Continuing its innovative career in entertainment on board Norwegian Cruise Line announced last week in Miami that the musical Rock of Ages, nominated for five Tony Awards, will debut on Norwegian Breakaway, which will open in April 2013. Also, the next ship to join the Norwegian fleet will also feature two other great shows like Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy & Dinner.
The company also introduced the other shows featured on this ship that will debut as The Second City and Howl at the Moon in the Comedy Club Headliners and the show of blues and jazz of the New York Slam Allen, the Fat Cats Jazz & Blues Club.
“As a New Yorker, is very important to me that the Norwegian Breakaway to become the New York cruise – the best option where you embark from the city when the ship in May next year. Our main goal is to bring elements of New York on board for passengers to feel a real connection and the cruiser Breakaway New York flagship. Rock of Ages both in the Breakaway Theater, along with Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy & Dinner in the Spiegel Tent as with all other in-flight entertainment, we are really taking Broadway at sea offering high-caliber entertainment that both New Yorkers and visitors to New York looking to this city, “said Kevin Sheehan, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line.
Rock of Ages is one of the most experienced and acclaimed musicals of Broadway history. The New York Times has praised in his criticism of this show as one of the most fun. This love story rock has become a classic in the 80’s with very lively songs like “Every Rose Has Its Thorn”, “I Wanna Know What Love Is”, “Here I Go Again” or “Don ‘t Stop Believin “among others. New York This show is now also one of the most recent standards of Hollywood after bringing this music to the movies at the hands of New Line Cinema.
In addition to its established success on Broadway, Rock of Ages has also achieved an overwhelming success in Toronto and Australia, has launched production at the iconic London’s West End and has numerous productions in Asia.
The production of the Broadway musical is directed by Michael Cohl and S2BN Entertainment Linden Jonathan and Matthew Weaver.
Norwegian Breakaway released multiple spaces for entertainment on the ship. They are specially designed so that passengers can choose from a variety of shows every night of your cruise, to the delight of all audiences.
BURN THE FLOOR
This show will be available in the Breakaway Theater, seating 800 passengers, and in the main restaurant The Manhattan Room for more intimate performances. This show will dazzle passengers more fans to the dance floor with its innovative program of ballroom dancing. So, starting with ballroom dancing and keeping their traditions, Burn the Floor is an excellent show featuring a mix of styles unforgettable energy and enthusiasm for the current generation of dancers.
Throughout the show the dancers combine both ballroom and Latin dance including Waltz, Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Salsa, Rumba, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Mambo, Tango, Swing, Jive, Lindy Hop, Viennese Waltz and Paso Doble. The music is as eclectic, from the classics of the Swing and the Waltz to J-Lo and Credence Clearwater. Two vocalists sing in different languages during the performance, including English, Spanish and Portuguese.
This show opened in London in 1999 and held its first American tour in 2000, including performances at Radio City Music Hall. After a worldwide tour of several countries, including Japan, Singapore and Australia, Burn the Floor premiered on Broadway in 2009. Originally the show was to have a very limited duration, but soon began to get such good reviews that lasted until January 2010 with 193 performances. Having already performed in over 300 cities around the world, Burn the Floor is currently immersed in her world tour with their production of Broadway acting in the Netherlands, Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea and Japan. At the end of the tour returns to United States before embarking on the Norwegian Breakaway in 2013.
After the great success we are having a revolutionary Cirque Dreams & Dinner on board Norwegian Epic, the famed producer and director Neil Goldberg will present an adaptation of the Broadway show Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy will bring together the best of both productions, so praised by critics. The new show has been dubbed Cirque Dreams & Dinner – Jungle Fantasy and will take place in one of the most intimate of the ship, the Spiegel Tent.
