The cast of the West End production of “Six.” (Photo: sixthemusical.com)
Divorced, beheaded…extended! Six the Musical has extended its West End run, playing now through all of this year and into 2023. The welcome news comes when the number of cases linked to the contagious Omicron COVID variant is plateauing in London and in New York.
Producers Kenny Wax, Wendy and Andy Barnes and George Stiles said in a statement, “As one of the first West End productions to resume performances during the pandemic, and relocate our show to its new forever-home (the Vaudeville Theatre), we are delighted that we have a full-year of Six performances our fans, theatre enthusiasts and new audiences can look forward to.”
300,000 seats at the Vaudeville Theatre are now on sale from May 2, 2022, through April 2, 2023. Accessible performances have also been announced: Captioned performances will be on March 27 at 4 p.m., August 11 at 8:30 p.m., and November 20 at 7 p.m. of this year. For blind theatergoers, audio-described performances are on March 20, August 4, and November13. Additionally, British Sign Language interpreted performances are on April 7, August 14, and November 27, 2022. There will be a further sing-along performance on September 25, 2022.
Six the Musical is written by Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow, with Moss co-directing the concert-style production alongside Jamie Armitage. Carrie-Anne Ingrouille choreographs Six, which follows the six wives of King Henry VII. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the women of Six take the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st-century girl power.
The current cast of Six includes Amy Di Bartolomeo (Bat Out of Hell) as Catherine of Aragon, Amanda Lindgren (South Pacific) as Anne Boleyn, Claudia Kariuki (Ragtime) as Jane Seymour, Dionne Ward-Anderson (making her West End debut) as Anna of Cleves, Tsemaye Bob-Egbe (Tina – The Tina Turner Musical) as Katherine Howard, and Meesha Turner (making her professional and West End debut) as Catharine Parr.