Chess Tickets and Hotel

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Tickets + hotel fr £34 / person

Tickets + hotel fr £34 £30 / person

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Show notes

Booking from: 26 Apr 2018

Booking until: 02 Jun 2018

The Show
Landmark musical in first major west end revival in over 30 years The musical, written in 1984 by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and Tim Rice (Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King, Evita), tells a story of love and political intrigue, set against the background of the Cold War in the late 1970s/early 1980s, in which superpowers attempt to manipulate an international chess championship for political ends.

Two of the world’s greatest chess masters, one American, one Russian, are in danger of becoming the pawns of their governments as their battle for the world title gets under way.

Simultaneously their lives are thrown into further confusion by a Hungarian refugee, a remarkable woman who becomes the centre of their emotional triangle.

 Includes the international hit singles I Know Him So Well and One Night In Bangkok with the songs Anthem, Someone Else’s Story, Heaven Help My Heart and Pity The Child.

This new West End production, featuring English National Opera’s award-winning Orchestra and Chorus, will be directed by Laurence Connor, whose recent credits include School of Rock and Miss Saigon on Broadway and in the West End, Les Misérables on Broadway, and the international Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour.

Choreography is by Stephen Mear.

 

Theatre details

London Coliseum

London Coliseum
St Martin`s Lane
London
WC2N 4ES

Directions:
3 min walk from Charing Cross Station. Cross the Strand and continue along Adelaide Street, left along William IV Street, then right onto St Martin`s Lane and the Coliseum will be on the right.

Tube:
Leicester Square station is 2 minute walk (193 metres)

Performances

MatineeEvening
Monday7.30pm
Tuesday7.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm7.30pm
Thursday7.30pm
Friday7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm
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London Coliseum
St Martin`s Lane
London
WC2N 4ES

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Leicester Square station is 2 minute walk (193 metres)

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