Playbill Preview Tour to London -- July 20-27, 1997
Playbill is proud to present a fascinating journey to London, especially designed for you, the theatre lover. We begin with an overnight flight from New York on Sunday, July 20, arriving Monday morning, July 21, followed by six nights at a deluxe hotel within walking distance of glorious Covent Garden and London's Theatreland. Top priced seats to four smash hit shows, all fresh and new, not yet seen in the states. Four terrific pre-theatre dinners at award-winning restaurants. A backstage visit and eye-opening look behind the scenes at the Royal National's three stages, and the long awaited reconstruction of Shakespeare's Old Globe Theatre. All escorted by Playbill's leading theatre and travel experts.
Special host for the trips will be Playbill On-Line's managing editor Robert Viagas. We'll discuss each show as a group, and, if you wish, quotes from your reviews will be posted worldwide on Playbill On-Line.
Add a deluxe half day sightseeing tour of London's most beloved historic attractions, a holiday shopping excursion to Harrods, full English breakfast every morning, surprise celebrity visits, all transportation, a return flight on Sunday, July 27, and you've got a week full of memories to last a lifetime.
The price is $2295 per person based on double occupancy, single occupancy is $2840. Prices include airfare. A non-refundable $500 deposit is needed upon sign-up to hold space. If you wish to discuss the trip further, please call Bruce Stapleton at the Playbill office, (212) 557-5757. Show titles will be chosen and announced in June.
When you are ready to book the tour, please call Beverly Markman or Roberta Cohen at Number One Travel, (800) 544-7513. They will take care of all your flight and hotel arrangements and any special requests you may have.
Want to read dispatches from Playbill's previous theatre tours to the West End? Check the following stories in Theatre News:
Over the Rooftops of London (Nov. 1996).
We Arrive and Review "Martin Guerre" (Nov. 1996).
We Consider Ourselves Well in with "Oliver!" (July 1996).
We Praise, Bury "Caesar" at the RSC (July 1996).
-- Allan Gutterman, Playbill Travel