Watch Clips From the Kennedy Center's All-Star Chess

Video   Watch Clips From the Kennedy Center's All-Star Chess
 
The recent concert staging starred Ramin Karimloo, Raúl Esparza, Karen Olivo, and Ruthie Ann Miles.

While the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage presentation of Chess played only a five-day limited engagement in February, the video above offers a retroactive glimpse at the stars in action.

The reel includes clips of such highlights from Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Tim Rice's score as "Anthem," "One Night in Bangkok," "Nobody's Side," and "Someone Else's Story."

The D.C. concert staging, directed by Michael Mayer, starred Tony Award nominees Ramin Karimloo (Anastasia, Les Misérables) as Russian chess star Anatoly Sergievski and Raúl Esparza (Company, Leap of Faith) as American chess champion Freddie Trumper, with Tony winners Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I) as Svetlana Sergievsky and Karen Olivo (In the Heights) as Florence Vassey.

The cast also featured Bradley Dean (Dear Evan Hansen) as Ivan Molokov, Sean Allan Krill (Honeymoon in Vegas) as Walter Anderson, and Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) as the Arbiter.

Chess was the inaugural presentation in the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage series, which is overseen by Broadway producer Jeffrey Finn.

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