Rehearsal images have been released of the upcoming concert production of Chess the Musical, which runs at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane this August.
The concert production stars Samantha Barks (Frozen) as Florence, Hadley Fraser (2:22 A Ghost Story) as Anatoly, Joel Harper-Jackson as Freddie (Cock), Frances Mayli McCann (Bonnie and Clyde) as Svetlana and Ako Mitchell(Caroline Or Change) as The Arbiter.
Joseph Craig, Darius J James, Aoife Kenny, Jessica Lee, Nick Len, Natasha May-Thomas, Alice Readie, Stuart Rouse, Phoebe Samuel-Gray, Grant Thresh andLibby Watts also feature in the cast. They will be accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra.
Chess features music by ABBA legends Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus and lyrics by Sir Tim Rice.
The show is directed by Nick Winston, with associate direction and choreography by Alexzandra Sarmiento, musical direction by Freddie Tapner, set & costum design by Ruth Sutcliffe, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Tom Marshall, video projection design by Duncan McLean, casting by Harry Blumenau and lighting programming by Chris Winn.
Chess In Concert will be performed on 1 & 2 August 2022 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Rehearsal Images – Photos by Mark Senior