CHESS: The Musical – Cast Announcement and two new shows
An all star cast featuring Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Paulini, Rob Mills, Alexander Lewis, Eddie Mulinumaseali’i and Mark Furze.
This concert-style production features Perth Symphony Orchestra playing the original West End orchestrations.
With music by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus (ABBA), and lyrics & story by Tim Rice (The Lion King, EVITA), CHESS THE MUSICAL is one of the most powerful rock-opera scores. Featuring global smash hits ‘I Know Him So Well’ and ‘One Night In Bangkok’.
Set during the turbulent Cold War, two brilliant chess masters, one American, one Russian, become pawns to their governments. As the game climaxes, a remarkable Hungarian-born refugee finds herself ensnared in their emotional triangle of love and power.
This extraordinary sung-through production will be the music theatre event of 2021 that cannot be missed.
WHEN: Thursday 3 – Saturday 5 June
WHERE: Perth Concert Hall
Tickets on sale now with TWO new shows.