News: West End phenomenon SIX returns to the Lyric Theatre on 21 May

March 5, 2021
News: West End phenomenon SIX returns to the Lyric Theatre on 21 May

The one-of-a-kind electrifying West End musical SIX returns to the West End to reopen at the Lyric Theatre on Friday 21 May, initially operating at a 50% capacity as before in December 2020.

With social distancing expected to lift on 21 June at the earliest, the production will adhere to government guidelines for the beginning of the run – only upping to a higher capacity when permission is confirmed.

Tickets for the production’s return will go on sale from Monday 29 March, booking until Sunday 22 August at the Lyric Theatre. SIX will perform nine shows a week, with Covid secure guidelines in place.

SIX is the smash-hit global phenomenon by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, following the six wives of Henry VIII and their reinvention of history. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing 500 years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.

Since its early days at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the musical has gone on to conquer the world. playing in the UK and Australia before opening on Broadway just before the pandemic hit.

SIX is the award-winning show that was nominated for five Olivier Awards and won the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the WhatsOnStage Awards.

With direction by Moss and Jamie Armitage, choreography by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, set design by Emma Bailey, costume design by Gabrielle Slade, lighting design by Tim Deiling, sound design by Paul Gatehouse, musical orchestration by Tom Curran and musical supervision by Joe Beighton, with musical direction by Katy Richardson.

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