Celebrity Cruises Partners With "54 Below" To Bring Broadway's Brightest Stars To Bermuda Vacations On Celebrity Summit

Celebrity Cruises Partners With "54 Below" To Bring Broadway's Brightest Stars
                   To Bermuda Vacations On Celebrity Summit

PR Newswire

MIAMI, May 2, 2013

MIAMI, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Upscale consumers eager to visit one of the
nation's hottest new entertainment spots should pack their bags for a modern
luxury cruise to Bermuda. That's because Celebrity Cruises today announced an
exclusive partnership with Manhattan's noted "54 Below," which will bring
guests on Celebrity's newly "Solsticized" Celebrity Summit the industry's most
comprehensive, direct-from-Broadway entertainment experience while sailing to
the pink-sand paradise of Bermuda.

54 Below – ensconced in a cool, cozy cellar space beneath the legendary,
disco-era "Studio 54" – has been dubbed "a throwback to the heyday of
authentic New York nightlife," and "the hot new stage attracting Broadway's
brightest stars." Now, those stars will light up the stage of Celebrity Summit
during its Bermuda vacation season from Cape Liberty (Bayonne), NJ, from this
Sunday, May 5, through October 2013.

"We are incredibly excited to partner with 54 Below, offering our guests a
unique theatrical experience featuring world-class Broadway talent in cabaret
style performances," said Celebrity's Director of Entertainment Eric Bohus.
"This is another outstanding addition to the Celebrity entertainment lineup
and perfectly complements our other new offerings announced this year,
including late-night Las Vegas style entertainment with Sin City Comedy and
engaging music activities through our partnership with Billboard."

Among the top-notch talent slated to appear on Celebrity Summit through 54
Below are Faith Prince, Tony Award winner for Best Actress in a Musical for
Guys & Dolls; Tony Award winner for Best Actress in a Musical in A Chorus
Line, Donna McKechnie; Anthony Rapp, best known for originating the role of
"Mark Cohen" in Rent; Jarrod Spector, who starred as Frankie Valli in Jersey
Boys; Alice Ripley, who won a Tony for Best Actress in a Musical for Next to
Normal, and also has appeared in Les Miserables and Sunset Boulevard; star of
the hit TV show Glee ("Wes") Telly Leung, whose Broadway credits include Rent
and Godspell; the original "Annie," Andrea McArdle, who went on to also star
in Les Miserables, Starlight Express and Beauty & The Beast; three-time Tony
Award nominee Christine Andreas, recognized for her roles in Oklahoma and On
Your Toes; Elizabeth Stanley of Company, Cry Baby, Million Dollar Quartet;
Shoshana Bean, whose credits include Hairspray and Wicked; Darius DeHaas of
Kiss of the Spider Woman, Rent and Carousel; Tom Wopat of TV's The Dukes of
Hazzard, City of Angels, 42nd St., Guys & Dolls, Chicago and Sondheim on
Sondheim; Brent Barrett, whose credits include West Side Story and Chicago;
Ann Hampton Callaway, Tony-nominated for her role in Swing; Liz Callaway,
nominated for a Tony for her role in Baby, and who also performed in Cats and
Miss Saigon; Gregg Edelman, a four-time Tony nominee, including nods for Best
Actor in a Musical for City of Angels; three-time Tony Award nominee for her
roles in Passion, Ragtime and Kiss Me, Kate, Marin Mazzie; Karen Mason, who
has appeared in Mamma Mia and Hairspray and is best known for her portrayal of
"Norma Desmond" in Sunset Boulevard; and Emily Skinner, whose credits include
The Full Monty and Billy Elliot. Additional acts yet to be announced will also
appear on Celebrity Summit this season through Celebrity's unique partnership
with 54 Below.

About Celebrity Cruises:
Celebrity Cruises' iconic "X" is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool,
contemporary design and warm spaces; dining experiences where the design of
the venues is as important as the cuisine; and the amazing service that only
Celebrity can provide, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for
vacationers' precious time. Celebrity Cruises' 11 ships offer modern luxury
vacations visiting all seven continents. Celebrity also presents immersive
cruisetour experiences in Alaska, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Europe and
South America. Celebrity is one of five cruise brands operated by global
cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL). For
more information, dial 1-800-437-3111, visit www.celebritycruises.com, or call
your travel agent.

About 54 Below:
54 Below is New York's City's most glamorous nightclub destination. Seeped in
the grand tradition of classic venues such as the Copacabana, The Blue Angel
and The Persian Room at The Waldorf, 54 Below offers an unforgettable evening
of dining and entertainment. Having played host to the likes of Patti LuPone,
Ben Vereen, Barbara Cook, Bebe Neuwirth, Andrea Martin, Linda Lavin and
countless other leading voices of Broadway, the stage of 54 Below has been
home to more stars than reside over the ocean, including a collection of
Broadway's newest talent. For performance schedule and dining information in
New York City, go to 54Below.com.

SOURCE Celebrity Cruises

Website: http://www.celebritycruises.com
Contact: Elizabeth Jakeway, (305) 539-6127, ejakeway@celebritycruises.com; or
Tavia Robb, (305) 539-6721, trobb@celebritycruises.com
 
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