United States/England
Best of London Theatre on Queen Mary 2
On this theatre-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.
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13 days
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At a Glance

Theatre 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 theatre productions ranging from the classic to the cutting edge and gain insight from leading theater professionals.
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On Your Feet
Walking up to two miles daily on city streets and in galleries. Many theatres and historic buildings in London have no elevators and are not accessible.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy engaging theatre lectures led by producer and director Giles Ramsay, who provides expert insight into the historic roots of theatre and its contemporary practice.
  • Experience British theatre firsthand by attending four plays in London’s West End.
  • Exchange opinions on culture, politics and the arts with top BBC journalists, arts professionals and a leading London theatre 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 theatre 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 Theatre at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He has devised and instructed on Road's Scholar programs since the early 1990's and has run theatre projects in countries ranging from Kosovo to Zimbabwe.
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