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Quintessence visits London this January

January 10-20, 2018

Calling all dedicated theater goers.  Join Quintessence Theatre Group’s Artistic Director, Alexander Burns, on an unforgettable exploration of British theaters.  Spend 11 theater-filled days seeing plays and touring the great theaters under the guidance of one of Philadelphia’s top theater experts.

January 10:  First stop is Stratford-upon-Avon where you will see Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.  After experiencing the best of Shakespeare performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Alex will guide you through Shakespeare’s birthplace, Trinity Church and Warwick Castle as you debate the myth of Shakespeare.

January 13:  You will travel with your fellow theater enthusiasts back to London to enjoy a full week of plays, theater tours and lively discussions.  Alex will take you backstage at Shakespeare’s Globe, The National Theatre, The Royal Opera House, and Theatre Royal Drury Lane.  Each evening before you see some of London’s great theatre, you will join Alex for a pre-show preamble.  Then you enjoy the season’s best plays at The National Theatre, The Almeida, The Old Vic, The Bridge Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe and on the West End. 

 The price of the tour is $1750 and includes theatre tickets, tour tickets, pre-show drinks, high tea at Fortnum and Mason, and transportation between Stratford-upon-Avon and London. Not included in the tour price are airfare, hotels in London and Stratford-Upon-Avon, transportation from London to Stratford-upon-Avon, and meals.  Quintessence will not make travel/hotel arrangements for you but can provide the name of a travel agent upon request.

The tour begins in Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesday afternoon, January 10, 2018 and concludes after the evening performance on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

The tour is limited to 12 people and is available on a first come first serve basis.   A $750 deposit is required and may be made through OvationTix (the balance is due by December 1, 2017).

Reserve your spot now before it is too late!

For more information about the trip please feel free to email