Singer Josh Groban
is to star in a rock concert revival of 1980s musical Chess
. The stage show, which was written by ABBA
stars Björn Ulvaeus
and Benny Andersson
along with Tim Rice
, was first seen in London's West End in 1986 before moving to Broadway two years later.
Now the musical is set to be revived for two performances at the U.K. capital's Royal Albert Hall in May, according to British publication The Stage
Groban will star alongside theater actress Idina Menzel
in the show which will be re-worked with a rock 'n' roll theme. It will also feature a 50-piece orchestra and a 100-strong choir.
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