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Chess - Gala Performance

Fri 24th Mar

Music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Based on an idea by Tim Rice

Director Andrew Panton
Associate Director/Choreographer Darragh O’Leary
Musical Director David Higham
Set & Costume Designer Kenneth McLeod
Lighting Designer Grant Anderson
Sound Designer Callum Paterson

Ticket price includes:
*Sparkling pre-performance reception at 6pm, hosted by Principal, Professor Jeffrey Sharkey
*Spectacular performance of the musical, Chess
*Interval drinks reception

This is an exciting way to show your support for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, while having a memorial musical evening.

Before the global explosion of Mamma Mia! came Chess. From the musical minds of ABBA’s Benny and Bjorn and the lyrical pen of Sir Tim Rice, we perform this West End and Broadway hit at Edinburgh Festival Theatre and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, two Soviet and American chess grandmasters engage in strategic battle, fighting for their beliefs, personal glory, and the love of the same woman.
From the creative team behind the RCS’s critically acclaimed productions of West Side Story and Cabaret.

“absolutely no weak link in the whole company…a complete triumph” *****
(The Herald on Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s 2016 production of Cabaret)

This amateur production of “Chess” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD.

Supported by Corney & Barrow, Independent Wine Merchants.

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