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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
Macdonald-Heaslip Hall, Sheridan
Florence: Arinea Hermans
Freddie: Jonathan Gysbers
Anatoly: Andrew MacNaughton
Molokov: Cameron Kneteman
Svetlana: Rachel Drance
Walter: Greg Solomon
Arbiter: Jeffrey Follis
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
Chess, Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, musical theatre, Theatre Sheridan
Theatre and Performance Studies
Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
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Theatre Sheridan, "Chess, April 16 - 26, 2015" (2015). Theatre Sheridan Productions. 6.
Evans, D. (Director). (2015, April 16 – 26). Chess. [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.