2023-11-29T12:44:00Z By Grumpy Group Organiser
SIX the Musical has extended its run at the Arts Theatre in London until 5th July, 2020,with four new cast members also revealed.
The historical show which follows the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives has released a further 85,000 tickets, stretching the run past the previously announced end date of 5th January 2020.
Courtney Bowman and Danielle Steers will take over the roles of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Parr from Tuesday 15th October, 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, Collette Guitart will join as a Dance Captain/Understudy and Shekinah Macfarlane will join as Alternate Catherine of Aragon and Anna of Cleves, through to October 2019.
There will also be three new sing-along shows on 8th October, 2nd January and 6th March, giving groups the chance to join in with the tale unfolding on stage.
About the show
SIX, by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss has been nominated for five 2019 OIivier Awards, including Best New Musical, Best Choreography and Best Costume Design
The West End production opened in January this year, following a successful debut at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018.
A new 33-venue UK tour starts at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford on Thursday 24th October, with casting announcements still yet to be made.
The new queens
Courtney Bowman is currently playing Fatimah in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the West End and was Horse in The Wind in the Willows at the London Palladium.
Danielle Steers has appeared in Bat Out of Hell and has recently played Carmen in Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse. Steers’ other West End credits include Beautiful, The Bodyguard and Legally Blonde.
Special group rates are available for SIX and all enquiries can made with the Arts Theatre by calling 020-7836 8463.