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Don’t say it out loud three times! Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is bringing “Beetlejuice” to life on the high seas on board its newest ship, Norwegian Primajoining a slew of other fun entertainment options when it debuts in August 2023.

For those not in the know, this 90-minute Broadway show is an adaptation of a Tim Burton favorite from the 80s, which follows the Deetz family on their remodel of a house haunted by the notorious—and hilarious—main character. In other words, your clients can expect an evening’s worth of special effects and plenty of paranormal goings on in NCL’s three-story Viva Theatre & Club.

“NCL has a history of pioneering the cruise experience and delivering the high-caliber entertainment programming our guests expect,” said David J. Herrera, incoming president of Norwegian Cruise Line. “We are dedicated to pushing the envelope, delivering on those expectations, and putting our guests first as we elevate our onboard offerings for the ultimate vacation at sea.  This summer, I cannot wait to bring the fun and nostalgia of ‘Beetlejuice’ to our all-new Norwegian Viva.”

All About NCL’s ‘Beetlejuice’

If they’ve seen the music, your clients will know the soundtrack is a huge part of the fun, and they’ll find themselves singing along to classics such as “Day-O” and “Jump in the Line (Shake, Senora).” And if the had a chance to see the Broadway show, they’ll recognize Michelle D’Amico reprising her role as the droll “Lydia Deetz” for the show’s first-at-sea performance. This isn’t the first time NCL has hopped on the stage: previous productions include adaptations of “Six,” “Jersey Boys,” “Footloose” and others across its entire fleet—not to mention “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,” aboard Norwegian Prima.

The second of six ships in NCL’s Prima Class, Norwegian Prima raises the bar on cruising via its dining, ample staterooms and suites and super-fun onboard activities such as the Viva Speedway, a three-level racetrack. The ship sets sail in August 2023 with itineraries that include the Greek Isles and the Mediterranean through November, then homeporting to San Juan, Puerto Rico in December for a winter Caribbean Season.

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