The setting takes place during the chess championships between American Freddie Trumper and Russian Anatoly with a love story between Anatoly and Florence. Singer Shin Sung Woo and musical actor Lee Kyun Myung will take on the role of rival Trumper, and Florence will be played by Ahn Shi Ha and Lee Jung Hwa.
The musical 'Chess' with lyrics by Tim Rice has been a very popular English musical on the West End since 1986. This will be the first stage version of the musical in not just Korea, but all of Asia.
The musical will be performed this summer, and it looks like it'll be one fun musical!