Popular Cirque Dreams & Dinner experience to be added to Norwegian Getaway in May; new Cirque Dreams® shows to also debut on Norwegian Epic and Norwegian Breakaway this spring
by Suman Gupta
MIAMI,February 26, 2017 : Guests of Norwegian Cruise Line will now have another dazzling entertainment experience to take in this summer on some of the line’s newest ships. Norwegian is expanding the one-of-a-kind theatrical dining experience Cirque Dreams & Dinner to Norwegian Getaway for her summer season in Europe, as well as debuting a new dining format and must-see show elements of the popular Cirque Dreams & Dinner experiences on Norwegian Breakaway beginning March 5 an on Norwegian Epic starting April 14. Featuring all-new menus, the custom reimagined shows will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy their gourmet dinner prior to the start of the entertainment extravaganza. Once coffee and dessert are served, the show will commence and transport guests into a fantastical world of breathtaking acrobatics, marvels, wonders and dreams under a colorful big top.
“As the first cruise line to offer branded Broadway-style entertainment, Norwegian has become known for breaking boundaries to bring the finest entertainment to sea,” Andy Stuart, president and Chief Executive Officer, Norwegian Cruise Line said. “Our guests absolutely love our Cirque Dreams & Dinner shows, and we are thrilled to offer three new over-the-top shows, providing a whole new entertainment experience for both our new and returning guests.”she added.
“Cirque Dreams Epicurean” will join Norwegian Epic’s incredibly vibrant lineup of new entertainment that debuted in late 2015 following her extensive renovation as a part of the Norwegian Edge program. Headlining Norwegian Epic’s Spiegel Tent theater, “Cirque Dreams Epicurean” will captivate guests with an Avant-garde world of awe-inspiring feats and colorful eccentricities. The all-new show will begin with a delightful epicurean dining experience featuring crowd-warming interactive performers, followed by an incredible 45-minute performance of jaw-dropping acts, costumes and whimsy designed to explore the imagination and astound guests with the unexpected.
The smash-hit “Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy: The Broadway Hit” was the first show of its kind to perform on Broadway. Guests can now enjoy this acclaimed show re-produced for an exclusive, intimate and imaginative adventure in the Spiegel Tent aboard Norwegian Breakaway. Guests will behold Mother Nature’s beautiful creations come to life with dramatic, theatrical and innovative acts, award-winning sculptured costumes, world class artistry and fantasy transformations in this unique jungle adventure. The all-new “Cirque Dreams and Steam” will take center stage in the Illusionarium on Norwegian Getaway beginning on May 16, just in time for her summer season in Europe where she will sail the incredible Scandinavia, Russia & Baltic Capitals from Copenhagen. “Cirque Dreams and Steam” will heat up Norwegian Getaway with an entertaining conglomeration of extraordinary intricacies, explosive creativity and steam punk couture indulging guests in a spectacle of artistry, variety acts, grandeur and disbelief.
All three new Cirque Dreams shows have been developed exclusively for Norwegian Cruise Line by world-renowned Broadway director and Cirque Dreams founder Neil Goldberg. All of the shows will feature stunning acts, breathtaking costumes and rotating artistry throughout the year so guests can have a new entertainment experience no matter how many times they sail.
About Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 50-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising. Most notably, Norwegian revolutionized the cruise industry by offering guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal cruise vacation on their schedule. Today, Norwegian invites guests to “Feel Free” to explore the world on one of 14 purpose-built ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea.
Recently, the line was named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the ninth consecutive year, as well as “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line” for the third time and “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” for the fifth straight year by the World Travel Awards.