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It’s a Ship Show

The ultimate variety show onboard, an eclectic host will guide you through a unique twist on the old-school variety hour. Featuring food, live music, comedy and performances from talent around the world.

It's a Ship Show on Virgin Voyages cruise ships
It's a Ship Show on Virgin Voyages cruise ships © Photo by VV Insider

It’s a Ship Show: Half Variety, Half Talk Show

The ultimate variety show onboard, an eclectic host will guide you through a unique twist on the old-school variety hour. Featuring food, live music, comedy and performances from talent around the world. This show is the SHIP!

This show is performed in The Manor in a seated configuration and lasts roughly 2 hours.

Unique Performers

Virgin invites performers from all over the world to highlight their talents, you can see everything from tap dancing, to archery to acrobatics, every performer is only on board for a few weeks so each time is unique.

Archery Acrobatist
You never know what you’ll see at ‘It’s a Ship Show’© Photo by VV Insider

The Band & Host

A live band performs during interludes between performances with interactions with the host for the night. The Host of the show will interact with the audience, introduce the acts and quip their own jokes during the night.

4 members of a band including a bassist, guitarist, singer and drummer
The Band will sing some top hits during the interludes© Photo by Virgin Voyages

Food Menu

Every visit to It’s a Ship Show includes a four course meal for free, portion sizes are on the smaller side but this can replace a dinner for some.

OPENER
Roasted Vegetable Salad (v) (gF) – Curry Yoghurt, Kale Chips, Currant Vinaigrette

THEN 
Goat Cheese & Pear Crisps (v) (gF) – Toasted Hazelnuts, Beets, Endive

MAIN EVENT
Pan Seared Sea Bass (gF) – Jerusalem Artichokes, Arugula, Sauce Vierge
– OR –
Parmesan Crusted Chicken – Swiss Chard, Artichokes, Lemon Butter

CLOSER
Bailey’s Dark & White Chocolate Mousse (v) -Cherry Crumble

Note: Availability and pricing is subject to change. If you notice any changes please let us know via our contact form

Conclusion

‘It’s a Ship Show’ is a great night out with dinner, variety, live singing and much more on display all included with your voyage fare. The food menu has been up for debate, some like it, some do not, so you may want to factor this in. You can of course go and see the show without eating the food and grab a bite later on.

About the author

Co-Founder and Editor. An iOS developer and writer with a passion for theme parks and extensive cruise experience, blending technical know how with a love for Virgin Voyages nearing 15 sailings around the world.


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