Following two sold-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a London premiere at the Arts Theatre and a return West End visit, sensational new musical SIX returns once more to play an extended season. An electrifying musical that sees the history of Henry VIII and his six wives spun on its head, the production is presented by Kenny Wax and Global Musicals.
SIX transforms the ill-fated Tudor Queens into pop princesses prepared to sing their way out of the history books and into the spotlight. With a hugely feisty score that includes catchy tunes such as “Get Down”, “Haus of Holbein” and “Don’t Lose Ur Head”, this is a pop concert that remixes over five hundred years of historical heartbreak into one hour of 21st century sass.
Conceived and created by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, SIX is the pair’s debut musical, with further credits including Hot Gay Time Machine. First performed with the Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society, SIX’s Edinburgh Fringe run attracted the attention of producers Kenny Wax and Global Musicals, who gave the show its professional debut at the Arts Theatre.
2018 saw the production return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where it sold-out its entire run and earned itself a return visit to London’s West End, once again selling out the Arts Theatre. The production is directed by Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, with set design by Emma Bailey and costume design by Gabriella Slade.
Original West End return casting includes Jarneia Richard-Noel as Catherine of Aragon, Millie O’Connell as Anne Boleyn, Natalie Paris as Jane Seymour, Alexia McIntosh as Anne of Cleves, Aimie Atkinson as Katherine Howard and Maiya Quansah-Breed as Catherine Parr, alongside seventh queen and swing Grace Mouat.
Joining them are additional alternates Vicki Manser (who will play Anne Boleyn and Anna of Cleves) and Courtney Stapleton (as Catherine of Aragon and Catherine Parr).
A thrilling new musical that combines comedy with contemporary music that wouldn’t seem out of place in the charts, SIX returns to London’s Arts Theatre to play an extended season. Taking audiences on a hilarious journey set against the backdrop of one of Britain’s most notorious courts, the show runs from 16 January 2019.
Recommended forFans of hilarious new musicals, Hamilton and pop music will thoroughly enjoy this new foray into musical theatre, which received five-stars from London’s major critics. Those who missed the chance to see the show when it sold-out now get the opportunity to see it!
Age Recommendations: Recommended 12+. No under 10's.