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It’s ‘game on’ for new show on Sky and Enchanted Princess

princess show '5 SKIES'
‘5-SKIES,’ a technologically enhanced production show featuring a virtual gaming world, digital effects, acrobatics and contemporary music, will debut aboard Princess Cruises’ next two new ships.

Audience will enter 'greatest virtual reality game of all time'

Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess passengers will enter the greatest virtual reality game of all time with main character, Gamer 1, attempting to complete a series of five increasingly difficult levels, meeting personalities along the way in an attempt to reach the highest level where the Sky Princess character resides.

Denise Saviss, VP of entertainment experience, said the cruise line’s team of crestors and collaborators ‘once again pushed the boundaries of theatrical entertainment design at sea.’

‘5-SKIES’ is scheduled to debut aboard Sky Princess in November.

All-star creative team

The creative team includes director and choreographer Danny Teeson, who’s choreographed for Grammy Award-winning artists Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson and Paula Abdul and Brit Award winners Robbie Williams and Tom Jones, with whom he won the VH1 Best Video Award for ‘Sex Bomb.’

Musical arranger Nelson Kole began his career on the Las Vegas strip, accompanying headliners such as Frank Sinatra, Dionne Warwick and Gladys Knight and the Pips, and became musical director/arranger for Don Rickles and Ben Vereen. As arranger and musical director of the 2009 Academy Awards, Kole worked with Beyoncé, Hugh Jackman, Vanessa Hudgens, Zac Efron and Queen Latifah.

Scenic designer John Iacovelli won the Emmy Award for his production design of the A&E presentation of ‘Peter Pan,’ starring Cathy Rigby, which was nominated for a Tony Award for best revival. His television production design credits include ‘The Old Settler,’ ‘The Gin Game,’ ‘Ed,’ ‘Babylon’ and ‘Resurrection Blvd.’

Costume designer Jackson Lowell has created costumes for many celebrities and concert tours including Katy Perry, Pink, Paula Abdul, Jennifer Aniston, Cate Blanchett, Cindy Crawford, Elton John, Brad Pitt, Barbra Streisand and Usher. His television show credits include ‘American Idol,’ ‘Desperate Housewives,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Ugly Betty,’ ‘Lost,’ ‘Private Practice’ and ‘Scrubs.’

This creative team is also behind the previously announced ‘Rock Opera,’ another new production show scheduled for Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess.