Discovery Princess sails her inaugural cruise from the Port of Los Angeles on March 27, 2022. She will sail on a series of Mexican Riviera and California Coast voyages through April 24, 2022, before heading up the Pacific coast to begin a season of seven-night Alaska cruises from Seattle.
The 3,660-guest Discovery Princess is the sixth and final Royal-Class newbuild. Of course she shares all of the spectacular style and luxury of her sister ships. With an array of innovative new experiences, guests will enjoy 270-degree sweeping views from the largest balconies at sea in the Sky Suites, unwind in ultimate comfort at The Sanctuary and indulge the senses with world-class dining options. Discovery Princess uses the latest technologies to reduce fuel consumption, treat wastewater, and support our environmental compliance efforts.
New Show to debut on Discovery Princess
Today Princess Cruises announced that guests will be treated to their newest, original production show which will debut in April onboard Discovery Princess. This imaginative show will transport guests to a vibrant bar atmosphere. Here they will meet and connect with local storytellers who share tales of their lives through song.
It will include cast performances of songs from diverse talents such as Sara Bareilles (Waitress)., George Michael, Stevie Wonder and Camila Cabela in a “Jukebox Show’ style production, Spotlight Bar. The playlist is described as one that will’ bring back memories and may even inspire dancing among bar owners and patrons alike‘ .
I can see that working as it includes songs like:
“Brave,” Sara Bareilles
“Don’t You Worry About a Thing,” Stevie Wonder
“Havanna,” Camila Cabela
“Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus
“Drink You Away,” Justin Timberlake
“Freedom,” George Michael
The Production & Creative team behind the show includes some amazing talent…
Director and Choreographer Karen Bruce – The Last Tango, Dance ‘til Dawn, Midnight Tango, Love Me Tender, The Bodyguard, Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway BBC, 5 seasons of Strictly Come Dancing and the second series of So You Think You Can Dance for the BBC.
Scenic Designer Morgan Large – Olivier nominated UK scenic designer for Rock of Ages, Fame, Tell Me On A Sunday, Wonderland, Room on the Broom, Top Hat, The Last Tango, Footloose The Musical, and Midnight Tango.
Musical Director Chris Egan – a British composer, orchestrator, conductor and musical director. He is Elaine Paige’s musical director and credits include The Bodyguard, The Wedding Singer, Upstairs Downstairs, Downton Abbey and Shaun the Sheep 2
Lighting Designer James Whiteside – with more than 15 years of experience lighting plays, musicals, dance and opera in the UK and Costume Designer Jackson Lowell whose designs featured on many celebrities and concert tours, including Katy Perry, Pink, Paula Abdul, Elton John, Barbra Streisand and Usher complete the team.
Denise Saviss, Princess Cruises vice president of entertainment experience say “Spotlight Bar shares the story of the friendly neighbourhood bar where locals want to hang out, catch up, laugh, grab a drink and maybe sing a song or two. We hope Discovery Princess guests will get lost in the familiar music and theme of camaraderie to truly connect with our talented Princess entertainers.”
Spotlight Bar will debut in the Princess Theatre onboard Discovery Princess departing Los Angeles on April 17, 2022, sailing to the Mexican Riviera. The show will be performed live by Princess singers, dancers and musicians on every Discovery Princess voyage.
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I hope you enjoyed reading about this great new show – I cant wait to see it onboard soon!