Broadway Hit “SIX” to Open at Venetian Las Vegas March 21

Posted on: March 17, 2023, 04:22h. 

Final up to date on: March 17, 2023, 04:57h.

The Las Vegas Strip will get a model new manufacturing present subsequent week, when the Tony Award-winning “SIX the Musical” debuts on the Venetian within the midst of a dicey time for such initiatives.

SIX The Musical
‘SIX The Musical’ runs on the Venetian’s Palazzo Theatre from March 21 by Could 7, 2023. (Picture: Venetian Las Vegas)

Created by Tony Award-winning Toby Marlow and its co-director, Lucy Moss, “SIX” is an empowering story set to track through which King Henry VIII’s six wives evaluate notes to see who has suffered essentially the most. The winner will get to guide their woman group — every member of whom is modeled after a real-life pop star, together with Adele, Beyoncé, and Ariana Grande.

In line with a press launch, every singer takes the microphone “to remix 5 hundred years of historic heartbreak right into a euphoric celebration of twenty first century woman energy!”

On Broadway, “SIX” shattered a weekly field workplace report on the 1K-seat Lena Horne Theatre (previously the Brooks Atkinson Theatre). The present grossed $1.65M for eight vacation 2022 performances with a median capability of 100.2%, based on Broadway World, besting the earlier weekly report set by “Waitress” throughout the week ending January 28, 2018.

It was widespread with critics, too, profitable 23 awards throughout its 2021-2022 Broadway run, together with Tonys for greatest authentic rating greatest value costume design for a musical.

Success Much less Assured Than Ever

“SIX” was introduced final fall as a seven-week run within the 600-seat Palazzo Theatre. Although it sounds cynical, one can’t assist surprise if no less than a part of the rationale for its truncation wasn’t a hedge towards the embarrassment of getting to shut one other manufacturing present sooner than anticipated.

Although leisure spending has returned to pre-pandemic ranges on the Strip, the Broadway-style productions that, together with Cirque du Soleil, outlined Las Vegas leisure from about 2006 — when “Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular” opened on the Venetian — don’t appear to be feeling the post-pandemic comeback.

In reality, they seem to nonetheless be struggling as a consequence of competitors from omnipresent celebrity residencies, and from altering leisure tastes and buying habits.

“Awakening,” the brand new $120M manufacturing on the Wynn, is taking part in to half-full weekend homes. And even celebrated Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda couldn’t preserve “Freestyle Love Supreme” open for 2 months on the Venetian’s 700-seat Summit Showroom final yr. In reality, over the past quarter of 2022, 5 Las Vegas Strip manufacturing exhibits did not cross the edge into 2023.

Additionally, It Simply Performed Vegas

As well as, “SIX” marks the primary manufacturing present to discover a place on the Las Vegas Strip shortly after performing elsewhere in Las Vegas. From September 20 to October 2, 2022, “SIX” ran on the Smith Heart for the Performing Arts. In different phrases, of the area’s 2.7M locals, those that wished to see it essentially the most, most likely already did. (Opened in 2012, the 2K-seat Smith Heart — positioned 3 miles from the Strip — was Las Vegas’ first theater designed particularly to accommodate touring Broadway productions.)

The Venetian model will function the identical North American Tour firm, too: Khaila Wilcoxon as Catherine of Aragon, Storm Lever as Anne Boleyn, Jasmine Forsberg as Jane Seymour, Olivia Donalson as Anna of Cleves, Didi Romero as Katherine Howard, and Gabriela Carrillo as Catherine Parr. (The forged additionally contains Kelsee Kimmel, Erin Ramirez, Cassie Silva, and Kelly Denice Taylor.)

“SIX” will stage eight performances per week, at 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; at 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturdays; and at 5 p.m. and eight:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets, beginning at $69.99, can be found at



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