New Shows Take Center Stage to Enhance Cruise Experience with Holland America

Here’s a sneak peek of the new experiences that will have you grooving throughout your Holland America Line cruise vacation.

Cue the drumroll. Holland America is pleased to share that their award-winning entertainment lineup is expanding across the fleet in 2024, delighting guests through new productions, music and destination-specific performances. Here’s a sneak peek of the experiences that will have you grooving throughout your Holland America Line cruise vacation.


Embark on a Musical Journey

A fresh spin is being put on classic cruise productions by combining singing and dancing into a new mainstage experience through four new shows. Multitalented headliners and an ensemble of singers and dancers will have you swaying in your seat as you savor the moments of these concert-style productions:


Song & Dance

Lights, camera, action! Set on a studio backlot, two leading men showcase a concert of musical numbers from Broadway, Hollywood and more.


Class Act

Las Vegas goes to sea in this elaborate production, celebrating iconic female performers of the concert and nightclub stage.


All That!

Be a part of the studio audience as Holland America presents their take on the classic TV variety shows of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. Headliners share the spotlight through a combination of singing, dancing and a little bit of comedy.


Hey, Mr. DJ

Iconic radio DJs introduce songs from the ’60s through today in this concert of pop hits.


Having already debuted on Eurodam and Nieuw Statendam, these spectacular shows will also appear on Rotterdam and Zuiderdam by the end of June. They will continue to be introduced them across all ships in the months ahead.


Delight in Destination-Focused Entertainment

Complementing these new shows on the World Stage are unique productions specific to the regions Holland America sails to around the world. That means you’ll experience a different entertainment lineup when you cruise Alaska, the Caribbean, Europe, South America and other destinations from sea to sea. Examples include:


Island Magic

Caribbean cruises on Rotterdam, Nieuw Statendam and Eurodam will feature unique orchestral steel drum concerts, playing a versatile repertoire ranging from traditional island sounds to unique versions of classical and pop songs.


Breton Thunder

Cruises to Canada and New England on Volendam and Zuiderdam will introduce an authentic Nova Scotia music experience highlighting the area’s European roots.


Chordial Chamber Trio and Pantheon

Select sailings on Nieuw Statendam, Rotterdam and Zuiderdam in Europe will feature a classical string ensemble or the dynamic vocals of three European tenors.


Step One Dance Company & Major Fourth

Alaska cruises will continue to feature the elite members of the Step One Dance Company, who blend innovative choreography with artistic video projection to create immersive experiences. Major Fourth also takes the stage with four singers delivering impactful harmonies that cover all genres and decades.


In addition to the lineup above, you can continue to enjoy their exciting music clubs varying by ship, from the Rolling Stone Lounge and Billboard Onboard to the B.B. King’s Blues Club.


Are you ready to embark on a musical journey during your Holland America Line cruise vacation? Which shows excite you the most? 


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