Carnival Reveals Live Entertainment Aboard Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled live entertainment that will feature onboard its newest ship, Carnival Celebration. From new main production shows, aerial acts to game shows and parties, the ship’s new offerings have been designed to be as much celebrations as they are performances, with elevated and engaging presentations.

Said Chris Nelson, VP of entertainment for Carnival Cruise Line in a press announcement: “We wanted to give our guests new reasons to celebrate nights at sea with us on Carnival Celebration and have designed a collection of new shows and other types of entertainment where eye-catching aerialists, cutting-edge technology and next-level talent will dazzle our guests every evening.”

Color My World - An Indie Rock and Pop Love Story
"Color My World - An Indie Rock and Pop Love Story" (Carnival Cruise Line)

Highlights from the new Playlist Productions and Center Stage offerings include:

  • The Most Magnificent Circus” – A story of celebrating self-discovery and acceptance will unfold to popular hits as a big-top circus comes to life. Wire-rigged performers will showcase their skills leaving the stage to soar above and beyond the audience. The immersive theatrical circus experience uses all of the ship’s high-flying capabilities to the max, with trapeze, chair, chandelier, hoop, ladder and mirror aerial performances throughout.
  • Color My World - An Indie Rock and Pop Love Story” – A popular artist and his assistant go on a journey of love through art and color. The artistic love story will blend fun dance styles such as street jazz, hip-hop, musical theater and ballet with the best songs from indie rock and pop genres. Combining different mediums of art, this show will have live painting on stage with music and choreography to match.
  • Visual Symphony” (starting in December) – This show will use Celebration Central’s 16 moving LED screens, lasers and classical rock music to create a high-tech visual masterpiece. The show will take full advantage of the technology and special effects in the zone’s three-deck-high space.
  • Rio Carnival” (starting in May) – This Brazlian extravaganza will have guests moving their hips in a parade and celebration of music and dance as the cast performs authentic samba, bossa nova, marchinha, batudada, forro, carimbo and capoeira to popular Latin pop songs in both Portuguese and English.

In addition to Family Feud Live, Deal or No Deal and the Love and Marriage game shows, some of the new offerings will include:

  • What’s Age Got to Do With It – This is a question-and-answer trivia show for all ages, where one parent and child will have to prove they are the best family duo.
  • Cash Bash – In partnership with the casino team, guests can win cash prizes as they compete in Fun Squad challenges and interactive activities.
  • Guess That Groove – Guests will have to listen up and get ready to move as they show off their knowledge of iconic tunes and groovy dance skills.

Besides “Celebration Happy Hour” at Latitudes Bar and the new Evolution dance party hosted by the ship’s pro DJ, there will be several parties for guests to enjoy on Carnival Celebration.

We Are One
The festival-inspired “We Are One” performance. (Carnival Cruise Line)

In addition to “Color My World,” Playlist Productions will present Celestial Strings and Cuban-meets-Latin Amor Cubano shows as well as Center Stage’s festival-inspired “We Are One” performance.

Carnival Celebration will debut this November from the redesigned Terminal F at Port Miami, the line’s third terminal at the port and its largest in South Florida. The ship will launch year-round, seven-day cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean beginning November 21.

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