The Stardust Theater occupies portions of three decks and
seats 1,042 guests. In addition to the Jean Ann Ryan Production
Company includes singer, dancers and aerial acrobats. The
company does three shows during a seven night cruise. Also
resident on the ship is a troupe from the Second City comedy
organization who put on shows and give workshops. Other
popular shows in the theater on one cruise included a Four
Seasons tribute group, "Oh What A Night", and two
comedians/acrobats "Sharkbait". The Theater is also used for the
Crew Show in which members of the crew perform doing
everything from traditional dances to contemporary rock.
According to NCL: "NCL's Casinos at Sea pay out more winnings than any other
cruise line and have been recognized as 'The Best of Gaming' on a cruise line by
the readers of Casino Player and Slots magazines. The Pearl Club Casino
(above and left)is a large area with slot machines, gaming tables and a colorful
The Spinnaker Lounge is high on the forward part of the ship. It is a large
room with floor-to-ceiling windows, a bar, dance floor and stage. Receptions are
held here as are comedy performances and cruise staff activities.
The Bliss Ultra Lounge and Night Club does double
duty as a sports bar with large plasma screens showing
sporting events and its own four lane bowling alley. It is
also the adult night club with beds and couches included in
the seating playing host to events such as the Toga Party.
Bar Central includes
three bars, each
occupying a side of a
U-shaped bar. On the
forward side is the Art
Champagne Bar. It is
located next to the
entrance to Le Bistro and
thus is convenient for
guests dining in that
venue. It is at the base of
a two-story atrium giving
it a feeling of soaring
space. There is a small
stage for live music.
The Coruna Cigar Bar
is in an enclosed room just
opposite Magnum's (left).
Right: Shakers Martini
& Cocktails Bar is on
the starboard side of Bar
On the aft side of
Bar Central is
and Whiskey Bar
which was inspired
by the lobby bar
from the Mandarin
Oriental in London.
In the evenings, the
Star Bar acts as the
bar for Cagney's
the day, it is a
Above left: Part of the Lotus Garden Asian Restaurant complex is The Sake Bar.
Above right: Located in the main lobby, the Java Café is not only a bar but also a specialty coffee café.
Below left: The Great Outdoors Bar is located high over the stern of the ship.
Below right: The Sky High Bar and Grill. Like the Great Outdoors and Topsiders Bar and Grill, it is both a bar and a dining
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