Six
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DIVORCED. BEHEADED. LIVE IN CONCERT!

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, 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.

Following last year's sell out pop-concert musical, SIX returns triumphantly to the Arts Theatre powered by an all-female band.

Everything Theatre (★★★★★)
'this show is perfection'

British Theatre (★★★★★)
'bracing, thrilling, exciting...Marlow and Moss are a songwriting team made in heaven'

Spy in the Stalls (★★★★★)
'an exuberant and joyful musical treat'.


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SIX EXTENDS BOOKING AS FIRST WEST END BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS BEGIN (20 JANUARY 2020)

A new booking period for the hit London production of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' musical Six will run until 31 January 2021, with over 90,000 extra seats now on sale to mark the show's first West End birthday at the Arts Theatre.

Plus, on 21 January, the West End Queendom welcomes a new royal as Sophie Isaacs will wear the crown for the first time as Katherine Howard. Sophie starred as Heather McNamara in the cult West End hit musical Heathers and recently was Goldilocks in Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the London Palladium.

The current West End Queendom are Jarneia Richard-Noel (Catherine of Aragon), Courtney Bowman (Anne Boleyn), Natalie Paris (Jane Seymour), Alexia McIntosh (Anna of Cleves), Danielle Steers (Catherine Parr), with Zara MacIntosh (alternate Catherine of Aragon and Katherine Howard), Cherelle Jay (alternate Anne Boleyn and Anna of Cleves), Hana Stewart (alternate Jane Seymour and Catherine Parr) and Collette Guitart (dance captain/understudy).

The Six soundtrack stormed the charts with 400,000 streams per day across the Spotify and Apple Music platforms, now amassing over 90 million streams since its release, making it the second highest streamed theatre cast album in the world. The Australian production, which opened this week at Sydney Opera House, will tour to Melbourne and Adelaide, and the Broadway staging begins on 13 February, ahead of opening night on 12 March. A successful 33-venue UK tour continues to summer 2020.

Later this year, Six will also return to Chicago, where it made its North American premiere, for an open-ended run from 8 July.

Six is written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, with direction by Moss and Jamie Armitage, choreography by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, set design by Emma Bailey, costume design by Gabriella Slade, lighting design by Tim Deiling, sound design by Paul Gatehouse, musical orchestration by Tom Curran and musical supervision by Joe Beighton. Also in the team are associate choreographer Freya Sands, musical director Katy Richardson and associate musical director Arlene McNaught.



SOPHIE ISAACS JOINS THE WEST END CAST OF SIX THE MUSICAL IN JANUARY 2020 (28 DECEMBER 2019)

Sophie Isaacs will be crowned the new Katherine Howard in the West End cast of Six The Musical at the Arts Theatre, joining the production on 21 January 2020.

Sophie will replace Vicki Manser, who is leaving Six to become the alternate Carole King in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical on a UK tour.

The current West End Queendom are Jarneia Richard-Noel (as Catherine of Aragon), Courtney Bowman (Anne Boleyn), Natalie Paris (Jane Seymour), Alexia McIntosh (Anna of Cleves), Vicki Manser (Katherine Howard), Danielle Steers (Catherine Parr), with Zara MacIntosh (Alternate Catherine of Aragon and Katherine Howard), Cherelle Jay (Alternate Anne Boleyn and Anna of Cleves), Hana Stewart (Alternate Jane Seymour and Catherine Parr) and Collette Guitart (Dance Captain/Understudy).

Isaacs starred as Heather McNamara in the cult West End hit musical Heathers, she was Annette in the sold-out critically acclaimed European premiere of Cruel Intentions the musical at last year's Edinburgh Fringe, and is currently starring as Goldilocks in Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the London Palladium. Her other major musical theatre roles include Janet in The Rocky Horror Show, Frenchy in Grease, Sandra Beaumont in Made In Dagenham, Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray and Margot in Legally Blonde.

Critically acclaimed across the UK with a soundtrack storming the charts with over 75 million streams to date, Six The Musical sees the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic in to tell their tales, remixing 500 years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.

Nominated for five 2019 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, Best Choreography and Best Costume Design, the show's 2018 debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe hastened its West End transfer which opened in January 2019. This homegrown histo-remixed pop-concert musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss is enjoying an open-ended run at the Arts Theatre, currently booking to July 2020.

And the Queens are going global: a Broadway transfer has been announced for February 2020 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, following north American runs in Chicago, Boston, Edmonton and Minnesota. Six will also open in Australia at the Sydney Opera House in January 2020. It is currently selling out theatres across the UK in a 33-venue tour that continues to summer 2020.

Six is written by Marlow and Moss, with direction by Moss and Jamie Armitage, choreography by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, set design by Emma Bailey, costume design by Gabriella Slade, lighting design by Tim Deiling, sound design by Paul Gatehouse and musical orchestration by Tom Curran. Musical supervision is by Joe Beighton, associate choreographer is Freya Sands, musical director is Katy Richardson and associate musical director is Arlene McNaught.



SIX THE MUSICAL SUCCESS CONTINUES AS WEST END RUN EXTENDS (20 JANUARY 2019)

The success of Six The Musical continues with a West End booking extension to 5 January 2020, the announcement of the show's first US production in Chicago and the musical's studio album being named as the Best UK Cast Recording in The Curtain Up Show Album of The Year Awards.

The Studio Cast Recording of Six The Musical has received more than four million streams despite its limited seven-week run at the Arts Theatre in 2018. The winners of the Album of the Year - Best UK Cast Recording were revealed live on The Curtain Up Show on Resonance FM by presenters Tim McArthur and Nathan Matthews, who said:
"We both love Six and are delighted that it's bagged Best UK Cast Recording. Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss have written one of the most exciting new British musicals in a very long time, so what better way to celebrate the show's return to the West End than by awarding it Album of the Year? Six showcases some of the best female singers and musicians in the country - long may it reign!"

