"Chess" (East West Players, 2016)

Book by Richard Nelson Lyrics by Tim Rice Music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus

Directed by Tim Dang                                                         Scenic/Video Design by Adam Flemming                                                 Lighting Design by Dan Weingarten                  

The story involves a romantic triangle between two top chess players, an American and a Russian, in a world chess championship, and a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other; all in the context of a Cold War struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union.

REVIEWS:

"...Anthony Tran’s sly wardrobe choices, merges witty invention with winking kitsch..." (David C. Nichols, LA Times)

"Anthony Tran’s costumes are a truly stunning bunch.." (Steven Stanley, StageSceneLA)

"Anthony Tran's costumes...gave the show a more playful and exotic quality. " (Kevin Taft, EDGE Los Angeles)