Princess Cruises to launch new Jim Henson-inspired production show

Princess Cruises has unveiled a new production show – ‘Inspired Silliness’ – which will debut on the line’s latest ships, Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess.

Inspired Silliness is exclusive to Princess Cruises and recreates the earlier works of legendary puppeteer Jim Henson, creator of TV programmes such as The Muppets and Fraggle Rock, including several reimagined characters.
Each 30-minute performance will feature singers and dancers bringing to life the comedy, iconic music and puppetry that will appeal to guests and families of all ages in the line’s new and enhanced Princess Theatres.

The show will open shortly on the 3,660-guest Sky Princess as the ship sails the Mediterranean. The vessel will then spend a season in the Caribbean. Next year it will be based in Northern Europe and sail roundtrip from Copenhagen on a number of Russia and Scandinavia voyages between April and August.

The show will open on sister ship, Enchanted Princess, following her June 2020 launch in Southampton. The ship will then sail a season in the Mediterranean.

Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises vice president UK & Europe, said: “The introduction of Inspired Silliness showcases our continued commitment to offering new, exclusive and innovative experiences for all generations.

“Jim Henson is a name recognised all over the world and by combining his legendary puppetry with memorable music, comedy, spectacular visuals and our talented team of singers and dancers, guests will be in for a one-of-a-kind show.”

Princess Cruises is offering a 7-day Eastern Caribbean voyage on Sky Princess, departing February 22, 2020. Sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, ports of call are Princess Cays (Bahamas), St Thomas and St Maarten. Special offer currently available with prices from £999 per person for a mini-suite.

About Princess Cruises:

One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global premium cruise line and tour company operating a fleet of 18 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year on 170 itineraries to more than 380 destinations around the globe, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England and World Cruises. Itineraries range in length from three to 111 days.

In 2017 Princess Cruises, with parent company Carnival Corporation, introduced MedallionClass cruises enabled by the Ocean Medallion – the cruises industry’s most advanced wearable device, provided free to each guest sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-winning innovation offers the fastest way to a hassle-free, personalised cruise, giving guests more opportunity to enjoy their time onboard. Ocean Medallion will be activated on five ships by the end of 2019. An activation plan will continue across the global fleet in 2020 and beyond.

Two new Royal-class ships are currently under construction – Enchanted Princess, scheduled for delivery in June 2020, followed by Discovery Princess in November 2021. Princess recently announced that two new (LNG) ships which will be the largest ships in the Princess fleet, accommodating approximately 4,300 guests with expected delivery in 2023 and 2025. Princess now has five ships arriving over the next six years between 2019 & 2025. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK).

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