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Jeremy Kushnier, Euan Morton, Jill Paice to Star in Signature's Chess

Euan Morton, Jill Paice, and Jeremy Kushnier
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Jeremy Kushnier, Euan Morton, and Jill Paice will star in director Eric Schaeffer's production of Chess, to be presented by the Arlington, Virginia-based Signature Theatre, August 10-September 26. Additional casting will be announced shortly.

Featuring music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, a book by Richard Nelson, and lyrics by Tim Rice, the 1984 cult musical of Cold War competition in love and chess is being given its first major Washington area production.

Kushnier plays the American chess master, Freddie Trumper, with Morton as the Russian chess master, Anatoly Sergievsky, and Paice as Freddie's second, Florence Vassy, the woman that both Freddie and Anatoly love.

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