Meet the New Australian Queens of ‘SIX The Musical’: A Regal Tale with Cast Members from ‘West Side Story’, ‘Hamilton’, and More

Meet the New Australian Queens of 'SIX The Musical'

SIX The Musical Crowns Its New Australian Queens

The Australian cast of the global phenomenon ‘SIX The Musical’ has been unveiled, promising a captivating theatrical experience when the Tony Award-winning show returns to Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.

Meet the Ex-Wives

The musical, which has captivated audiences worldwide, tells the story of King Henry VIII’s six wives as they take center stage to reclaim their narratives.

  • Kimberley Hodgson, known for her role as Anita in Handa’s ‘West Side Story’, will portray Catherine of Aragon.
  • Deirdre Khoo, a WAAPA graduate who played Janet in the 50th Anniversary Australian Tour of ‘The Rocky Horror Show’, will take on the role of Anne Boleyn.
  • Loreen Hunter returns as the loyal Jane Seymour, building on her success in ‘Strictly Ballroom The Musical’ and ‘King Kong The Musical’.
  • Multifaceted artist Zelia Rose Kitoko, who made her musical theater debut in Australia’s ‘Hamilton’, will play the independent Anna of Cleves.
  • Chelsea Dawson, who made a mark on the recent Australian tour, will reprise her role as the playful Katherine Howard.
  • Giorgia Kennedy, who previously understudied Juliet in ‘& Juliet’, will portray the empowering Catherine Parr.

The Return of the Phenomenon

Producer Louise Withers expressed the excitement surrounding the Australian return of ‘SIX The Musical’, saying, “The incredible anticipation from fans motivated us to bring this global phenomenon back to our stages.”

“We are thrilled to present these extraordinary and dynamic performers, and we know the fans will share our enthusiasm as they embrace the roles of the Ex-Wives,” she added.

Tour Dates and Venues

  • Comedy Theatre (Melbourne) – from 2 August 2024
  • Theatre Royal (Sydney) – from 25 October 2024
  • QPAC (Brisbane) – from 2 January 2025

‘SIX The Musical’ promises a captivating blend of pop music, historical storytelling, and feminist empowerment. Get ready to experience the power of the Ex-Wives as they reign again on Australian stages.

By Mehek

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