|The Crystal Serenity will be host to over 20 special Hollywood-style events during its April 21 voyage from Los Angeles to New York. // (c) 2011 Crystal Serenity.|
Crystal Cruises invites Tippi Hedren, Kate Burton, members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles and “Edith Head” aboard the Crystal Serenity’s April 21 Los Angeles to New York voyage.
Over 20 special events are to take place, including a Tippi-themed cocktail party with photo ops, an intimate Vintage Room dinner hosted by Tippi and “Edith,” celebrity question and answer sessions, behind-the-scenes presentations, hosted cinema screenings, theme trivia games and special in-stateroom TV programming.
· Tippi Hedren: A directors’ favorite, from Alfred Hitchcock to David O. Russell and Alexander Payne, the screen legend will speak about her work as both an actress and animal rights activist.
· Susan Claassen as Edith Head: Costume designer Edith Head comes back to life in Susan’s biographical performance and off-stage appearances.
· Kate Burton: Emmy-nominated for playing Ellis Grey on “Grey’s Anatomy,” the Broadway and TV actress will host a Q&A session.
· Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles: Members of this 220-person choir will perform musical hits in matinee shows designed exclusively for Crystal Cruises.
Additional speakers include Michael Ritchie, artistic director for LA’s renowned Center Theatre Group; USC film historian Drew Casper; TV producer Chuck Fries; and Greg Schreiner, owner of one of the world’s largest private Hollywood costume collections, many of which will be worn during “Hollywood Revisited—A Tribute in Costume and Song.”
Crystal Serenity will sail through the Panama Canal via Cabo San Lucas; Caldera, Costa Rica; Cartagena; Grand Cayman; Ft. Lauderdale; and Charleston. Fares, with $900 per person “Book Now Savings,” start at $5,645 per person (double occupancy), if reserved by Oct. 31. Fares also include complimentary air from 24 North American gateways (or air credit), transfers to and from airports, and $500 per person “All Inclusive—As You Wish” on-board spending credit.