Travel around the world with Nellie Bly as she races to beat the record set by the fictional Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne’s “Around the World in 80 Days!” On November 14, 1889, The World’s convention- defying reporter set sail from Hoboken NJ on a daring adventure that awed the nation and changed her life forever.
Join us on SATURDAY, SEPT 16th at 6 PM and SUNDAY, SEPT 17th at 1 PM and 4 PM at the Apple Tree House; 298 Academy St. Jersey City, NJ for Nellie Bly: A Chain Around the World
All performances are FREE and open to the public.
Nellie Bly: A Chain Around the World was written by playwright, Jennie Contuzzi and is sponsored by Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs, Jersey City Arts Trust Grant & The Museum of Jersey City History
This program is made possible by support from Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs, The Museum of Jersey City History, and a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of State, and administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive & the Hudson County Board of County Commissioners.