Exclusive: First listen to Six – the new musical about Henry VIII's wives
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' show plays various dates throughout
Check out this exclusive first listen to Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' Six, a new musical based on the wives of Henry VIII.
After a debut run at the Edinburgh Fringe earlier this year, the show is transferring to the Arts Theatre and will play various dates in December and January.
It features songs including "Ex Wives", "Haus of Holbein" and "Don't Lose Ur Head", riffing off contemporary pop vibes to rewrite historical facts.
The cast is composed of Aimie Atkinson (In The Heights, Dirty Dancing) as Katherine Howard, Izuka Hoyle (Working) as Catherine Parr, Renée Lamb (9 to 5) as Catherine of Aragon, Genesis Lynea (The Wild Party,The 4 O'Clock Club) as Anne of Cleves, Christina Modestou (In the Heights, Shrek, Urinetown) as Anne Boleyn and Natalie Paris (Sunday in the Park with George) as Jane Seymour.
Directed by Lotte Wakeham (The Hound of the Baskervilles), it has choreography by Cressida Carré, musical direction by Joe Beighton, orchestrations by Tom Curran, sound design by Andy Graham, lighting design by Rebecca Fry, costume design by Roberto Surace, and associate direction by Jamie Armitage, who directed the show's Edinburgh run.
Six runs at the Arts Theatre on 18 December, 8 January, 15 January and 22 January.