Two new Broadway-style stage shows offered to Princess Cruises guests are receiving good reviews according to the cruise line.
The shows are: “Born to Dance,” the latest show to debut in the cruise line’s Stephen Schwartz partnership and “Encore,” based on the opera performance “Bravo”.
“Princess audiences are mesmerized by our high caliber, Broadway-style shows,” said Denise Saviss, vice president, entertainment experience for Princess Cruises. “As part of our ‘Come Back New Promise,’ providing guests enriching vacation experiences through enhanced onboard product offerings, ‘Born to Dance’ and ‘Encore’ deliver engaging experiences, ultimately creating lifelong memories for our guests.”
Created in partnership with Stephen Schwartz, Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-winning composer of “Wicked,” “Godspell,” and “Pippin,” “Born to Dance” is the second offering in the cruise line’s partnership.
“We’re proud of our dynamic collaboration with Stephen Schwartz bringing our second revered show to life with ‘Born to Dance.’ Guests love the high-energy music and dancing,” added Saviss.
Overseeing the creative development of four brand new shows for Princess Cruises, Schwartz brings together a team of Broadway talent to support the productions through direction and design.
The show will premiere next on Regal Princess in October.
Celebrating the cruise line’s legacy of original entertainment created in-house, “Encore” is inspired by the cruise line’s top-rated show “Bravo” and accompanied by an onstage orchestra.
“We embrace our long-standing tradition of creating original entertainment to captivate our guests and ‘Encore’ delivers a moving performance audiences will remember long after the curtain closes,” added Saviss.
Coral Princess, Island Princess and Sea Princess are currently showing “Encore,” with Royal Princess the next ship to receive the show in December.