"Chess" - a year on the main musical stage of the country
"Chess" - a year on the main musical stage of the country
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The musical "Chess" by Dmitry Bogachev's theater company "Broadway Moscow" celebrates the year on the stage of the MDM Theater. The premiere of the first official Russian production of the legendary musical drama took place on October 17, 2020. The production of the musical "Chess" became the only show in the world that went on all year round and continues to run every day, despite all the difficulties of the pandemic. Almost 300 performances have been played to date!

"Chess" - a year on the main musical stage of the country

- said in his congratulations Sir Tim Rice, author of the original libretto for the musical "Chess", one of 15 winners of all four major world awards in art - "Oscars", "Grammy", "Emmy" and "Tony".

During the year of its release, Chess became an absolute theatrical bestseller, capturing the hearts of more than 250,000 spectators. The musical has all the components of a modern world-class musical performance: an exciting plot full of dramatic twists, spectacular visuals, convincing acting. The music of "Chess" combines a variety of genres - from pop-rock and rap to opera and symphonic music, while the musical remains a surprisingly integral piece. That is why the production is interesting to the widest audience - theatergoers, fans of musicals, ABBA fans and young people, who got a unique opportunity to watch it for free thanks to the federal program "Pushkinskaya Karta".

An international creative team headed by director Yevgeny Pisarev, Artistic Director of the Theater named after Yevgeny Pisarev worked on the Russian version of the musical "Chess" Pushkin. The main roles are played by the leading artists of the musical theaters in Moscow and St. Petersburg: Anastasia Stotskaya, Alexander Sukhanov, Alexander Kazmin, Alexander Marakulin, Yulia Iva, etc. The plot revolves around the rivalry of the Soviet and American grandmasters against the background of the confrontation between the two superpowers - the USSR and the USA at the beginning 80s of the last century.

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