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University Theatre and OSU Music present: Chess

Chess - a musical

Music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of the pop group ABBA
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Based on an idea by Tim Rice
Book by Richard Nelson
Directed by Elizabeth Helman
Musical Direction by Nick Larson

Cast: Madeline Braun (Svetlana), Belén Bracamontes (Ensemble), Sophie Brown (Ensemble), Caden Buck (Ensemble), Michael Eclevia (Molokov), Steven Evans-Renteria (The Arbiter), Natalie Harris (Ensemble), Jacob Hungerford (Anatoly), Stacie Lillis (Ensemble), Dylan Lewis (Freddie), Cole Pearson (Ensemble), Dmitri Rose (Ensemble), Robert Taylor (Nikolai), Román Vega (Walter), Emilia Veremchuk (Florence)

Referred to as a metaphor for the Cold War, Chess is the story of a politically driven, Cold War-era chess tournament between two grandmasters -- an American and a Soviet -- and their fight over a woman.

Performance dates: March 3-5 and 11-12 at 7:30 pm and March 13 at 2:00 pm. Sign language-interpreted performance March 11.

All performances are free. OSU students and employees who have complied with OSU vaccination policies may show their OSU ID for entrance to this event. Other patrons will be required to show proof of full vaccination or a negative laboratory (not home) COVID-19 test from within three days prior to the performance with a photo ID. For complete up to date details on attending OSU events, please visit 

Ticket reservations:

OSU Theatre Box Office: 541-737-2784

Withycombe Hall, 2901 SW Campus Way, Corvallis OR 97331

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Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Withycombe Hall, Main Stage
2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97331

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Academic, Art and Entertainment, Global


Community Members, Faculty and Staff, Student, Alumni




College of Liberal Arts, School of Visual, Performing, and Design Arts
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