Elaine Ruth White
Around The World in 80 Days
This commission from Dream Team theatre was a real challenge: to adapt Jules Verne's classic novel Around The World in 80 Days in a way that allowed a cast of 3 to seamlessly play up to 20 parts. The show toured Cornwall and was a sell out show at the wonderful Minack Theatre, Porthcurno.
FIX: Ahem - I think you have dropped your passport.
PASSEPARTOUT: Ah, mais oui. Merci.
FIX: It does not resemble you.
PASSEPARTOUT: Ah, non, it is the passport of my master,
FIX: And where is he?
PASSEPARTOUT: 'e is taking tea. On the quay.
FIX: I see. All passports must be taken to the
Consul. To be verified.
PASSEPARTOUT: That is where I am going.
FIX: Myself also. I will accompany you, Mr ...?
FIX: Yes, you must bring your passport too.
PASSPARTOUT: Non, Passepartout.
FIX: Passport too?
PASSPARTOUT: - tout.
FIX: Two passports?
FIX: Two passport too.
PASSPARTOUT: No, no, no. One Passepartout. I am an only