(2:37 p.m. EST) -- Seabourn is out with its lineup of guest speakers for 2020, and included is a return appearance by Emmy/Grammy/Oscar/Tony Award-winning lyricist Sir Tim Rice, renowned for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber ("Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Evita") and Sir Elton John ("The Lion King").

Rice, who also has his production show, "An Evening with Tim Rice," playing fleetwide on Seabourn ships, will join an April 8 voyage of Seabourn Odyssey in the Canary Islands and Mediterranean.

Other luminaries appearing as part of the luxury line's complimentary Seabourn Conversations enrichment program include Bryan Fogel (Seabourn Sojourn, March 12-22, India to Singapore), an Academy Award-winning director best known for his 2017 documentary "Icarus," which uncovered a doping scandal in international sports and won the 2018 Oscar for "Best Documentary Feature."

Additionally, a Pearls of the South Pacific cruise on Seabourn Sojourn, from Fiji to San Francisco in May, will feature talks by award-winning National Geographic photographer Alison Wright and music critic Ted Libbey (NPR, "The New York Times").

In addition to organized discussions, the speakers on Seabourn ships participate in the social scene, sharing meals and casual conversations throughout the voyages.