Congratulations to the Cast of Chess. Best Actor as Anatoly Alex Toohey Best Actress as Svetlana Sarah Elder Best Chorus A special award with a worthy mention that they were all worthy of places on a West End Stage Kathryn Toohey as Florence Damian Kneale as Freddie Alex Toohey as Anatoly Sarah Elder as…
Chess – 25th April 2018 – Manx Operatic Society – Gaiety Theatre – Isle of Man Director – Anthony Stone Musical Director – Jane Quayle Choreographer – Anthony Stone Report Author: Eddie Regan Tim Rice was interested in the rivalry between Boris Spassky, U.S.S.R and Bobby Fischer U.S.A., both Chess champions, who were to…
Due to popular demand the Amphitheatre is open for tonight & our final performance tomorrow. Don’t miss out on this amazing show. Tickets from VillaGaiety
Director Anthony Williams and leading lady Kathryn Toohey talk about the new Manx Operatic Society production of Chess which opens at the Gaiety Theatre on Saturday.
Isle of Man TV Published on 13 Apr 2018 A drop into the rehearsal room of the Manx Operatic Society to see how this years production, Chess, is coming along before opening at the Gaiety theatre later this month.
No Chess tournament would be possible without The Arbiter’s beady eyes over the game. Alice Quayle plays the no-nonsense referee, for whom the game is always greater than its players.
Having played Ivan Molokov in the MOS 2000 production of ‘Chess’, Phil Bird has now defected to the USA this time around to appear as the calculating capitalist, Walter de Courcey.
Sarah Elder plays Svetlana Sergievskaya – Anatoly’s estranged wife, abandoned in his quest to be champion and back to remind him of all he has left behind.
Michael Bonner is the meddling Ivan Molokov, the Head of the Russian Chess Delegation with more than a few tricks up his sleeve to ensure each match goes the Soviets’ way.
Alex Toohey is the stoic Soviet Chess player, Anatoly Sergievsky – a man determined to be the best at the game he loves, whatever the cost.
With her father captured in the 1956 uprising in Budapest, Florence Vassy – played by Kathryn Toohey – now uses Chess as her means to hurt the Soviet machine, living ever hopeful of his safe return.
Damian Kneale plays the tumultuous Freddie Trumper, the World Chess Champion with an ego and attitude to match.
Florence – Kathryn Toohey Svetlana – Sarah Elder Anatoly – Alex Toohey Freddie – Damian Kneale Arbiter – Alice Quayle Molokov – Mike Bonner Walter – Phil Bird Ensemble Adele Dube Bryony Grant Bex Rhodes Beth Thomas Callum Brew Carolyn Davis Dandi Dancox Gail Hampson Georgia Dugdale Jack Munro Joanne Gibney Liam Kaneen Lisa Dancox…
Good Luck to everyone auditioning this weekend. Don’t forget to bring your application forms and audition fee.
Audtion Weekend starts tonight with our Meet & Greet Why not join us at the rehearsal halls at 8pm to meet our Director. It’s a fantastic opportunity to find out what he’s looking for in the audition and what his vision is for the show. We have a couple of One on Ones avaiable. If…
Another great night at pre-audition rehearsals, lovely to see some new faces. Don’t forget to email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.