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Cast changes and new six month booking period announced for Six at the Arts Theatre

Courtney Bowman

Casting news

THE HIT musical Six has extended its run at the Arts Theatre by six months taking bookings to Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Cast changes have also been announced.

Millie O’Connell and Maiya Quansah Breed’s final performance will be Sunday, October 13.

Courtney Bowman and Danielle Steers take over the roles of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Parr from Tuesday, October 15, 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, 2019, Collette Guitart will join the Arts company as a Dance Captain/Understudy. Shekinah Macfarlane will also join as Alternate Catherine of Aragon and Anna of Cleves from July through to October 2019.

Alternate casting will be announced soon.

Courtney Bowman (pictured top) is currently playing Fatimah in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the West End and was Horse in Stiles & Drewe’s The Wind in the Willows at the London Palladium.

Danielle Steers (pictured below) was acclaimed for her vocals as Zahara in Bat Out of Hell and she recently played Carmen in Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse. Her other West End shows include Beautiful, The Bodyguard and Legally Blonde.

Collette Guitart was in Bat Out of Hell and 27 – Rise of a Falling Star.

Shekinah Macfarlane can currently be seen in American Idiot. Her other recent shows include Hair, Tommy and Parade.

The UK touring cast will be announced soon.

Danielle Steers

New merchandise will go on sale on Friday via the shop on the Six website (www.sixthemusical.com) and will be available at the Arts Theatre from Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

There will also be three new Singalong shows on October 8, 2019 and January 2 and March 6, 2020.

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.

The North American premiere of Six at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre recently extended its record-breaking run to August. Meanwhile, further productions are in discussion for Canada, Japan, Australia, South Korea and China.