August 28, 2007 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Regent Seven Seas Cruises, voted the world’s #1 large-ship operator by readers of CondÃƒÂ© Nast Traveler, will host an all-star collection of Broadway, Hollywood and TV greats aboard the all-suite, all-balcony Seven Seas Mariner during “Theatre at Sea 2008,” a 12-night Amazon River cruise from Manaus, Brazil to Fort Lauderdale.
Departing February 21, 2008, the 35th Theatre At Sea, presented by the Theatre Guild, will feature a cast of talented and distinguished actors including TV and Broadway legend Ed Asner; four-time Drama Desk Award-winning actress Tovah Feldshuh; acclaimed film and television actress Anne Jackson; Broadway star Karen Mason; Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Neal; television star and former Miss America Susan Powell; Helen Hayes Award-winner and director Lee Roy Reams; Broadway leading man Richard White and legendary theatre, film and television icon Eli Wallach.
These legends of stage and screen will entertain guests with eight performances throughout the voyage, and will also join passengers at exclusive “Green Room” parties after each show. Guests will also have the opportunity to interact with these sought-after stars at special, “members-only” events.
Seven Seas Mariner’s Amazon journey will depart Manaus to call at Parintins and Santarem, Brazil; Devil’s Island in French Guiana; plus Barbados, Dominica, San Juan and Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos, before concluding in Fort Lauderdale. Highlights include a trip to Manaus’ Opera House, shopping excursions, a reception with the Governor of Barbados and a call at Brazil’s Boi Bumba Festival. The itinerary also features three luxurious days spent at sea.
Seven Seas Mariner is the world’s first all-suite, all-balcony vessel, as well as the first to offer dining by the famed Le Cordon BleuÃ‚Â® of Paris in Signatures, one of four single, open-seating restaurants. Accommodating only 700 guests, she is one of the most spacious cruise ships afloat, and her staff-to-guest ratio of 1 to 1.6 provides the highest level of personal service in the six-star tradition of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Rates for the Theatre at Sea 2008 voyage range from $5,295 to $20,395 per person, double occupancy. Chartered economy airfare is available for $700 per person. Contact Theatre at Sea, 135 Central Park West, Suite 4 South, New York, N.Y., 10023. Telephone: 800 752 9732.
About Regent Seven Seas Cruises – Regent Seven Seas Cruises (RSSC) is part of Carlson Companies, a global leader in the hotel, restaurant, business and leisure travel, and marketing industries. The Regent brand encompasses luxury hotels, resorts, residences and cruises throughout the world, offering discerning travelers The Regent ExperienceSM with unique and personalized luxury. Regent Seven Seas (formerly Radisson Seven Seas) operates a fleet of medium-sized luxury cruise ships that visit over 300 ports on all seven continents, including Antarctica. RSSC is consistently rated among the world’s top three cruise lines by readers of luxury travel magazines. Travel professionals worldwide voted RSSC the “World’s Best Luxury Cruise Line” for the third consecutive year as part of the 2006 Travel Weekly Awards and readers of CondÃƒÂ© Nast Traveler magazine voted RSSC “World’s Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” in 2006. For further information, contact Regent Seven Seas Cruises, 1000 Corporate Drive, Suite 500, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33334. For brochures, call toll-free (866) 284-4079; for reservation information call toll-free (800) 285-1835; or visit: www.TheRegentExperience.com.