A tide in the affairs of Shakespeare: the bard meets Cunard in RSC cruise deal

Royal Shakespeare Company signs three-year agreement for productions onboard Queen Mary 2

More than 400 years after Hamlet was performed by a ship’s crew anchored off west Africa in the first known production of a Shakespeare play outside the British Isles, the bard is once again taking to the high seas.

In evidence that all the world is indeed a stage, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has signed a three-year deal with Cunard for productions aboard the company’s flagship cruise liner, Queen Mary 2.

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