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Actors Fund Benefit Concert

July 30, 2012

Synopsis

A love story set against an international chess championship, CHESS was inspired by the U.S. vs USSR match between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky in Iceland in 1972. East meets West in Merano, Italy and Bangkok, Thailand and the story involves a romantic triangle between American and Russian players and a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other. Songs include “Someone Else’s Story,” “One Night in Bangkok,” “Anthem,” “I Know Him So Well,” "Nobody's Side," "Heaven Help My Heart," "Pity the Child" and "Where I Want to Be."