Spectacular Shows

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Fancy a show after dinner? Our original production shows are choreographed by a leading Australian production company and designed exclusively for P&O Cruises audiences. Performed in the impressive two-storey The Marquee theatre and with a number of different shows* featured on each ship, you'll be spoilt for choice.

*Production shows may vary from ship to ship dependent on itineraries

Pacific Aria Pacific Dawn Pacific Explorer

Love Riot

Love, Lust and Hand Grenades. Experience LOVE RIOT from internationally recognised and award winning production company, Strut & Fret (BLANC de BLANC, LIMBO, Fear & Delight). Our hand-picked cast of elite performers from around the globe and will take you on a silicon dipped, high gloss, high-octane experience which is bound to take you hostage, capture your heart and get your pulse racing!

LOVE RIOT is directed by Scott Maidment, one of the creative masterminds behind Madonna’s recent Rebel Heart Tour, choreographed by LA’s Kevin Maher and set and costume design by James Browne.

Entry fees apply. Restricted to audiences 18+ years.

*Now showing on Pacific Explorer in Black Circus.

Let's Misbehave

Let's Misbehave is a fun and cheeky frolic back to the era of swing bands, flappers, gangsters, burlesque and sirens. Let us transport you to a sultry 1930's nightclub where the music is hot, the girls are sassy and the drinks are flowing. Come join us and let's misbehave!

An elegant 1930s style show that features a range of music and dance styles from then and now. Choreographed by Australia's award winning Kelley Abbey.

*Now showing on Pacific Explorer and Pacific Dawn.

Included in fare

Rock - Anthem of the Ages

Created solely for Pacific Explorer, this show is a rock concert like no other at sea. Covering some of the best rock songs of the past, join our cast, our live band and a dazzling display of lighting as we perform some of the rock anthems you know and love. We dare you to stay in your seat.

This show has some of the best rock riffs and vocals served in pumping concert mode. Get your air guitar ready!

*Now showing on Pacific Explorer.

Included in fare


Our beds can be a place of rest, of nurturing and revitalising. They can also be a place of struggle and torment. A place to dream, to love, to play, to escape to. This original new production has a bed as the central theme and touches on these aspects with a dream-like treatment. Featuring a broad mix of contemporary songs, Slumber is bound to be an entertaining treat for all.

*Now showing on Pacific Dawn and Pacific Explorer.

Included in fare


Seven, based on the Seven Deadly Sins, is a wonderful visual feast, twisting and turning through scenes of fantasy as we indulge the audience in these well known vices. A fast paced show full of incredible choreography by Australia's Kate Wormald and an eclectic contemporary score by Phillip Filo, your senses will devour this journey.

*Now showing on Pacific Explorer and Pacific Dawn.

Included in fare

Twice Upon A Time

Twice Upon A Time is a remarkable, original lyrical dance piece which has been created like no other show P&O has previously presented. It dramatically takes a journey through a post apocalyptic world to a time of re-generation and splendour. The contemporary dance style captures the tension and glory of the tale delivering an emotional masterpiece unlike any other show on board.

*Now showing on Pacific Aria 

Included in fare

Sideshow Alley

Sideshow Alley takes a theatrically entertaining look at the characters behind the scenes of a travelling sideshow. Set in no particular place at no particular time, the story reverberates the value of being ourselves, to be truly accepted. The diverse characters each find the sideshow world is one in which they fit in unequivocally.

*Now showing on Pacific Aria

Included in fare

X Centric

Built on a foundation of contemporary pop culture of late 20th and early 21st centuries "X Centric" is set to entertain audiences from 6 to 96. Visually stripped back to basic black for many of the costumes, the lightning, screens and props work with a broad range of music and dialogue to take audiences on a light hearted entertainment journey. With references to video gaming, Star Wars, coffee consumption, fashion, cinema classics, romance, selfies, reality TV and even panda bears, all bases are covered.

*Now showing on Pacific Dawn.

Included in fare

Off the Charts

A concert-style production offering a roller coaster ride through some of the musical smash hits of the naughties. Off the Charts features the cool sounds of artists such as Adele, Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars & Taylor Swift. Urban Funk, modern soul and cool pop vibes ensures it’s a high energy, feel good experience for everyone.

*Now showing on Pacific Dawn, Pacific Aria and Pacific Explorer .

Included in fare