ABOVE: A pipe band entertains Silver
Whisper passengers in Invergordon, Scotland.
A 28,258-ton vessel isn't big enough to stage Broadway- or even
Las Vegas-style musicals, and Silversea's port-intensive itineraries make
entertainment less of a priority than it would be on a mass-market megaship.
Still, the Silver Whisper offers a greater variety and quality of
entertainment than you might expect. On our "Scotland's Tattoo" cruise,
Production shows in the Viennese Lounge, a large showroom with a
proscenium stage. These typically included male and female vocalists, an adagio
couple (Karen Stone and Zoli Bihari), a male gymnast-dancer, and three female
dancers. The lead singer, Rebecca Lowe, also performed a show of her own late in
In-suite entertainment options included videocassettes (which
were available free of charge in the ship's library) and a new ISIS pay-per-view
movie system that was being tested during our voyage.