Chess in Concert
Music: Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson
The Downtown Cabaret Theatre presents a concert version of the 1986 musical “Chess,” complete with onstage band and a large cast of your favorite local performers. A love story played out on a backdrop of a chess championship between USA and Russia during the Cold War, the show boasts a melodic score by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus (of the pop group ABBA), with lyrics by Tim Rice and includes the songs “One Night in Bangkok,” “I Know Him So Well, “Someone Else’s Story,”, “Heaven Help My Heart”, “Anthem” and many other contemporary musical theater favorites. The evening will also include a gift-basket raffle fundraiser to support the current 2015/16 season.