Proclaimed by the New York Magazine “the largest circus east of Las Vegas” Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy at the Broadway Theatre debuted in 2008 and is to date the only show of its kind to be performed on Broadway. The show has received a nomination for the American Theatre Wing for Best Costume Design and has already traveled more than 200 U.S. cities delighting over 3.5 million viewers, plus thousands of U.S. troops and their families throughout 10 countries.
Cirque Dreams & Dinner – release Jungle Fantasy Cirque an international casting Dreamers who will perform incredible stunts and give life to a ballet of butterflies, monkeys and frogs jumping, fantastic birds and more that will envelop the audience in an exotic adventure.
SLAM ALLEN FAT CATS IN JAZZ & BLUES CLUB
After becoming one of the most popular shows as the band of the company on Norwegian Epic, the New York Slam Allen will perform at the Fat Cats Jazz & Blues Club Breakaway Norwegian. Passengers can enjoy nightly live at the Fat Cats of jazz and blues from the hand of Allen and other international talents. The urban style creates a vibrant atmosphere where you can enjoy both a full bar and its comfortable leather sofas and chairs. Fat Cats will also premiere an outside terrace at The Waterfront, an exclusive area of the Norwegian Breakaway, where passengers can enjoy the sea breeze while sipping a drink and listen to good live music.
For over 20 years, Slam Allen has been entertaining audiences around the world with its unique blend of soul and blues. In the last 8 years has taken the important role of leading the legendary James Cotton Band vocalist and guitarist. Getting Music in the blood, began with his father and uncles who formed the Allen Brothers Band. In the Norwegian Breakaway, Allen will play a wide variety of songs from BB King and Otis Redding with his own style in the intimate Fat Cats Jazz & Blues Club.
Following its agreement with the hilarious band, Norwegian Breakaway also feature in The Second City Comedy Club Headliners. For over 50 years, The Second City has improved the qualities of the great comic talents as Bill Murray and many others. The set on Norwegian Breakaway will be a unique show full of skits, fun songs and original improvisation.
The restaurant, lounge format, has a small raised stage, and concrete floors, brick walls and a full bar.
The best match of rock between pianos, Howl at the Moon, which has received excellent reviews in the Norwegian Epic, will perform at the Norwegian Headliners of Breakaway. This show offers the unique experience of enjoying authentic piano talent that not only entertain the passengers, but make them part of the show. Thus, two pianists and a whole rock show plays for four hours, from the best 70’s rock to hip hop. This band, with numerous shows throughout the United States, encourages people to take and enjoy their inner rocker to be ready to clap, sing, dance and shout.
The new and avant-garde Norwegian Cruise Line ship, with capacity for 4,000 passengers, arriving in what will be her home port throughout the year – New York – in May 2013. Starting its inaugural summer season May 12, 2013, will make seven-night cruises from New York to Bermuda. From October 2013 until April 2014, the Norwegian Breakaway offer a series of cruises from the heart of Manhattan to the Bahamas and southern Florida and the Caribbean.
The Norwegian Breakaway will be the largest ship will homeport New York and make their weekly itineraries from the Manhattan Cruise Terminal. It is estimated that over a period of two years, the scales of this ship will bring an increase of 140,000 passengers, which will benefit the city with additional revenue of about $ 35 million for direct costs.
To date the company has unveiled the revolutionary design of this boat, including The Waterfront and the 678 Ocean Place, a new complex at sea with a variety of indoor and outdoor decks on three narrow dynamic connecting passengers with the Tues The upper decks of the ship will debut the first water park with five tube slides, including two free-fall for the first time at sea, and a sports complex comprising three indoor track ropes largest at sea, a small track mini golf with 9 holes, a basketball court, a climbing wall and much more.
The ship also released a wide range of accommodation including the Norwegian by The Haven complex, consisting of 42 suites on the top of the ship and 18 additional suites in other parts of the ship, his innovative studies designed for passengers traveling alone, the reintroduction of outside cabins, balcony cabins and mini suites with spa staterooms with balconies, spa suites, mini suites and spa near the spa.