Charlotte Corday (fallingribbons) wrote in adampascal,
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Chess in Concert to air on PBS June 17



Wicked’s Idina Menzel and Rent’s Adam Pascal join Great Performances favorite, internationally renowned vocalist Josh Groban in a spectacular London concert revival of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ 1986 cult musical Chess, premiering Wednesday, June 17 at 9 p.m. (ET) on Great Performances. Presented by THIRTEEN in 5.1 digital surround sound on PBS HD, and featuring diamond-sharp lyrics by Tim Rice (Evita, The Lion King), the hit-filled production (“One Night in Bangkok,” “I Know Him So Well,” “The Anthem”) was recorded in performance at Royal Albert Hall. [source]

ALSO: 

[...] If you hate checking local listings, the DVD and CDs come out June 16, and the rest of the cast includes Rent's Adam Pascal and Jerry Springer: The Opera's David Bedella [source]

ETA:

We are still putting the final touches on the Chess in Concert Limited Edition 2CD/DVD Package and wanted to let you know that the release date for this special edition 2CD/DVD has been moved from June 30th to July 21st. If you have pre-ordered this edition, please be aware that you will get your package on or around July 21st. If you have not watched the trailer yet, be sure to visit http://chess.warnerbrosrecords.com (Thanks for the info, byatt_lover )
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