Event Chess
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Venue Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC
First Date 19 February 1997
Last Date 8 March 1997
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Tim Rice's less than successful musical theatre show. It uses the chess board as a metaphorical emotional match where all alliances betyween characters are suggested by spatial relationships and tactics and game plans created on The Chess Board of Life.
Description Source Personal Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Dance
Musical
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Gary Baade Actor Ensemble
Michael Bayly Actor Ensemble
Anton Berezin Actor Ensemble
Daryl Braithwaite Actor Frederick
Richard Christensen Actor Ensemble
Terri Crouch Actor Ensemble
Barbara Dickson Actor Florence
Samantha Fayle Actor Ensemble
Blake Fischer Actor Ensemble
Ross Girven Actor Ensemble
Delia Hannah Actor Svetlana
Murray Harman Actor Ensemble
Angela Johnson Actor Ensemble
Ida Maree Actor Ensemble
Derek Metzger Actor Anatoly
Jacqueline Moran Actor Ensemble
Glen Nesbit Actor Ensemble
Meredith O'Reilly Actor Ensemble
Jane O'Toole Actor Ensemble
Tim Page Actor Walter
Troy Sussman Actor Ensemble
David Weatherley Actor Molokov
Caroline Wilson Actor Ensemble
Keith Wright Actor The Arbiter
Andrew Shiner Assistant Choreographer
Jack Gunn Choreographer
Benny Andersson Composer
Gavin D Andrew Dancer
Nicola Fraser Dancer
Cara Hamilton Dancer
Alex Harfield Dancer
Harlin Martin Dancer
Claire O'Neill Dancer
Thern Reynolds Dancer
John Parker Designer
Colin McColl Director
Trevor Nunn Director
John Comeadow Lighting Designer
Tim Rice Lyricist
Bjorn Ulvaeus Lyricist
Anthony Gabriele Musical Director
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
Sweden
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information English production remounted in Melbourne
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Mark Gogoll
Event Identifier 11631