From 159 member  reviews
Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Delightful

About the show

In this new Broadway pop musical, the wives of Henry VIII take the mic to reclaim their identities—remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power. More…

From the show:

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, SIX the wives of Henry VIII take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their infamous spouse—remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power. The female cast is backed by an all-female band, the “Ladies in Waiting.” Songs from the studio album are streamed on average 300,000 per day making it the second highest streaming cast recording in the world.


Member Reviews (159)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Delightful
83
Avg Score

100
Clever, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if You love a flashy show filled with wonderful singing. Plus, you learn some British HERstory!

Don't see it if You don't want to experience a live concert.

65
Excruciating, Great singing, Fluffy, Dizzying, Vegas on broadway

See it if You miss high school pep rallies or have never been to one - this is something like a second chance.

Don't see it if You are averse to noise and not much else. There is serious talent on stage, but it doesn't add to anything.

88
Great singing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You want to be completely entertained while getting a history lesson about the wives of Henry VIII and want to see a talented cast

Don't see it if You don’t like shows that take on somewhat of a rock concert format

85
Great singing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like The Voice, Idol and America's Got Talent. Turns the tragedy of Henry's wives into fun, energetic dancing and singing.

Don't see it if you don't like lightweight musicals or expect a serious presentation of historical facts about Henry VIII.

85
Power to the queens!

See it if Recommend overwhelmingly! The energy and unabashed joy of these Queens is infectious. And the all too infrequent pleasure of see.

Don't see it if Great show for the young at heart, esp. young women. Not for those who prefer traditional musicals.

Also www.theaterwithatwist.com

100
Refreshing, Intelligent, Great singing, Edgy, Clever

See it if You want the ROYAL treatment! This show leaves you feeling empowered like the QUEEN we all are! EVERYONE will find something to love here!

Don't see it if you want a classic musical with lots of set changes and an intermission.

85
Resonant, Great singing, Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you want to see a show with an immense energy between actor and audience. This is one of those shows and it's a blast.

Don't see it if you don't like feminist musicals or are looking for a "traditional" musical that's historically precise.

Also I didn't think I'd like this show, but it really grew on me. While not... Read more Read less

50
Quirky, Dizzying, Disappointing

See it if you are a 12 year old that knows all 9 songs. It is staged like a concert

Don't see it if like a traditional musical with a story, good music and sets

50
Ambitious, Overrated, Indulgent, Disappointing, Clever

See it if you want to see a Las Vegas show a la Spice Girls. For very young adults and children. An attempt at girl empowerment.

Don't see it if you actually want a Broadway musical with a book and a story. All posing, no theatre.

75
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you're familiar with Henry VIII's wives and you want a kickass concert rather than a play.

Don't see it if you do not like musicals or want a story line.

85
Intelligent, Fluffy, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you're into killer harmonies and musicals that tell a story through song for most of the show.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of history or a concert musical format.

89
Ambitious, Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like rock, pop, great singing and lyrics and a really upbeat show.

Don't see it if you dislike concert presentations and are looking for a linear plot

Also Really helpful if you youtube lyrics and music before going so you can... Read more Read less

82
Entertaining, Intense, Great singing

See it if You are ready for a loud concert type show, especially one by, about women.

Don't see it if A standard musical with a storyline is more your thing.

94
Refreshing, Great singing, Edgy, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if If you love more modern pop music. If you enjoy concert-esque productions. No intermission and about an 80 minute run time. Fun show.

Don't see it if If you like a traditional structure to a musical. If historical musicals aren't your thing. If you do no t like pop musicals.

75
Funny, Fluffy, Refreshing, Insipid, Quirky

See it if You love the cast album and want to see it onstage!

Don't see it if You saw it in London. Its so brilliant in the small theatre there and they don't even have accents on Broadway. It really took me out of it.

68
Relevant, Ambitious, Great singing, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if For some reason the millenials in the audience raved over it. Not sure what appealed to them so much.

Don't see it if All lyrics,sometimes hard to understand.

95
Funny, Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want a fun, high energy, women power show. This is a short (hour and 15 min) show with no intermission, it will leave you wanting more!

Don't see it if you don't like pop/rock concerts. Lots of flashing lights, louder than most Broadway shows.

93
Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever, Great staging, Great singing

See it if you're interested in musicals with a twist. These six women command their audience. It's fun and fresh! & the history is interesting too.

Don't see it if No reason not to, unless you're not a fan of history or musicals.

79
Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Funny

See it if you enjoy a blend of theater meeting pop concert. The 6 talented women were able to tell their stories through humorous and clever lyrics.

Don't see it if you desire a deep historical lesson or plot. The 6 were initially in a contest to determine who suffered the most and cliches were plentiful

Also It was a fun but fluffy show. Although it is ultimately about female e... Read more Read less

95
Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a new take on history, told through excellent singing and clever songs

Don't see it if you aren't interested in herstory!

88
Fluffy, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you want something nice on the eyes and ears: costumes, staging and music performance, funny dialog between songs too.

Don't see it if you looking for a traditional story. This is more than just a concert, the narrative is clever and funny.

85
Funny, Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like pop concerts that are just a lot of fun, featuring an amazingly talented cast and band, telling stories in a fresh way

Don't see it if you expect a standard, Broadway show with a strong storyline

85
Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You loved the spice girls or any other al-girl pop group; you enjoy pop songs sung well. You are already a fan of the cast recording.

Don't see it if If you are looking for a traditional musical with a book and plot. It’s essentially a concert style show

87
Great singing, Quirky, Relevant, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy high energy, great voices, lighting and are for an all female power production.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a traditional musical, you dislike concerts, or you don’t enjoy pop music.

87
Quirky, Hilarious, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you like very upbeat musicals that keep you listening carefully to see what's next you will love this. Loads of fun and even interaction.

Don't see it if You are expecting deep stories and you don't like Musicals.


“Six” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)


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