The Canadian production of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' international hit musical SIX—about the six wives of Henry VIII—officially opened August 17 at Edmonton's Citadel Theatre, where it continues through September 14.
The production will subsequently play Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre September 23–December 17.
The cast features Jaz Robinson as Catherine of Aragon, Julia Pulo as Anne Boleyn, Maggie Lacasse as Jane Seymour, Krystal Hernández as Anna of Cleves, Elysia Cruz as Katherine Howard, and Lauren Mariasoosay as Catherine Parr. Hailey Lewis, Julia McLellan, Abigail Sparrow, and Darcy Stewart are the standbys.
Get a first look at the production in the new trailer above.
The actors are backed by the “Ladies in Waiting,” consisting of Liz Baird, who is also the music director; Allyson MacIvor; Kia Rose; Sarah Richardson; and Aretha Tillotson.
Six is co-directed by Moss and Armitage and features choreography by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, scenic design by Emma Bailey, costume design by Gabriella Slade, lighting design by Tim Deiling, and sound design by Paul Gatehouse. The score features orchestrations by Tom Curran with music supervision and vocal arrangements by Joe Beighton. Casting is by Stephanie Gorin with U.S. casting by Tara Rubin Casting / Peter Van Dam.
Six: The Musical is currently playing Broadway’s Lena Horne Theatre, the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End, on tour in the U.K. and across North America, and the Coex Shinhan Card Atrium in Seoul, South Korea.
The Broadway production won the Tony for Best Original Score and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.