Celebrity Cruises revealed the entertainment lineup for its highly anticipated new ship and the latest Edge-Class ship – Celebrity Ascent. The new entertainment offerings include nightlife experiences on the Resort Deck, six new live productions, interactive gaming experiences and live performances in venues throughout the ship.
Signature Resort Deck Party
New for Celebrity Ascent is a high-octane nightlife experience where the ship’s Resort Deck transforms with high-energy live performances, a prism light show, and DJ creating a pulsating dance floor to an illuminating playlist. Called Ascent After Dark: Shine the Night, guests are invited to bring out their best metallic attire to enjoy this open-air celebration under the moon and stars.
Theater Shows that Ascend Expectations
The Theatre on Celebrity Ascent will offer incredible new technological effects blurring the line between digital and reality onstage. Three all-new mesmerizing production shows will feature state-of-the-art technology, including kinetic lighting, lasers and the use of IMAG to display real-time live performances on a larger-than-life LED screen.
As well, there will be breathtaking performances by world-class singers, dancers and specialty artists. The new shows include:
- Awaken – a contemporary spectacle taking guests on a journey through a showcase of surreal dreams and awakening their senses to explore a world where anything is possible.
- Residency – a high energy concert production inspired by iconic Las Vegas residencies, celebrating timeless artists from Elvis to Bruno Mars, featuring authentic footage paying homage to Las Vegas.
- Bridges – a feel-good, uplifting celebration of human connection, set against the backdrop of some of the world’s most iconic bridges and featuring an automated bridge onstage as the centerpiece that transports audiences to breathtaking locations.
Immersive Live Shows and Performances
The entertainment continues well beyond the main theater stage, with immersive and intimate performances throughout the ship.
At Eden, Celebrity Ascent’s three-story architectural masterpiece, guests will enjoy inspiring performances featuring acrobatics, music, and world-class choreography:
- Allure takes audiences on a journey following the ship’s resident visual artist searching to find inspiration in the world around and featuring acrobatics and music.
- Shimmerbox entices guests to dance, groove or simply soak in the lavish glistening spectacle all around them.
- Dreams invites guests to enjoy an intriguing night in a fantastical world of dazzling live performances, interactive games and unforgettable characters.
The Club introduces a new immersive show, Smoke & Ivories, taking audiences back in time to an old Hollywood club with a modern twist. The electrifying set comes to life through the use of projection technology and dance and vocal performances.
Live Music Onboard
In addition Jazz at The Club, where world-class orchestra musicians perform the very best of jazz music, Celebrity Ascent’s musicians exhibit their incredible talent and showmanship through two brand new live concert-style celebrations:
- Funkified – a journey through the evolution of funk, from classic hits to modern funk-inspired tunes, and from its roots in the 60s to its influence on modern pop.
- Discoteque – bringing the very best of the Disco Era to life in a high-energy party under the Mirrorball in The Club.
In addition, a piano bar entertainer will perform on various nights in bars and lounges throughout the ship.
Game & Interactive Activities
The latest gaming and interactive activities can be found on Celebrity Ascent, with a long list of complimentary new experiences available on every sailing, including:
- Game On: Augmented Multiplayer Experience – Creating an 80s-inspired retro experience, a games surface is projected on the floor in The Club inviting players to compete in interactive competitions using their own body as a controller.
- Guilty Pleasures party – The ultimate singalong extravaganza, where guests can belt out a road trip playlist like nobody’s listening.
- Sands of Time, a Tabletop Escape-Style Game – Guests work in teams to unlock the mystery through a series of puzzles and clues in this must-play challenge.
- Sketch Art Classes – For everyone from beginners to advanced sketchers with step-by-step lessons from Celebrity’s resident visual artist.
Set Sail on Celebrity Ascent
Celebrity Ascent is slated for an exciting inaugural 2023-2024 winter season in the Caribbean and summer season in Europe with a vast array of dates and itinerary options. To learn more, visit Celebrity Cruise Destinations