Event Chess
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Venue Theatre Royal (1976- ), Sydney, NSW
First Date 3 February 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "Set around an international chess tournament in Bangkok, some of the musical's main characters are busy exploiting the cold war while others are looking for mates other than those on the chess board".
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Musical
Name Function Notes
Anhtai Anhtuan Actor Chorus
Wilaluksana Ariyamethe Actor Chorus
Robert Berry Actor Chorus
Emma Callaghan Actor Chorus
Mariuan Chanophap Walsh Actor Chorus
Laurence Clifford Actor The Arbiter
Chris Dickson Actor Chorus
Rodney Dobson Actor Chorus
Ramon Doringo Actor Chorus
Di Emry Actor Chorus
Duncan Esler Actor Chorus
Ron Fung Actor Chorus
Jodie Gillies Actor Florence Vassy
Nicole Hamilton Actor Chorus
Delia Hannah Actor Chorus
Renee Isaacs Actor Chorus
Angela Johnson Actor Chorus
Robbie Krupski Actor Anatoly Sergievsky
Jason Langley Actor Chorus
Laura Lattuada Actor Chorus
Dean Lotherington Actor Embassy Official
Michael James McCarren Actor Chorus
David McLeod Actor Robbie Krupski
Maria Mercedes Actor Svetlana Sergievsky
Michael Montgomery Actor Chorus
Angeline Nocera Actor Chorus
Miki Oikawa Actor Chorus
Anita Plateris Actor Chorus
Wendy Lee Purdy Actor Chorus
Kathryn Sadler Actor Chorus
Marcus Santos Actor Chorus
Kris Schumacher Actor Chorus
David Smith Actor Chorus
Michael Turkic Actor Embassy Official
David Whitney Actor Walter de Courcey
Jemma Wilks Actor Chorus
Shu-Cheen Wong Actor Chorus
John Wood Actor Alexander Molokov
Darren R. Yap Actor Chorus
Hao Zhou Actor Chorus
Christine Koltai Choreographer
Benny Andersson Composer
Bjorn Ulvaeus Composer
Tess Schofield Costume Designer
Jim Sharman Director
Tim Rice Librettist
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Michael Tyack Musical Director
Brian Thomson Set Designer
Adrian Rutter Sound Designer
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record February 1990
Event Identifier 2109