"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.


"...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)