New cast members are joining hit show Six The Musical at the Vaudeville Theatre in London.
Plus the show is adding more dates, extending its run to 29 October 2023.
The newest wives of Henry VIII are Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky as Catherine of Aragon, Baylie Carson as Anne Boleyn and Koko Basigara as Katherine Howard with Monique Ashe-Palmer as Alternate Aragon/Cleves and Leah Vassell as Alternate Seymour/Parr.
They join current cast Claudia Kariuki as Jane Seymour, Dionne Ward-Anderson as Anna of Cleves and Roxanne Couch as Catherine Parr. Also, Danielle Rose (Alternate Boleyn/Howard) and Super Swings Rachel Rawlinson and Esme Rothero continue their roles.
The new cast members have their first performance on Tuesday 18 October.
Since its debut outing at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, Six has become a global hit show, with the West End production, a UK tour, two US tours, Australia and New Zealand tours, and its Broadway run where it won 2 Tony Awards, 4 Drama Desk Awards, and 3 Outer Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding New Musical.
Six is co-directed by Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, featuring choreography by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille. The design team includes Emma Bailey (Set Design), Gabriella Slade (Costume Design), Tim Deiling (Lighting Design) and Paul Gatehouse (Sound Design). The score features orchestrations by Tom Curran with music supervision and vocal arrangements by Joe Beighton. Casting for SIX is by Pearson Casting.
More about the new cast
Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky (Catherine of Aragon) made her professional debut in The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre and appeared in Bat Out of Hell at the Dominion Theatre. She starred as Rizzo in the UK Tour of Grease and most recently played Alline Bullock in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych.
Baylie Carson (Anne Boleyn) trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts before making their professional debut in ‘Dusty’, with further roles in Bring it On, Lazarus and The Boy From Oz. Baylie joins SIX direct from the Australian tour of Alanis Morissette musical, Jagged Little Pill.
Koko Basigara (Katherine Howard) joins the company from recently appearing as Lorraine in the revival of Jersey Boys. She has also appeared in the West End productions of Beautiful – the Carole King Musical, Les Misérables and appeared in the live-action Disney films Aladdin and Beauty & the Beast.
Monique Ashe-Palmer made her West End debut in Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre and joins SIX from its most recent UK Tour. Having recently graduated from Arts Ed, Leah Vassell also appeared in West Side Story at the 70th Annual Ljubljana Festival.
Claudia Kariuki and Dionne Ward-Anderson continue their roles as Jane Seymour and Anna of Cleves, with Roxanne Couch joining the principal line-up as Catherine Parr having previously appeared regularly as Alternate Jane Seymour and Catherine Parr.