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Sep 05

WE WILL ROCK YOU: QUEEN’S SMASH HIT MUSICAL MAKES WAVES ON ROYAL CARIBBEAN’S ANTHEM OF THE SEAS

Guests Will Jam to the Legendary British Rock Group’s Timeless Ballads

MIAMI, September 5, 2014 – Royal Caribbean International is once again shaking things up on the high seas.  The first cruise line to feature fully licensed, Tony Award-winning Broadway productions today announced that guests onboard the highly-anticipated Anthem of the Seas will party to We Will Rock You – the smash hit musical featuring the greatest hits of legendary British rock group, Queen – when she sails from Southampton, England in April 2015.  Written by British comedian Ben Elton, the hilarious award-winning, record-breaking phenomenon boasts a score of killer Queen tunes such as “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “We Are the Champions,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and of course, “We Will Rock You.”

“On our new Quantum-class, guests can expect an entertainment experience that transcends anything they’ve ever seen before, and We Will Rock You is no exception,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Executive Vice President, Operations, Royal Caribbean International.  “We’re thrilled to bring the timeless rock ballads of Queen to our most appropriately named ship.”

Built around 24 of Queen’s greatest hits, We Will Rock You tells the story of a group of Bohemians who struggle to restore the free exchange of thought, fashion and live music in a distant future where everyone dresses, thinks and does the same.  Musical instruments and composers are forbidden, and rock music is all but unknown.  We Will Rock You has proven itself as one of the London West End’s most solid hits since opening in May 2002, going on to become a worldwide sensation.  The show has now been seen in local productions in 17 countries, playing to an audience of more than 15 million people.