Chess – the iconic musical by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice returns to the West End in a special one-off concert production at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Starring Samantha Barks (Frozen, Les Miserables) as Florence and Hadley Fraser (City of Angels, Phantom Of The Opera) as Anatoly, and with the 50-piece London Musical Theatre Orchestra accompanying, this concert at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane is not to be missed.
Chess features an incredible score including “I Know Him So Well” and “One Night in Bangkok”
Chess In Concert will be performed on 1 & 2 August 2022 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
What is Chess about?
Two of the world’s greatest chess masters, an American and a Russian, battle it out at the world championships – but their greatest contest is for the love of the same woman.
From Bangkok to Budapest, the romantic love triangle mirrors the heightened passions of the Cold War as players, lovers, politicians and spies all struggle to get the upper-hand.
Who is in the cast of Chess?
The cast features Samantha Barks (Frozen, Les Misérables) as Florence, Hadley Fraser (2:22 A Ghost Story, City of Angels) as Anatoly, Joel Harper-Jackson (Cock, Kinky Boots) as Freddie, Frances Mayli McCann (Bonnie and Clyde, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour) as Svetlana and Ako Mitchell(Caroline Or Change, The Colour Purple) as The Arbiter.
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Venue InformationTheatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JF
Nearest Tube or Train: Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 29, 59, 68, 76, 77A, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RVI