Auditions for Around the World in 80 Days by MAD, Aug 2 & 3

Auditions for Around the World in 80 Days by MAD, Aug 2 & 3

Goddard’s Music and Drama Club announces auditions for:
Around the World in 80 Days
by Jules Verne and Adolphe d’Ennery
as translated into English for production in 1874 under the direction of Bolossy and Imre Kiralfy
directed by Jon Gardner
produced by Eliot Malumuth

MAD invites you to auditions for Around the World in 80 Days, on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 2 & 3, at 7:00pm in the building 3 auditorium at NASA Goddard. Those auditioning should come to one night but not both. Callbacks, if necessary, will be either Thursday, August 4 at 7:00pm, or Saturday, August 6 during the day.

Auditions: Tuesday & Wednesday, August 2 & 3, 2022 in the Goddard Building 3 auditorium

Performances: October 29 to November 20, 2022, Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees, 8 performances in 4 weekends.

Location: Goddard Space Flight Center’s MAD Theater.

Around the World in 80 Days is Jules Verne’s classic tale of action, adventure, comedy and drama. Phileas Fogg bets that he can travel around the world in 80 days, and sets off that very night accompanied by his French servant Passepartout. As they travel, they interact with the people they meet along the way, accumulate additional traveling companions, and have dramatic adventures. The story includes ships and trains, snakes and an elephant, disguises, duels and deceptions!

For more information including parts to be cast and online forms, click here.

If you wish to audition, please fill in the on-line audition form, COVID survey form and conflict form no later than Sunday, July 31 if you have a NASA badge, or Tuesday, July 26 if you do not. In addition, you may email a theatrical resume and headshot to Jon Gardner. If you do not already have a current NASA or MAD badge, or if your MAD badge expired during COVID (most badges did expire), then please fill in the audition form as early as possible in order to initiate the process for a MAD badge, which currently takes more than a month.

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