Hollywood hits the high seas with Crystal Cruises
From Marilyn Monroe to Jackie Gleason, luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises is busy planning a red carpet line up for the lines Film and Theatre voyage. Setting sail from New York on November 2nd, Crystal Symphony will visit ports including Charleston and Baltimore before making its maiden call into Jacksonville and calling at a few Caribbean destinations before finishing in Miami.
The Film and Theatre voyage aboard the six-star Crystal Symphony is presented in partnership with the award-winning Centre Group of Los Angeles and will feature more than a dozen performers and industry speakers, including a special spotlight on one of Hollywood's most glamorous figures; Marilyn Monroe.
Susan Griffiths, an internationally acclaimed Marilyn Monroe tribute artist will bring her talents to the high seas for the first time with a new show created exclusively for the cruise line; "Marilyn - Memories, Music and Magic". In addition to this, Los Angeles' Troubadour Theatre Company will perform multiple productions on board including a satirical Shakespeare-meets-cinema-disco musical theatre performance of "Midsummer Saturday Night's Fever Dream".
Presentations from guest actors, actresses, directors and choreographers will also occur during the fourteen-night voyage and a dedicated in-stateroom television channel will broadcast classic motion pictures, documentaries and themed presenter insights throughout the voyage. Plus, guests can visit the newly re-designed Hollywood Theatre, which will be feature movie marathons of classic and more recent films - with Turner Classic Movies' film historian Jeremy Arnold providing a fascinating behind-the-scenes commentary.
Guests will also have the opportunity to "Dine with Marilyn" over a multi-course dinner in the ships Vintage Room. Hosted by "Marilyn" (Susan Griffiths) and Marilyn fan-club president, Greg Schreiner, guests will be able to hear tales about Tinsel town and the stars life. Also during the voyage, guests will also be able to attend presentations from industry professionals on how to look good on the red carpet and view some original famous Hollywood costumes in a special show featuring Broadway veteran Karen Morrow.
Crystal Cruises are renowned for their all inclusive six star cruise experience and we are sure that their Film and Theatre voyage is going to be a spectacular voyage not-to-be-missed.