Chess in Concert archiveChess in Concert involves a romantic triangle between two players in a World Chess Championship, and the woman who manages one and falls in love with the other. Although the protagonists were not intended to represent any specific individuals, the characters' personalities are loosely based on those of Victor Korchnoi and Bobby Fischer.


Tim Rice (introduction), Josh Groban (The Russian), Idina Menzel (Florence), Adam Pascal (Frederick Trumper), Kerry Ellis (Svetlana), Marti Pellow, David Bedella, Clarke Peters, Leila Benn Harris, Aoife Muloholland, Tiffany Graves, Debbie Kurup


Music(s): Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Producer(s): Heartaches Ltd, JGPC, The Night of 1000 Voices
Adapted by: Hugh Wooldridge
Director: Hugh Wooldridge
Choreographer: Kevan Allen
Conductor: David Firman
Company: City of London Philharmonic Orchestra
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Chess in Concert

Chess in Concert (Concert) production archive for QTIX code T1575831517. Details of all Chess in Concert archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01573729076

Archive Listings

12 May 08
13 May 08
Royal Albert Hall
Inner London
Greater London

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