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‘SIX’ announces new queens

A new sextet will take over the Lena Horne Theatre on Dec. 5.

(Top) Storm Lever as Anne Boleyn, (Middle, L-R) Olivia Donalson as Anna of Cleves and Khaila Wilcoxon as Catherine of Aragon, (Bottom, L-R) Jasmine Forsberg as Jane Seymour, Gabriela Carrillo as Catherine Parr and Didi Romero as Katherine Howard in “SIX” on tour (Credit: Joan Marcus)

“SIX” has found its newest set of royals. Khaila Wilcoxon, Storm Lever, Jasmine Forsberg, Olivia Donalson, Didi Romero and Gabriela Carillo will join the Broadway production as the six ex-wives of King Henry VIII beginning on Dec. 5. As previously announced, the current queens of “SIX” will play their final performance on Dec. 4. 

Wilcoxon will play Catherine of Aragon, with Lever as Anne Boleyn, Forsberg as Jane Seymour, Donalson as Anna of Cleves, Romero as Katherine Howard and Carrillo as Catherine Parr. All six actors will be reprising these roles from the North American tour of “SIX.”

Carillo and Romero will be making their Broadway debuts in “SIX.” Wilcoxon previously appeared on the Main Stem in “Hadestown” and “Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show.” Lever appeared as Duckling Donna in “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.” Donalson was an ensemblist in “Aladdin.” Forsberg appeared in “Here Lies Love.”

Also joining the company on Dec. 5 will be alternates Wesley Carpenter and Sierra Fermin.

Written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, “SIX” tells the story of the six ex-wives of British ruler King Henry VIII. The musical was nominated for eight 2022 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and won for Best Original Score. “SIX” features direction by Moss and Jamie Armitage. 

The Museum of Broadway recently announced that “SIX” will be the subject of its next special exhibit. 

“SIX” is produced by Kenny Wax, Wendy & Andy Barnes, George Stiles and Kevin McCollum.