The Epic Theater is the ship's largest entertainment
venue with 681 seats. In addition to the Jean Ann
Ryan Production Company, which does the ship's
production shows, NCL has brought in The Blue Man
Group and Legends in Concert, the Las Vegas celebrity
tribute performers, to appear in this venue. Includes
singer, dancers and aerial acrobats.
In order to manage the people flow in Epic's numerous
entertainment venues and to provide guests with the
opportunity to plan in advance, Epic has the
Entertainment Box Office (below) for information
and reservations. Guests can also book tickets via the
interactive TVs in their cabins.
The Epic Club Casino (above and left) is a very large modern
expanse that includes slot machines, gaming tables and electronic
The Cascades Bar (below) is the casino bar and has gaming
machines built into the bar.
The temperature rises in the
Bliss Ultra Lounge. This
nightclub has become a
signature venue on NCL
ships. In addition to a dance
floor, it has pool tables, beds
and, of course, a bowling
Bowling and pool can also be played in O'Sheehan's
Neighborhood Bar and Grill. (See review). Named after NCL
CEO Kevin Sheehan, this is both a bar and a dining venue serving
classic local bar food on a 24-hour basis
For guests staying
in Epic's Villas,
there is the
the bar at the
Grill (left) (also
a dining venue)
and the Posh
Two other NCL signature venues that appear on Epic
are Malting's Beer and Whiskey Bar which
was inspired by the lobby bar from the Mandarin
Oriental in London, (above left) and Shakers
Martini & Cocktails Bar (above right).
The Atrium Bar (right) is the successor to the Java
Café on earlier NCL ships and is not only a bar but
also a specialty coffee café.
Fat Cats Jazz &
Blues Club has
musicians in the
the day, guests can
participate in jam
sessions in this
venue. Epic has a
guests can have the
use of a Gibson
guitar or bass while
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Headliners Comedy Club provides a permanent
home for the seagoing members of The Second City
Comedy Troupe. In addition it is used for Howl at
the Moon, becoming "The World's Greatest Rock N'
Roll Piano Bar"
If the jazz at Fat Cats is not cool enough for you,
then give the Svedka Ice Bar. One of only 14
such venues in the world, this bar is lined with
real ice. Guests pay an entrance fee at the door,
which entitles them to the use of faux fur parkas
and two signature drinks.
Other outdoor bars include the bar in the adults-only Spice H2O area (above left) and the poolside Waves Bar.