On most cruise ships, the evening entertainment centers upon the shows in the ship's theater.
However, Getaway offers several quality entertainment offerings each night. Thus, the
Getaway Theater is only one of several significant entertainment venues.
On a given evening The Theater presents either a full-length version of the Broadway musical
"Million Dollar Quartet or a dance show by Burn the Floor.
The Casino stretches much of the length along Deck 7. Compared to
many seagoing casino's its decor is quite restrained. Its facilities
include traditional gaming tables, slot machines and electronic
The Illusionarium is the dinner theater venue. When Getaway entered service, it offered a magic show. This was eventually
replaced by a Cirque-style show similar to the one presented in the Spiegel Tent on Breakaway. In addition, a Wine Lovers mystery is
performed in the Illustionarium on certain nights.
Spice H2O serves as an outdoor entertainment
venue. Its large LED screen can be used to show
movies, sporting events and concerts. In addition,
the deck chairs can be removed and the area can be
used for as a nightclub, or for receptions, deck
parties and theme nights.
When Getaway entered service, she had a venue called The Grammy
Experience in the location where Fat Cats was on Breakaway. Subsequent refits
of both ships resulted in these venues being converted into Syd Norman's Pour
House, a rock-themed bar.
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Headliners Comedy Club offers stand-up
comedy shows provided by the Levity
Entertainment Group. In addition it is used for
the dueling pianos of Howl at the Moon,
When Norwegian Breakaway entered service,
no one foresaw that the Atrium would
become such a popular entertainment
venue. Naturally, this venue has been
carried over to Norwegian Getaway,
essentially unchanged. Its central feature is
a giant LED screen. It is used for movies as
well as to support games shows,
presentations and demonstrations, Q&A
sessions with the senior officers, and as a
background for live music. These events are
enhanced by complimentary pastries
distributed by the ship's culinary team.
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In order to manage the people flow between the
various entertainment venues and to provide guests
with the opportunity to plan in advance, guests are
encouraged to reserve seats for the different shows
ahead of time. To facilitate this, Breakaway has
the Box Office where guests can get information
and make reservations. Guests can also book
tickets via the interactive TVs in their cabins or
from the digital reservation boards located around
It is possible to see an event without a reservation.
However, the guests who have made reservations
are let into the venue ahead of those who do not
have reservations. Thus, those without reservations
tend to get the less desirable seats and may be
closed out of a given performance.
The Tropicana Room, one of the
ship's main dining rooms, is also
an entertainment venue. On several
nights during the cruise, the Burn
the Floor dancers perform on the
Tropicana Room's large dance floor
during dinner. These are