The Queens Gambit is in Development
The Queens Gambit Summary
- Show Status: In Development
- Genre: Musical
- The Queens Gambit is 2 hours 10 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
- 8 Shows per week
- Show Closes: Open ended
Musical adaptation of Netflix's miniseries The Queen’s Gambit, where a young orphan girl discovers her talent for chess and rises through the ranks of the chess world, battles addiction and her own personal demons.
The Queens Gambit on Broadway Background
Based on Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel and the Emmy Award-winning 2020 Netflix miniseries, “The Queen’s Gambit” tells the story of a scrappy orphan who turns into a once-in-a-generation chess prodigy.
What’s The Queens Gambit Like?
An original story about young orphan girl discovers her talent for chess. The show follows her journey as she rises through the ranks of the chess world, battling addiction and personal demons along the way.
The show is set in the 1950s and 1960s and is visually stunning, with beautiful scenery and production design. The show’s pacing can be slow at times, and the characters may not be relatable to many people.
Lunt Fontanne Theatre
New York, NY 10019
- Whitney White
- Book Writer
- Eboni Booth
- Original Book
- Walter Tevis