Holland America Line’s New Ms Koningsdam To Showcase The World Stage Concept With 270-Degree Panoramic LED Screens
On Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam, entertainment meets innovation with a new main theatre design that surrounds the audience with a 270-degree LED screen. Breaking from the line’s traditionally styled theatres, The World Stage is a flexible space that can have multiple stage configurations, ranging from in-the-round to the more conventional proscenium staging. The theatre will initially host five new productions performed in repertory by a cast sourced from around the world.
At two stories high and 250 feet long, the high-definition LED screens will make The World Stage a trend-setting theatre at sea capable of showcasing an exciting array of performances and productions. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, projection and sound systems, the screens enable the environment of The World Stage to change throughout the day to present anything the designers can imagine. For example, the room can evolve effortlessly from an Italian palazzo for a concert performance to an imaginary world for innovative production numbers.
“The World Stage on Koningsdam will enable us to debut new entertainment concepts to delight our guests with shows they’ve never seen before,” said Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line. “Having the flexibility to configure the room into many different and vibrant settings enables us to set new heights for cruise entertainment in this extraordinary theatre at sea.”