Long-known for its innovative dining,
Norwegian is placing a greater
emphasis on entertainment.
On Star, the Stardust Theater is the
main entertainment venue. Inspired by
the designs of classic European-style
opera houses, the theater has elaborately
styled entrance ways. Inside there is
seating for 1,100.
The Stardust is used for production
shows featuring the ship's singers and
dancers (far left) as well as shows
featuring individual artists such as the
elegant and dynamic magic of Fabien
Solaz (near left). Their talents are
combined in a final original spectacular
show called "Elements."
The Stardust is also used for activities
and game shows such as Norwegian's
version of the popular "Deal or No Deal"
(Below: Officers and crew gather in an
entranceway to wish farewell to guests at
the end of a cruise).
The Star Club Casino is a large space (it can accommodate 371 people) featuring 200 video and slot
machines, traditional gaming tables, electronic poker and its own bar.
The Spinnaker Lounge located at the aft end of Deck 7, is
another major entertainment venue. Among other things, it is
used for receptions and for theme parties at which the ship's cast
also perform (below left). Star's troupe of comedians from
Second City also appear in the Spinnaker (below right).
This lounge was originally located on Deck 12 but when that
area was transformed into suites, the Spinnaker was moved to its
present location, displacing the large department store that had
The Star Bar is located just forward of Cagney's on Deck 13. It has floor-to ceiling windows
looking out over the main pool deck.
The Java Café is centrally located in Star's Atrium (left). It is
both a specialty coffee house and a cocktail bar. Live music
there can include Caribbean sounds of Xcite (top) or the
classical/popular music of the Manila Trio (bottom)
Star's champagne/martini bar is Gatsby's. In
the evenings it features live music, usually with
a solo pianist, but also on occasion the pianist
is joined by members of the ship's show band for
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The Red Lion Pub is an English-inspired pub that is also a sports bar with large video screens showing sporting events.
In keeping with its pub atmosphere, this venue is also used for quizzes and trivia contests. In the evenings, there is live
music and/or karaoke.
Above: Two bars associated with restaurants - - the bar linking the Moderno and Blue Lagoon restaurants (above left) and
the Sake Bar (above right) located in the Asian restaurant complex on Deck 7.
Outdoors there is the Bier Garten (below left) and Topsiders Bar (below right) serving the pool area.
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