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Stephen Schwartz

Princess Cruises premieres Broadway-style musical in Port Everglades | Video

Princess Cruises premieres Broadway-style musical in Port Everglades | Video

Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz — the musical composer of “Wicked,” “Pippin” and “Godspell” — is trying on a new role as producer of a show that had its debut in Fort Lauderdale.

Schwartz is the producer of “The Secret Silk,” a musical that premiered on the Royal Princess cruise ship at Port Everglades on Feb. 28. This is the third show Schwartz has produced for Princess Cruises, including titles “Magic To Do” and “Born To Dance.” A fourth show produced by Oscar-, Tony- and Grammy award-winning Schwartz is scheduled to debut in 2019.

“Yes there are cruise ships that bring, you know, productions of ‘Hairspray’ or productions of ‘Chicago’ or...

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