2012 Silver Magellan Award – Entertainment
2013 Gold Magellan Award – Entertainment
2014 Silver Magellan Award – Entertainment
2015 Best Entertainment
Performances that rival Broadway, West End and Vegas.
Entertainment That’s As Good As Broadway.
Eye-popping balancing acts.
Live entertainment cruise shows from POET Theatricals Marine encompassing cirque-style productions, special effects spectaculars, musical theater and aerial extravaganzas have won 5 industry awards, including the “Cruiser’s Choice Awards” for Best Entertainment from Cruise Critic in 2012, “Best Show” Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly Magazine in 2012, 2013, and 2014, and “Best Entertainment” from Global Traveler Magazine in 2015.
Entertainment production on board cruise ships is unique to the cruise industry, the specific cruise line, and the live entertainment concept itself. Customized entertainment productions require concept-specific infrastructure, training and preparation. In addition to creation of custom live cruise ship entertainment, the POET Theatricals Marine team develops the custom shore-side process and software infrastructure needed to support ongoing operations of these concept-specific entertainment productions.
Entertainment is always changing with tastes, times and new technology. Modern audiences are constantly bombarded with new and different experiences that are vying for their attention. Some of the latest directions in entertainment creation are focusing on fusing entertainment directly in the customer experience. In digital realm this is done via advances in virtual reality and predictive UI design and machine learning. In the life entertainment arena there is a movement to take the live entertainment experience off the traditional “stage” and infuse it into the entire live experience. Our live entertainment team has extensive experience in creating premium live experiences and transforming unused or underutilized venues into revenue generating spaces.
In addition to full length stage theatricals, POET Theatricals Marine designs and implements live entertainment concepts that integrate the dining experience with live entertainment and architectural theming creating unique, immersive, interactive live entertainment experiences. Our team has been working with fusion the dining experience with live entertainment since 1996. We have created several types of immersive dining concepts coordinated with dinner service in hotels around the world for some of the world’s largest corporations. These creations including complete décor and theming design in synchronization of the live entertainment with the menu, the theme and the overall concept. Entertainment concepts have included cirque-style theatrical circus performances and dinner, musical theater and opera style performances, and special-effects spectaculars.
With their large variety of venues and their unique architectural aspects, cruise ships allow for a wide range of immersive entertainment design and the opportunity thrill cruising guests in ways you were not able to shore side.
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