Cunard Cruises add 3D films to its Onboard Entertainment
Cunard Cruises has announced that from early May, Queen Mary 2 passengers will have the opportunity to enjoy unique entertainment experiences. Entertainment will include 3D films, a creative song writing workshop and new RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), “street theatre” performances.
In association with RealD, a world leading stereoscopic company, Cunard is to bring 3D films to all Queen Mary 2 transatlantic cruises. Screened in the stadium-seated theatre, Illuminations, the 3D films will include the opera film “Carmen,” a co-production by RealID and London’s Royal Opera House, primed to be a hit with opera lovers and alike, as well as screenings of blockbuster films Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Strange Tides.
Cunard have also announced that on select cruises, guests will have the opportunity to partake in a new song writing programme. Professional songwriter and producer Chris Difford, a former member of the British band Squeeze, will conduct the programme and mentor small groups of participants. The groups will have the opportunity to collaborate with musicians from Queen Mary 2’s performance company and the best songs written will be able to record in the onboard studio.
In addition to Queens Mary 2’s current RADA programme which include classic performances and daily workshops for guests. RADA have announced they will be offering onboard passengers re-enactment performances with scenes taken from some of the most loved classics. Actors from the company will travel in costume around the ship and perform short scenes from works such as “Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing” and Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales."
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