West End musical Six has suspended performances at the Lyric Theatre until March 2021.
The smash-hit musical was once of the first musicals to resume performances in London’s West End in early December, however was forced to closed after only a few performances due to the rise in covid infections and London moving into Tier 3 restrictions.
Producers had originally planned for the musical to have an 11-week socially distanced season at the Lyric Theatre, a venue with three times time the capacity of its usual West End home at the Arts Theatre. The show would ideally extend its run at the venue however the new Bob Marley musical Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical is due to begin previews at the Lyric on 28 May 2021.
In a note on social media, Producers stated “Following the Governments national lockdown we have now suspended performances of SIX at the Lyric Theatre until 1 March 20201. Ticket holders for suspended performances will be contacted as soon as possible and we thank you for your patience. We are still discussing additional performances of SIX with the theatre to take place in 2021. Thank you so much for your never ending support. We love you, Queendom!“
What is Six about?
The acclaimed show tells the tale of Henry VIII’s six wives, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a 80-minute celebration of 21st century female power.
Watch the trailer for Six The Musical
Who’s behind it?
Written by Toby Marlowe and Lucy Moss the show stated out at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and fast became a word of mouth hit sensation.
The show is directed by Moss and Jamie Armitage, with choreography by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, set design by Emma Bailey, costume design by Gabriella Slade, lighting design by Tim Deiling, sound design by Paul Gatehouse, musical orchestration by Tom Curran and musical supervision by Joe Beighton.
How can I book tickets?
UPDATE: 18.02.2021. Following the delayed premiere of Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical, Six The Musical will now run until 22 August 2021 at the Lyric Theatre, London.