“Splish Splash” Aqua Theater

“Splish Splash” is a daytime water show done by the same performers who did “Oasis of Dreams”. This is the largest freshwater pool on a ship. It is amazing how the custom built lifts rise for water ballet and lower for high diving.

Boardwalk & Penguins

The Boardwalk offers a taste of Coney Island at sea. The carousel was the first one on a ship. The 21 figures of this old fashioned attraction is hand crafted out of poplar wood. There are traditional carnival games along with places to eat – Johnny Rockets, Seafood Shack, Donut Ship, ice cream parlor and […]

Oasis of Dreams Show Aqua Theater

After having dinner we went to the Oasis of Dreams Show. It was a highly choreographed water show. Eighteen performers–6 divers, 4 synchronized swimmers, 2 specialty divers, and 6 acrobats perform in the Aqua Theater, an open air Amphitheatre and its 17-foot, 9-inch deep kidney shaped pool. Three pool lifts, lighting, a trampoline and underwater […]

Hairspray–The Broadway Musical

Hairspray is a musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Whitman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The songs include 1960s-style dance music and “downtown” rhythm and blues. In 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad’s dream is to dance […]

Our First Broadway Play

For our first play, we went to see “Jersey Boys,” which was just across the street from our hotel. The musical opened on Broadway in 2005. “Jersey Boys” is known as a jukebox musical with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. It is presented in […]