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Entertainer Alan Cumming Will Headline Cunard Voyage on QM2

Entertainer Alan Cumming Will Headline Cunard Voyage on QM2

Cumming will be featured on Queen Mary 2’s December 8 transatlantic crossing as part of Cunard’s Insights program.

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Stage and screen actor Alan Cumming will join Cunard as part of the cruise line’s acclaimed Insights program. Cumming will join the December 8, 2023 transatlantic crossing on the flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 from New York to Southampton.

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About Alan Cumming

Cumming has appeared in numerous films and television shows, has been nominated for several Emmys, SAG Awards, and Golden Globes, and is a well-known stage performer in both New York and London.

Renowned entertainer and activist Alan Cumming (image courtesy of Cunard Line)

Alan famously won a Tony award for his role in Cabaret on Broadway and is best known for his roles in EmmaGoldenEye, Anniversary PartyX2, and The Good Wife.

He has his own cabaret club in New York, “Club Cumming,” most recently hosted the reality show The Traitors, starred in Schmigadoon!, and continues to perform live around the country.

A passionate humanitarian and activist, he dedicates most of his efforts to supporting LGBTQ and human rights, and has received over forty awards for his humanitarianism and social activism.

What to expect during the sailing with Alan Cumming

During the seven-night crossing from New York to Southampton, England on Queen Mary 2, Cumming will offer a Q&A session with guests, host two screenings, and hold a book signing for his memoir, Baggage.

Aboard Queen Mary 2, Alan Cumming will offer a Q&A session with guests, host two screenings, and hold a book signing for his memoir (image courtesy of Cunard Line)

Alan will screen My Old School, a 2022 documentary about the scandal of Brian MacKinnon, a 30-year-old who enrolled in school posing as a teen. Cumming appears in the documentary as MacKinnon’s avatar.

“We are thrilled to welcome back Alan Cumming on Queen Mary 2’s December 8th Transatlantic Crossing,” said Matt Gleaves, VP Commercial for Cunard North America.

“Alan’s immense talent and captivating presence will be a highlight for guests, giving them the opportunity to learn about his career, creative process, and personal journey, and creating an unforgettable experience during their Crossing,” Gleaves continued in a press release.

Cunard’s Insights program features engaging specialists from diverse fields on every sailing. According to the brand, including Alan Cumming in the program underlines Cunard’s dedication to providing exceptional entertainment and cultural enrichment aboard their ships.

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Joining the Queen Mary 2 crossing with Alan Cumming

Bookings to join Alan Cumming on the December 8, 2023 transatlantic crossing on Queen Mary 2 are open now.

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Carrie Ann Karstunen