As the only cruise line to feature fully licensed Broadway productions, Royal Caribbean has been named an official partner of the 66th Annual Tony Awards. The televised awards show will include a live broadcast from the Opal Theatre of the 5,400-passenger Oasis of the Seas. As the liner cruises around the Caribbean, the cast of the ship’s production of Hairspray will perform a show-stopping number, which will be transmitted to living rooms throughout the country.
""We couldn't be more excited to partner with the Tony Awards to give the audience a taste of our genuine Broadway productions, which include Saturday Night Fever, as well as the Tony award-winning musicals Hairspray and Chicago: The Musical,"" stated Adam Goldstein, President & CEO, Royal Caribbean International. ""These amazing performances, along with a host of other entertainment options including our unparalleled DreamWorks Experience, our dive and aqua shows, plus ice skating performances, afford our guests an unparalleled vacation that is second to none”.
The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre in New York City on the CBS television network, Sunday, June 10, 2012."