Chess: The Musical by Tim Rice and ABBA Composers, at DMTC Performing Arts Center
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Step into the enchanted world of Disney, with a twist, in Beauty and the Beast, Jr., where child actors ages 5-18 step into the roles made famous by the animated movie. This show features original music from composers Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, plus new songs contributed by Tim Rice. You and your family will be transported to the heart of a quaint French town, where the beautiful and intelligent Belle yearns for something more than her provincial life. When her father becomes lost in the woods, he seeks shelter in an old castle but is soon taken captive by the master of the house -- a horrible Beast. Belle surrenders her freedom to save her father's life and, by taming the Beast, teaches him the meaning of love. This enchanting story is for the young and young-at-heart alike. Learn More
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“The Davis Musical Theatre Company has hit one out of the ballpark with its wonderful new production of Chess.” —Davis Enterprise
The collaborators on Chess — lyricist Time Rice and composers Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson (of megagroup ABBA) — are giants of rock music and rock musicals and they have created a complex rock opera that played to full houses and standing ovations. Here the ancient game becomes a metaphor for romantic rivalries, competitive gamesmanship, Cold War power politics and international intrigues.
The pawns in this drama form a love triangle: the loutish American chess star, the earnest Russian champion and an American female assistant who arrives at the international chess match in Bangkok with the American but falls for the Russian. From Bangkok to Budapest the players, lovers, politicians, and spies manipulate and are manipulated to the pulse of a monumental rock score that includes “One Night in Bangkok” and “I Know Him So Well.”
Directed by Steve Isaacson, choreographed by Pamela Lourentzos
with musical direction by Steve Isaacson and Jonathan Rothman.
About the Ticket Supplier: Davis Musical Theatre Company
DMTC’s Mission is to conserve the Classic American Musical art form. DMTC will endeavor to produce quality, affordable, family-oriented theatrical musicals open to all peoples. DMTC will provide a proving and training ground for amateur theatrical performers, directors, choreographers, musicians and technicians. DMTC will strive to involve a multitude of people and families seeking to make a contribution toward the preservation of the musical theatre art form.