King Henry VIII’s « Six » Spouses Are Alive & Go On Broadway

King Henry VIII’s « Six » Spouses Are Alive & Go On Broadway

Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. Tonight, however, the Six spouses of Henry VIII are real time and alive.

Normally it takes many years for a musical to increase as much as the amount of Broadway—sometimes as long as ten years. But also for the pop music musical « Six,  » it was a trip that is whirlwind started featuring its inaugural manufacturing placed on by Cambridge University pupils during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival back August 2017. 25-year-old co-creators/writers Lucy Moss and Toby Marlow had written the show in 10 times. In the Fringe, « Six » sold 10,000 seats.

That unexpected success led to four expert programs during the Arts Theatre within the West End, implemented throughout 2018 with alternating touring and a brief West End run before landing its current western End residency (again during the Arts) where it was playing for over per year and landed five Olivier prizes nominations in 2019.

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