Shirley MacLaine

San Diego Premiere! North Coast stages Jules Verne’s ‘Around The World In 80 Days’

San Diego Premiere! North Coast stages Jules Verne’s ‘Around The World In 80 Days’

The idea of going “Around The World In 80 Days” has intrigued audiences since the 1956 film starring David Niven and Shirley MacLaine. In film, book and the theater, it’s a story full of laughs for everyone.

In the North Coast Repertory Theatre (NCRT) production, opening Jan. 13, Omri Schein joins four other actors (Will Vought, Loren Lester, Lovlee Carroll and Richard Baird as Phileas Fogg) who play 42 different characters.

“I play two, and one is Passepartout,” Schein explains. “He’s an iconic character, quirky and fun. I really enjoy comedies, although I find it harder to play funny roles then non-comic roles. Funny parts seem to take more energy and stamina than serious...

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