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Crystal welcomes aboard Broadway stars

October 2, 2019

Crystal Cruises Serenity Crystal Serenity will host ten Broadway sailings next year. Image credit: Crystal Cruises


Luxury cruise line Crystal is bringing talent from the Great White Way to the wide open seas to its 2020 voyage lineup.

Twenty sailings in 2020 will welcome Broadway stars as part of the cruise line’s “Crystal on Broadway” programming. It is Crystal’s latest effort to bring unique, world-class experiences to its cruises.

Crystal on Broadway
The Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will each host 10 Broadway sailings next year, which will include Broadway performers and on occasion directors, choreographers, costume designers and other theater professionals.

During Crystal on Broadway sailings, passengers can enjoy selections of elaborate stage productions, solo acts, Q&A sessions and entertaining presentations from special guests. “Crystal on Broadway, The Show” includes songs from famous musicals including musicals “Rent,” “Something Rotten!” and “West Side Story.”

Tony Award-winner Kevin McCollum has helped curate the programming as part of the producer’s partnership with Crystal.

“The caliber of talent and star power featured on Crystal on Broadway voyages is truly impressive and we are happy to offer guests the world-class entertainment of Broadway no matter where in the world they are,” said Keith Cox, vice president of entertainment at Crystal, in a statement. “The performers and insiders that grace our stages for these programs are true experts in their crafts, with stories and perspectives that are as entertaining as their performances and presentations.”

Crystal Symphony is also participating in the program. Image credit: Crystal

The programming also complements Crystal’s other onboard entertainment options. The participating voyages depart from ports in Europe and North America, making Crystal on Broadway accessible to all guests.

Crystal has previously hosted talents from the entertainment industry on special voyages.

Earlier this year, Crystal Symphony hosted a variety of talents as part of a film and theater voyage across the sea from Tokyo to San Francisco.

The Film & Theater Experiences of Discover cruise set sail this May. On-board talent included actor Richard Chamberlain, actress Michele Lee from "Knots Landing," “Animal House” actor Bruce McGill and singer Melissa Manchester (see story).