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Old July 3rd, 2010, 12:20 PM
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As most of you now, I LOVE the entertainment and BIG shows aboard the ships, and at this point could care less what the itinerary is. Love the "Ticket To Ride" Beetles show, and could watch it again, and again. There used to be a guy on one of the other lines,,,Princess I think,,,, who called himself "The Ladder Guy". Sounds really "lame", but he put on one of the most entertaining shows at sea. What is your favorite show/entertainment afloat?

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sitting in the atrium , with the drink of the day, the last full day of the cruise and watching people go ballistic at the guest relations desk when they look at their final sign & sail print out

can't beat it for entertainment
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For me, I loved the "Beatlemania" show and the Ice show on the Adventure of the Seas from 2008. I love the ice shows most of all, but that Beatlemania show was awesome!
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There was a show on Carnival Spirit that I loved. It was a man that did a lot of Sammy Davis Jr and Frank Sinatra's music. For all the years I have cruised I thought this was the most outstanding show I ever saw. I wish I remembered his name. He stuck in my mind for one very important reason. He worked in Developmental Disabilities. That work has always been special to me as it is what I do mostly. Even now in retirement I am still working weekends for the insurance and I do "on call" hours too. He told us the story of how "his kids" encouraged him to go into the entertainment field. He is a fine man doing great work with kids who need his help.

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I quite like the big shows in the theatre, didn't think I would but the trouble is, on P&O anyway, next time you go on one of their ships it's the same shows!! Not so good then!
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I have thoroughly enjoyed the shows on the ship, especially the ones with the house band and the singers and dancers. I find they're excellent productions, at least on our three cruises on the Explorer of the Seas.

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The shows on my 3 prior cruises have not been that great
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I attend the shows for the showgirls..that way, when I see them on deck tanning or in the exercise class, I can give them compliments
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There was a show on Carnival Spirit that I loved. It was a man that did a lot of Sammy Davis Jr and Frank Sinatra's music. For all the years I have cruised I thought this was the most outstanding show I ever saw. I wish I remembered his name.

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Laura, I could be wrong, but I think you're talking about "Christopher Alan Graves". There are two guys who do a show similar to what you're describing, but I'm pretty sure he's the one. Does "Bo Jangles" with the moves, etc. GREAT show, called "Singing with the Big Band".

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sitting in the atrium , with the drink of the day, the last full day of the cruise and watching people go ballistic at the guest relations desk when they look at their final sign & sail print out

can't beat it for entertainment
Venice, I used to work on the computers aboard ship when they'd come into port, and more often than not, I'd finish my work before they started boarding the next weeks cruise. One of my favorite things to do was sit in the atrium, just inside the area where folks boarded, and watch them as they came aboard. You could ALWAYS tell the ones who'd never been on a cruise before. The look of amazement when they saw the atrium, even on older ships like "Inspiration" was truly priceless. Now that I'm retired, I miss doing things like that. I'm thinking about getting a part time job with the embarkation/debarkation staff in Tampa. Might be fun!

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So far, Bert Stratton on Caribbean Princess is our favourite all-round entertainer, and a lovely person as well.
We also really loved the Beatle Maniacs show, top notch!

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None, really. I guess if I had to pick something, it would be the piano bar.

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Laura, I could be wrong, but I think you're talking about "Christopher Alan Graves". There are two guys who do a show similar to what you're describing, but I'm pretty sure he's the one. Does "Bo Jangles" with the moves, etc. GREAT show, called "Singing with the Big Band".

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Sky, Thank you that is the man I was talking about. I remember him doing Bo Jangles. I remember one night they had the front seats blocked off and the children from Camp Carnival came to the show. He did "Candy Man" for them. He was so good.
I found this clip on You Tube

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