Backstage
Of The Princess Theater On The Ruby Princess
Cruise Ship On an Alaska Cruise

An announcement appeared in the Daily Patter advising that a tour of the backstage of the Princess Theater was available for one morning only.
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Lights And Stars
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(Date Photographed: 12:08:24 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A view of the overhead lighting backstage, as well as a perforated black curtain that created a night sky with stars.


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Stairs And Mirrors
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(Date Photographed: 12:08:54 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A red staircase was stored backstage just in front of a set of framed mirrors.


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Safety
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(Date Photographed: 12:09:26 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A sign backstage said that, "Safety is up to Everyone," and that "Distractions can cause injuries."


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Costumes
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(Date Photographed: 12:10:28 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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Costumes were all hung on an electric conveyer that allowed easy access to a huge selection of costumes.


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Makeup Tables
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(Date Photographed: 12:10:53 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A long table with individual mirrors and power outlets were the place where performers could apply makeup.


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Cap
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(Date Photographed: 12:11:02 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A propeller topped cap lay in a bin along with other props.


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Shoes
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(Date Photographed: 12:11:13 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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Pre-tied shoes lay in a plastic bin under the makeup table. The shoes could be slipped on and off without ever having to tie them.


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Glitter Coat
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(Date Photographed: 12:11:51 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A coat, made of reflective pieces connected together, would glitter when hit by stage lights.


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Prop Stairs
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(Date Photographed: 12:13:41 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A set of three prop stair units were set on edge and strapped with red rope to store them backstage.


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Stage Manager
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(Date Photographed: 12:14:00 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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The stage manager's station included a monitor showing the stage from the audience's point-of-view, microphones, and a phone connected to the lighting booth.


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A Drum Set
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(Date Photographed: 12:14:40 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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A drum set was on a platform and ready to be rolled out for that night's performance.


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Footlights
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(Date Photographed: 12:15:13 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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Footlights lined the foot of the stage. And a number 16 on the floor indicated a blocking position.


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Tourist Passengers
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(Date Photographed: 12:15:44 Saturday 6 June 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 July 2017}
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Passengers waited on the stage for their chance to tour the backstage of the Princess Theater. Notice the background and how perforations could create a night sky.


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