of railway between Allahabad and Mumbai, India, with the right connections and forethought, one could in fact travel around the world in a mere 80 days.

It was this outrageous concept that sparked the mind of Jules Verne, the "Father of Science Fiction." In the New Village Art's program centerfold, the not-to-be missed itinerary outline for this wonderful adventure is listed.

Naturally, only a member of England's prestigious Reform Club could complete a voyage of t...

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