CHESS

In this updated concert presentation, the main characters' outward appearances were defined by their internal mind. Sharp geometric lines expressed the complicated thoughts of the chess players as well as the capitalistic-driven cool American roles. Warmer tones with organic, folk-inspired shapes were utilized in the more politically-driven Russians. Costume changes denoted a great shift in character, so were sparingly used.

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Musical Written by:

Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus

Lyrics By: Tim Rice

Directed and Adapted by Robin Buck

Production Photos: Paul Kennedy

Lighting Design: Morgan Embry

Set Design: Dipu Gupta

Sound Design: Ningru Guo