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Jill Whelan Heading Back To The Boat

March 13, 20158 min
Princess Cruises today announced a first-of-its-kind cruise industry partnership with three-time Oscar-winner and composer of Wicked, Pippin and Godspell Stephen Schwartz. The line’s new relationship with such a major creative talent from Broadway and Hollywood includes a multi-year agreement for the creative development of four new musicals to debut across the fleet over the next several years. During his 40-year career, Schwartz has won four Grammys, three Academy Awards and has been nominated for six Tony Awards. He is the only songwriter in Broadway history to ever have three shows run more than 1,900 performances. His first musical for Princess Cruises will celebrate Schwartz’s lifelong fascination with magic. Called Magic to Do, the show will combine thrilling magic with some of Schwartz’s most famous songs and a brand new song written exclusively for Princess. The show will debut aboard Crown Princess in the fall. “Stephen is hands down one of the most talented and accomplished

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