In Brightest Day: Chess’s Florence Vassy

In part one of my three-part series on the musical Chess, I focused on Anatoly Sergievsky and the problems that he faced when making a decision between the game he loves and the woman he loves, Budapest-born Brit Florence Vassy.

0906170342181828494_673770_v1Florence is an interesting character. Not only does she love the game of chess, but her hatred toward the Soviet Union is far more complex than anything I have ever seen in a musical before.

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