How long are shows on Royal Caribbean cruises

22 November 2023

Most shows on Royal Caribbean shows run for about 50 minutes, but some shows are much longer. The shows are designed to last 50 minutes to fit nicely into the ships' activity schedules.

Show TypeDuration (Minutes)
Broadway shows90
Royal Caribbean production shows50
Ice shows50
Aquatheater shows50
Headliner shows50
Game shows45

Broadway shows

The Broadway-style shows, including hits like Grease and Mamma Mia!, typically run for about 90 to 120 minutes. They are the full-length theatrical experience right in the middle of the ocean!

Terms in the license agreement will dictate the length of the show, and modifications that can be made to the show. For example with We Will Rock You on Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean have almost no flexibility, and the show runs for 120 minutes.

Royal Production Shows

Royal Carribbean's own production shows, such as Voices, Effectors and Invitation To Dance run for about 45 - 50 minutes. These are shows that have been created and produced by Royal Caribbean Entertainment.

Ice Shows

Featured on ships with ice rinks, these dazzling performances usually last for around 50 minutes. Don't miss the mesmerizing moves and stories told on ice!

Aquatheater Shows

Witnessed at the AquaTheater on select ships, these breathtaking water performances run for approximately 50 minutes. It's a splashy spectacle!

Headliner shows

These can vary based on the act – from comedians to musicians. Generally, expect around 50 minutes to an hour of top-tier entertainment.

Game shows

These fun-filled activities, great for family participation, typically last between 30 to 45 minutes.

In conclusion, while the running times provided are general estimates, it's always a good idea to check the daily Cruise Compass or the Royal Caribbean app during your voyage for specific timings and any schedule changes. Happy cruising and enjoy the shows!

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