Princess Cruises has released a brand new 25 minute documentary YouTube video on the cruise lines “Magic To Do” musical. The video is a behind the scenes look at how the new Stephen Schwartz musical came to light. This video is a really good insight into how Princess Cruises got this brand new exclusive show.
Magic to Do, Schwartz’s first production for a cruise line, celebrates his lifelong fascination with magic and combines thrilling illusions with some of his most famous songs, such as Magic to Do from Pippin and Defying Gravity from Wicked. The show also includes a brand new song written exclusively for Princess called A Little Magic. Brought to life by a vibrant cast, imaginative costumes and make-up, stunning scenic designs and baffling illusions Magic to Do originally debuted in the Princess Theater aboard Crown Princess in October 2015, and is now also available aboard Ruby Princess and Emerald Princess.
Watch The 25 Minute Documentary Below:
Adrian Fischer, vice president, entertainment experience for Princess Cruises said:
“Our partnership with Stephen Schwartz has been an incredible, collaborative opportunity for everyone involved and we wanted to chronicle the entire journey of the making of his first musical at sea with The Story Behind the Magic. We hope viewers can see the passion and commitment that went into the unique production through this engaging documentary.”
The documentary called The Story Behind the Magic features interviews with Stephen Schwartz, the creative team and cast. The documentary covers the journey of the show production from the partnership announcement, to auditions, to raising the curtain on the opening performance for Princess Cruises guests.