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United States/England

Best of London Theatre on Queen Mary 2

On this theater-themed voyage, enjoy lectures, performances, history and the unique insight of producer/director Giles Ramsay as you sail the Atlantic and see four plays in London.
Rating (4.89)
Program No. 11996RJ
Length
13 days
Starts at
5,299
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At a Glance

Theater and the performing arts take center stage on this enriching voyage from New York City to London aboard the magnificent Queen Mary 2. Immerse yourself in the history and practice of theater with onboard theater expert Giles Ramsay, who explores the development of drama from Greek tragedy to the modern musical. In London, experience the arts first-hand as you enjoy theater productions ranging from the classic to the cutting edge and gain insight from leading theater professionals.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to two miles daily on city streets and in galleries. Many theaters and historic buildings in London have no elevators and are not accessible.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy engaging theater lectures led by producer and director Giles Ramsay, who provides expert insight into the historic roots of theater and its contemporary practice.
  • Experience British theater firsthand by attending four plays in London’s West End.
  • Exchange opinions on culture, politics and the arts with top national journalists, arts professionals and a leading London theater critic.

General Notes

Details of selected performances are sent four weeks prior to departure date.
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Giles Ramsay
Giles Ramsay is an independent theater director and producer who specializes in creating new work with artists in developing countries. He is the founding director of the charity Developing Artists, a fellow of St. Chad’s College, Durham University and course leader in theater at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He has devised and instructed on Road Scholar programs since the early 1990's and has run theater projects in countries ranging from Kosovo to Zimbabwe.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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