Mar 14 - 30, 2025
Immerse yourself in 'Chess,' a rock opera that transforms the classic game into a metaphor for romantic entanglements and geopolitical conflicts. Directed by Hal Friedman, this compelling musical navigates the turbulent waters of love and international intrigue with a powerful rock score by Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and lyrics by Tim Rice.
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“Chess,” a thrilling rock opera created by the giants of rock music and musical theatre, unfolds a gripping tale set against the backdrop of an international chess tournament.

The story features a volatile mix of high-stakes competition and political maneuvering, intensified by a poignant love triangle involving a brash American chess star, a principled Russian champion, and a Hungarian American assistant caught between them. As the tournament progresses from Bangkok to Budapest, personal and political worlds collide, revealing the complex interplay of relationships and rivalries. The drama escalates to the rhythm of a monumental rock score, including hits such as ‘One Night in Bangkok’ and ‘Heaven Help My Heart.’

Directed by Hal Friedman, ‘Chess’ delves into the depths of human ambition and the heart’s capacity for love, all set to an unforgettable soundtrack that mirrors the intricate moves of its titular game.


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