Venue Details

9 Star Starred
SecondStory Repertory
16587 NE 74th Street Redmond, WA 98052
425-881-6777
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Hard to find if you are not familiar with the area. It is on the second level above Lucy's. There is a circular area at the sidewalk level with steps to a overhead walkway to cross the street. Go up those stairs.
Keely and Du info May 27 2014 star this tip starred
Nadine Tull
It's at the Redmond town center on the second story. A bit tucked away if you don't know where you're headed.
Split 2nd Improv travel Feb 17 2014 star this tip starred
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3.5 average rating
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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 29 2014

The one thing you need to know about this production is that if you are not already familiar with the play, you will NOT be able to follow the story whatsoever. 'Chess' has very little dialog, and is told through the lyrics...and the much of the...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 04 2014

Seemed overly long. The lighting and makeup was not flattering to one of the main characters (the redhead) so distracted greatly. There were 3 dancers who appeared randomly and didn't seem well skilled with their choreography. One scene really...continued

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 05 2014

I have been waiting 30 years to see Chess after buying the double CD in 1984. I knew this was going to be a small production, but as the show progressed it was an obvious case of over-reach, punctuated by two major problems.
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Website

http://www.secondstoryrep.org/mainstage/season16/chess.html

Description

Book by Richard Nelson
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson
Directed by Danny Miller
Music Direction by Josh Zimmerman
Choreography by Krista Lofgren

About the Ticket Supplier: SecondStory Repertory

Since its opening in October 1999, SecondStory Repertory has offered a year-round season of musicals, comedies, reviews, and dramas, along with its popular Theater for Young Audiences series. The theater also presents contemporary rock and folk concerts, improvisational comedy, poetry readings, informal stagings of new works, and many other special events. In all, there have been over 150 different performances held at SSR.