Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts | Chicago, Illinois
Meet the unfortunate queens of Henry VIII for a wild night at the Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts as SIX: The Musical makes its way on Friday 7th June 2024! Initially introduced in 2017 in Britain, this groundbreaking production transitions over to America showcasing a sequence of 80-minute shows created and steered by the celebrated duo Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss. Taking cues from performers like Adele and Ariana Grande, the Tony Award-winning score of SIX offers energetic tunes such as “Ex-wives,” “Get Down,” and “Don’t Lose Ur Head.” The cast includes Hailee Kaleem Wright, Leandra Ellis-Gaston, Bella Coppola, Nasia Thomas, Zoe Jensen, and Taylor Iman Jones as the proud king’s past loves. These powerful women, every one as daring as the remaining, will draw you in in a high-energy party overflowing with songs and statements designed to turn soft murmurs into booming proclamations of empowerment. Raise your voice in defiance with these cool queens of the 16th century! Secure your spot without delay for SIX: The Musical on Friday 7th June 2024 at the Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts, found in Chicago!
On Friday 7th June 2024 SIX: The Musical will reverberate within the walls of the Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts with a fiery lyrical debate among the ex-wives of Henry VIII, taking on the age-old query: Who's the unluckiest of them all?
"SIX TOTALLY RULES! THE PLACE TO BE IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR REALLY EMPOWERED, EMPOWERING MEGASTARS." - The New York Times.
Encounter the ill-fated dames of adversity, from the OG queen consort Catherine of Aragon to Catherine Parr, "the one who survived." SIX: The Musical courageously reimagines over four decades of 16th-century heartbreaks into a Tudors Got Talent sing-off of 21st-century energy. Belting out contagiously catchy tunes like "Ex-wives," "Don't Lose Ur Head," and "Megasix,'' this boldly outfitted sextet will astonish all those watching to their 80-minute tribute to modern-day pop music and female dominance.
Directed and scripted by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, SIX proudly features the further behind-the-scenes talents that won it countless awards, including the 2022 Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Costume Design, as well as an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical.
"As a originator, all you can aspire for is that somebody at a certain point takes something from [it], whether that's a laugh, or something to think about once you've left the theater, or a emotion that stays with you… I am incredibly pleased and exceedingly thankful that we possess the chance to provide this piece out there, which elicits optimistic and empowering feelings," reminisces director/writer Toby Marlow in an discussion earlier this year.
Don't remain silent. Don't whisper. Take these lessons to heart on Friday 7th June 2024 when SIX: The Musical leaves its mark at the Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Chicago. Secure your tickets now!