Description

A musical with music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, formerly of ABBA, and lyrics by Tim Rice. The story involves two chess grandmasters, an American and a Soviet citizen, fighting over a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other—all in the context of a politically-driven, Cold War-era tournament between the two men.

Director: Darcy Evans

Musical Director: Adam White

Publication Date

4-2015

Production Year

2014/2015

Theatre Location

Macdonald-Heaslip Hall, Sheridan

Cast

Florence: Arinea Hermans

Freddie: Jonathan Gysbers

Anatoly: Andrew MacNaughton

Molokov: Cameron Kneteman

Svetlana: Rachel Drance

Walter: Greg Solomon

Arbiter: Jeffrey Follis

Ensemble

Daniel Byrne, Jordan Kenny, Nestor Lozano Jr., Jonah McIntosh, Jordan Shore, Jacques St. Pierre, Gavin Tessier, Benjamin Ward, Nicola Hadjis, Kelsey Lacombe, Mychele Lebrun, Blaire Lorrison, Kate Madden, Melanie Paiement, Gillan Reed, Jessica Watters

Keywords

Chess, Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, musical theatre, Theatre Sheridan

Terms of Use

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Disciplines

Theatre and Performance Studies

Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

School

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

Streaming Media

Files

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Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Original Citation

Evans, D. (Director). (2015, April 16 – 26). Chess. [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.

Chess, April 16 - 26, 2015

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