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Chess the Musical

Presented by Perth Symphony Orchestra

  • Thursday, 3 Jun 2021 - 7:30PM
  • Friday, 4 Jun 2021 - 7:30PM
  • Saturday, 5 Jun 2021 - 2PM
  • Saturday, 5 Jun 2021 - 7:30PM

*view multiple performance dates above

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Please note: This is a semi-staged performance.

JUST ANNOUNCED!
Cast + Two New Additional Dates!


 The legendary ‘Grand Master Of A Show’ (Newsweek) debuts at Perth Concert Hall in a powerful concert-style production
celebrating the pop-rock musical score.

Presented by Perth Symphony Orchestra & StoreyBoard Entertainment.

Featuring Logie-nominated and recent star of CHICAGO Natalie Bassingthwaighte; Aria chart-topping vocalist Paulini, New York Metropolitan Opera singer Alexander Lewis; semi-finalist in The Voice 2020 Mark Furze; musical theatre favourite Rob Mills; opera singer Eddie Muliaumaseali’i, and musical theatre all-rounder Brittanie Shipway, with backing by twenty-five professional musicians from Perth Symphony Orchestra.

Set during the Cold War, two of the world’s greatest chess players, one American, one Russian, find themselves pawns of their own governments’ sparring in the turbulent East-West political arena.

 As the game climaxes and stakes rise, Florence Vassey, a Hungarian-born refugee is caught between the two grandmasters, in a triangle of both love and power.

Featuring iconic music of Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus (ABBA) with book & lyrics by Tim Rice, the worldwide stage hit CHESS THE MUSICAL will be presented as a semi-staged concert style production featuring smash-hits
‘I Know Him So Well’ and ‘One Night In Bangkok’. and directed by Tyran Parke this powerful new production of CHESS THE MUSICAL will be the music theatre event of 2021 that cannot be missed!

Please note: This is a semi-staged performance.
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).


ON SALE

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE for Thursday & Friday added shows: Tuesday 9 February 2021, 9am


ARTISTS & CAST

Perth Symphony Orchestra

Natalie Bassignthwaighte   playing Florence Vassey
Paulini Curuenavuli   playing Svetlana Sergievskaya
Mark Furze   playing Frederick Trumper
Alexander Lewis    playing Anatoly Sergievsky
Robb Mills   playing Walter De Courcey
Eddie Muliaumaseali'i   playing Alexander Molokov
Brittanie Shipway   playing The Arbiter

 


ADDITIONAL TICKETING INFORMATION 

*Concessions apply to
Pensioners (A-Reserve only: limit reached 

*Concession price: limit reached


Infants under 2 years and under:
Free of charge, but are to not occupy a seat.

 

EXCHANGES
Exchanges between performances allowable*

*Please note: any price differences will be charged, and exchange fees apply. Exchange requests should be made no less than 48 hrs prior to the ticketed performance by contacting the Perth Concert Hall Box Office via email boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au or 08 9231 9999 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

 

SEATING
Please be advised this event is initially being sold with socially distanced seating configurations in accordance with current Government restrictions.
Should government restrictions change, further seats will be released for sale.

MOBILE TICKETS
Please select the required number of seats from a 'group' leaving no 'available' seats on either side.
Mobile tickets will be emailed shortly after the order confirmation.


RUNNING TIMES 

THURSDAY 
Start 
7:30pm
Interval Start
 9:00pm*
Interval Finish
 9:20pm*
Finish 
10:30pm*

FRIDAY 
Start 
7:30pm
Interval Start 
9:00pm*
Interval Finish 
9:20pm*
Finish
 10:30pm*

SATURDAY MATINEE
Start
 2:00pm
Interval Start 3:30pm*
Interval Finish 3:50pm*
Finish 5:00pm*

SATURDAY EVENING
Start 7:30pm*
Interval Start 9:00pm*
Interval Finish 9:20pm*
Finish 10:30pm*


MENU 

A Grab & Go menu will be made available closer to the event. 


PLEASE NOTE: 

  • Prior to an event if you are feeling unwell, we ask you please do not attend the performance and contact our Box Office on either boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au or 9231 9999 to discuss the options for your tickets. 
  • Social distancing requirements will be in place for this event
  • Health and safety guidelines for the venue can be found here.

Presented by Perth Symphony Orchestra and Storyboard Entertainment