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Chess

Presented by Near West Theatre at Near West Theatre, Cleveland OH

Jul 19 2019
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Aug 04 2019
Chess

July 19-August 4, 2019 Summer Teen & Young Adult Show, cast ages 16-25 Based on an idea by Tim Rice Music by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson Lyrics by Tim Rice Book by Richard Nelson Directed by Kelcie Nicole Dugger

Secrets, lies, collusion and betrayal? Love, courage and loyalty? Checkmate! In this highly acclaimed rock musical, the ancient and distinguished game of chess becomes a metaphor for romantic rivalries and super-power political intrigue as two great chess masters—American and Russian—meet in Bangkok to battle for the world championship at the height of the Cold War. From Bangkok to Budapest the players, lovers, politicians, CIA and KGB make their moves to the pulse of this soaring and

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ADMISSION INFO

LOCATION

Near West Theatre

6702 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH

PARKING INFO

Convenient and inexpensive valet parking (only $6!) available on Friday and Saturday evening performances.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

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