The first US production of Six will play the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre from 14 May to 30 June 2019.

SIX, the musical by recent Cambridge grads Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, features the return of the full, original West End cast: Jarneia Richard-Noel as Catherine of Aragon (The Color Purple in Concert, Cadogan Hall); Millie O'Connell as Anne Boleyn (Thoroughly Modern Millie UK tour, 42nd Street, Theatre Du Chatelet, Paris); Natalie Paris as Jane Seymour (Sunday in the Park with George, Menier Chocolate Factory); Alexia McIntosh as Anna of Cleves (Godiva Rocks, Belgrade Theatre); Aimie Atkinson as Katherine Howard (In The Heights, Kings Cross Theatre, Zorro the Musical UK tour).

The show marked the professional debuts of Maiya Quansah-Breed (Catherine Parr) and Grace Mouat (alternate Jane Seymour/Katherine Howard and dance captain) who both graduated from Guildford School of Acting last summer.

From January the cast will be joined by two additional alternates. Vicki Manser as alternate Anne Boleyn and Anna of Cleves (Bat Out of Hell, West End and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (2nd cover Carole, West End). Courtney Stapleton is the alternate Catherine of Aragon and Catherine Parr (Bat Out of Hell - dance captain, West End, Les Miserables, West End and Mamma Mia! (West End).

Directed by Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, the creative team also includes choreographer Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, set designer Emma Bailey, costume designer, Gabriella Slade. lighting designer Tim Deiling, sound designer Paul Gatehouse, musical orchestrator Tom Curran, musical supervisor Joe Beighton, associate choreographer Freya Sands, musical director Katy Richardson and associate musical director Arlene McNaught.



ACCLAIMED MUSICAL SIX RETURNS TO THE ARTS THEATRE IN 2019 (17 OCTOBER 2018)

Six, the most acclaimed new British musical in years, whose sold-out run at the Arts Theatre - extended due to overwhelming demand - ends on 14 October 2018, is to return to the West End.

After a short UK tour, Six will open at the Arts Theatre in the New Year for an open-ended run. More than 50,000 seats have gone on general sale for an initial 16-week season from 16 January to 5 May 2019.

From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of 21st-century girl power. These Queens may have green sleeves but their lipstick is rebellious red.

After selling out its Edinburgh Fringe run of more than 10,000 seats, the show opened to universal acclaim in London and has been nominated for six Off West End Awards, including Best New Musical, Best Musical Production and Best Ensemble.

Directed by Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, the Six creative team also includes choreographer Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, set designer Emma Bailey, costume designer Gabriella Slade, lighting designer Tim Deiling, sound designer Paul Gatehouse, musical supervisor Joe Beighton and orchestrator Tom Curran.



FINAL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR WEST END RETURN OF NEW MUSICAL SIX (18 JUNE 2018)

Final casting has been announced for the West End return of new British musical Six at the Arts Theatre from 30 August to 23 September 2018.

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII finally take the mic to tell their tale in Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' 75-minute high-octane pop concert musical powered by an all-female band. Songs include 'Ex-Wives', 'Haus of Holbein' and 'Don't Lose Ur Head'.

Jarneia Richard-Noel (Catherine Of Aragon) was in The Color Purple in Concert at Cadogan Hall; Millie O'Connell (nne Boleyn) recently appeared in the UK tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie and was understudy Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, Theatre Du Chatelet, Paris; Natalie Paris (Jane Seymour) was Louise in Sunday in the Park with George at the Menier Chocolate Factory; Alexia McIntosh (Anna Of Cleves) was Rosa, in Godiva Rocks at Belgrade Theatre; Aimie Atkinson (Katherine Howard) was Daniela in In The Heights at King's Cross Theatre and originated the lead role of Luisa in Zorro the Musical (UK tour); Maiya Quansah-Breed (Catherine Parr) has just graduated from Guildford School of Acting. Grace Mouat, who completes the cast, as swing/dance captain, has also just graduated from GSA.

Six is a co-production between Kenny Wax and Global Musicals. Wendy Barnes of Global Musicals said:
"We are proud to debut their first musical and begin an ambitious and exciting journey for the piece, which is particularly timely as we strive for female equality and empowerment. These women were so much more than history would have us believe."



TUDOR MUSICAL SIX RETURNS FOR WEST END SEASON AND UK TOUR (23 APRIL 2018)

A UK tour, a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and West End season beckons for new British musical Six.

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the Six wives of Henry VIII take the mic to tell their tale in this pop concert musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss.

Prior to the West End premiere at the Arts Theatre (30 August to 23 September 2018), the musical will run at Norwich Playhouse (11-14 July) and Cambridge Arts Theatre (17-21 July). Plus, following last year's sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Six will play the main Underbelly purple cow in George Square (1-27 August).

Six is a co-production between Kenny Wax and Global Musicals. Wendy Barnes of Global Musicals said: "Kenny, Andy and I saw the previous production independently of each other but we were all immediately blown away by the funny, relevant humour and infectious score that these two young talents had created. We are proud to debut their first musical and begin an ambitious and exciting journey for the piece, which is particularly relevant at this time as we strive for female equality and empowerment. These women were so much more than history would have us believe."

Directed by Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, the production has set design by Emma Bailey and costume design by Gabriella Slade. Cast, full creative team and further UK tour dates are to be announced.





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Type of production: Musical

Opened: 16 January 2019

Booking until: 31 January 2021

Running time: 1 Hour 15 Mins

Prices: £24.00 - £64.00

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