5 Fantastic Live Cruise Ship Shows


Today, cruise line entertainment is at the cutting edge of cool and offers passengers an unparalleled on-board enjoyment. To celebrate this new standard of cruising, we’ve put together a list of our top five fantastic live cruise ship shows that are guaranteed to impress.

Norwegian Line – Blue Man Group

For at-sea entertainment that’s wonderfully unique, Norwegian Line treats its passengers to performances from the world famous Blue Man Group. The vaudeville style production graces the stages of the most coveted entertainment districts on the planet, from London to Las Vegas. Relying on only eye contact and body gestures, three men keep the audience captivated with their hilarious performance which features drums, videos and a whole lot of audience participation!

Royal Caribbean International – Broadway at Sea

As far as world class entertainment goes, Royal Caribbean is at the forefront of the pack. The leading line stages an impressive collection of shows, from smash hit West End productions to world famous Broadway sensations. Think Chicago: The Musical, Saturday Night Fever, Hairspray and Mamma Mia! The latest production to hit RCI decks has been confirmed as none other than Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. The seven time TONY award winning show will run on-board Oasis of the Seas which is set to emerge from its maritime makeover in a matter of weeks.

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Executive Vice President, Operations, Royal Caribbean International said, “We are thrilled to be working with The Really Useful Group to bring one of the world’s most beloved musicals to Oasis of the Seas. Adding CATS to our already amazing line up of Broadway musicals such as Hairspray, Chicago: The Musical, Saturday Night Fever and Mamma Mia exemplifies our commitment to bringing top quality entertainment to our guests at no extra cost.”

Disney Cruise Line – Disney’s Believe

Loved by families since 1996, Disney Cruise Line is the undisputed leader in child friendly entertainment. Disney Believe is one of the line’s most magical stage spectaculars, featuring over 20 beloved characters including Cinderella, Peter Pan, Mary Poppins, Belle, Rafiki and more! The enchanting show plays in the Walt Disney Theatre and can be caught on-board several of the line’s vessels. Weaving a heart-warming tale of family and friendship, this production is both entertaining and educational!

P&O – Strictly Come Dancing

For those who love to tap their toes, P&O vessels are the places to be! The line recently confirmed that throughout the 2014/15 season it will be hosting a series of Strictly Come Dancing competitions across its fleet. The hit BBC One show has enjoyed huge success and is now set to entertain P&O passengers with live dancing from some of the world’s best performers. After the show, guests will get the chance to meet to dancers, judges and maybe even pick up a new signature move! The star studded performance is already running on Aurora and Oceania and is set to hit additional P&O vessels in the coming few months.

Carnival Cruises – Punchliner Comedy Clubs

With George Lopez as Carnival’s official “curator of comedy,” this evening is guaranteed to result in bucket loads of giggles!  The show may be small scale but it’s been critically acclaimed for its ability to get everyone in the room rolling with laughter! The production is run across the Carnival fleet and features world class comedy talent handpicked by Mr Lopez himself.

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