The London Theater

The London Theater

England’s artistic legacy, from Stratford-on-Avon to National Theatre passes

Experience the best of London Theater with your students. Tour London highlights, including the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Now it’s Shakespeare time. Meet some of the West End actors. Learn about core themes of a play before acting out a scene of your own- On to Globe Theater, where you’ll revel in a Shakespeare workshop and enjoy an evening performance. Following that, a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, and a performance by the resident Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Flight to London Board your overnight flight to England and begin your adventure!
Day 2 The Adventure Begins...
  • Arrive in London Welcome to London, the cosmopolitan capital city.
Day 3 Experience the Theater
  • Guided Tour of London A local guide shows you the neo-Gothic Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, buzzing Trafalgar Square, and lively Piccadilly Circus. Your tour ends with the Changing of the Guard (seasonal).
  • LEAP On with the Show!
Day 4 Greater London
  • Add on: Stonehenge An optional full-day adventure begins at Stonehenge, the mysterious prehistoric monument from 3,000 B.C.
  • Add on: Salisbury In Salisbury, admire the landmark spire of the Salisbury Cathedral - the tallest in England at 404 feet.
  • Add on: Bath Then travel to Bath, immortalized by Jane Austen, and tour the Roman baths.
  • LEAP Who Rules?
Day 5 Globe Theatre Workshop & Performance
  • LEAP Shakespeare and the Globe
  • Evening Performance Enjoy an evening performance in a West End theater (if unavailable a play in London will be substituted).
Day 6 Shakespeare's Stratford
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Visit Stratford-upon-Avon, a small Tudor town and a shrine to Britain's most famous playwright. Visit Shakespeare's birthplace and Anne Hathaway's cottage.
  • Royal Shakespeare Company This evening, enjoy a performance by the resident Royal Shakespeare Company (if the theater is unavailable, a play in London will be substituted).
Day 7 London Finale
  • Tour the Tower Explore the Tower of London, which has been at various times a castle, a royal residence, armory, treasury, prison, and a zoo, and is now home to the famous Crown Jewels.
  • Behind the National Theatre Scenes This afternoon, get a backstage pass to the National Theatre and enjoy a fascinating tour.
Day 8 Return Home OR Paris Extension
  • Bye, London! Board your flight home, or extend your European adventure with a trip to Paris.
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