SIX announces new booking period


London theatre news: Friday 28 June 2019


London West End - Musicals - Shows

85,000 extra tickets are now on sale for SIX, the smash hit musical at the Arts Theatre, which extends to July 2020, with new casting also announced, plus 3 new singalong shows.


SIX is the hit musical in which the six wives of Henry VIII finally take the mic to tell their tale, remixing five hundred years of her-storical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of sisterly sass-itude.


The show's run at the Arts Theatre has now been extended with 85,000 extra tickets on sale from noon today.


SIX was previously booking to 5th January, 2020, which marked its first year of sold out shows in the West End.


Three new Singalong shows have been added to the schedule for 8 October 2019, as well as 2 January and 6 March 2020.


Casting changes


Millie O'Connell and Maiya Quansah Breed's final performance will be Sunday October 13.


Courtney Bowman and Danielle Steers take over the roles of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Parr from Tuesday October 15, joining original cast members Jarneia Richard-Noel (Catherine of Aragon), Natalie Paris (Jane Seymour), Alexia McIntosh (Anna of Cleves) and Aimie Atkinson (Katherine Howard).


From July, 2019, Collette Guitart will join the Arts company as a Dance Captain/Understudy.


And Shekinah Macfarlane also joins as Alternate Catherine of Aragon and Anna of Cleves from July through to October 2019.


Courtney Bowman is currently playing Fatimah in Everybody's Talking About Jamie in the West End and was Horse in Stiles & Drewe's The Wind in the Willows at the London Palladium.


Danielle Steers was acclaimed for her vocals as Zahara in Bat Out of Hell and she recently played Carmen in Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse.


Her other West End shows include Beautiful, The Bodyguard and Legally Blonde.


Collette Guitart was in Bat Out of Hell and 27 - Rise of a Falling Star.


Shekinah Macfarlane is currently in American Idiot, and her recent shows include Hair, Tommy and Parade.


The UK touring cast will be announced soon.


About the show


Written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, SIX's 2018 debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe hastened its West End transfer which opened in January 2019.


The production is currently playing to sold out houses at the Arts Theatre and a year-long 33-venue UK tour starts at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford on Thursday 24 October.


And the Queens are going global ...


The North American premiere of SIX at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre recently extended its record-breaking run to August.


Meanwhile, further international voyages are in discussion for Canada, Japan, Australia, South Korea and China.


Awards


SIX was nominated for five 2019 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, Best Choreography and Best Costume Design, and has bagged a substantial haul of other awards and nominations ...


WINNER - BEST ENSEMBLE IN A PLAY OR MUSICAL

The BroadwayWorld Awards 2018


WINNER - BEST COSTUME DESIGNER

The BroadwayWorld Awards 2018


WINNER - BEST UK CAST RECORDING

The Curtain Up Show Album of The Year Awards 2018


WINNER - MUSICAL OF THE YEAR

The Spy in the Stalls Awards 2018


WINNER - BEST OFF WEST END PRODUCTION

WhatsOnStage Awards 2019


NOMINATED FOR SIX WHATSONSTAGE AWARDS:

Best New Musical

Best Off-West End Production

Best Original Cast Recording

Best Choreography

Best Lighting Design

Best Costume Design


NOMINATED FOR FIVE LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS:

Best New Musical

Outstanding Achievement in Music

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical

(The Queens)

Best Theatre Choreographer

Best Costume Design


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