England: Spring tour explores London's theater and art scene

England: Spring tour explores London's theater and art scene
Shaftesbury Avenue is considered the heart of London's West End theater district. (Oli Scarff / Getty Images)

Explore London's springtime cultural scene with arts writer Barbara Isenberg, hosting her 30th annual theater and art tour. The eight-day tour includes behind-the-scenes visits to theaters and museums, celebrity interviews and meetings with actors, critics and others.

Tour participants will enjoy six theatrical productions, including the National Theatre production of George Bernard Shaw’s “Man and Superman,“ starring Ralph Fiennes, guided visits to museums, and a day in the country.

Highlights include the National Gallery's Impressionism exhibition, an excursion to Watermill Theatre, followed by a garden tour and dinner at a nearby 17th century estate, and an insider's look at Britain today with a political writer.

Dates: May 3-10

Price: $6,210 per person, double occupancy. Includes four-star luxury hotel, full English breakfast daily, many meals, group transfers and all excursions. International airfare is not included.

Info: Protravel International, (310) 691-7484, www.barbaraisenberg.com

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