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The international smash-hit SIX announces that it will be the first West End musical to perform again after Lockdown

SIX will join the Utilita Live From The Drive-In summer shows and rock out 8 shows a week at 12 open air sites across the U.K. in London, Birmingham, Bolton, Bristol, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Lincoln, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Newmarket and Teesside

300 vehicles can attend each show with a maximum of seven people allowed in each car. Fans will be able to picnic and party as they watch the festival-style full length show live from their own dedicated area next to their vehicle

Tickets will go on Sale 8am Friday 3 July at LIVENATION.CO.UK

Electrifying musical phenomenon SIX by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss will become the first West End musical to resume performances across the U.K. with Utilita Live From The Drive-In.

Producers Kenny Wax, Wendy & Andy Barnes and George Stiles announce today that SIX will play at 12 open air drive-in concert venues in London and other UK cities from Bristol to Edinburgh as part of Live Nation Entertainment’s Utilita Live From The Drive-In summer season.

Designed to comply with all official guidelines, Utilita Live From The Drive-In will deliver the UK’s premier drive-in experience, boasting concert quality sound from a live stage with a full state of the art sound system, lighting rig and high definition LED screens, creating an arena or stadium concert feel in a safe Drive-In setting adhering to the Government’s current social distancing rules to protect fans, artists, crews and staff at all times.

SIX, voted Musical of the Decade by Whatsonstage, will perform an 8-show week in each venue with customers arriving by car but able to step outside, picnic and party while they watch the festival-style live stage show from their own dedicated area next to their vehicle.

Producer Kenny Wax said: “We are delighted that SIX will spearhead the reopening of one of London and the UK’s most popular shows. With the industry in crisis, theatres struggling and some even going out of business, this drive-in event offers hope for the future and equally importantly, jobs for about 50 of our company including cast, musicians, stage managers, technicians and freelancers. We are using both our West End and UK touring casts, rehearsing and touring them in a bubble and having them work in teams of 6 (fortunate for us) as per the government guidance.”

Thousands of SIX fans were left bitterly disappointed when sold out runs at the Arts Theatre in London as well as up and down the country on the UK Tour were cancelled. All cancelled UK touring dates have been moved to 2021.

SIX is a global phenomenon. It was first performed as a student production in a 100-seat room at Sweet Venue at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As the pandemic struck, SIX was playing to sold out houses in London’s West End, across the UK and Australia, and had its opening night on Broadway on Thursday March 12 cancelled when three hours before, the New York Governor shut down theatreland.

SIX was nominated for five Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, won the WOS award for Best Musical 2020, performed on the results show of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and in front of thousands at West End Live.

Songs from the SIX studio album are streamed on average 450,000 per day making it the second highest streaming musical theatre recording in the world after ‘Hamilton’.

From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic in SIX to tell their tales, remixing 500 years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of 21st century girl power. These Queens may have green sleeves but their lipstick is rebellious red.

The performance schedule is as follows:

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Tuesday 4 – Suday 9 August

MILTON KEYNES

The National Bowl, Watling St, Milton Keyne, MK5 8AA

Tuersday 11 – Sunday 16 August

LIVERPOOL

Central Docks, Liverpool Waters, Liverpool L3 0BH

Tuesday 11 – Sunday 16 August

LEEDS

Leeds East Airport
Church Fenton, Leeds, LS24 9SE

Tuesday 18 – Sunday 23 August

BOLTON

University of Bolton Stadium
Burnden Way, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6JW

Tuesday 18 – Sunday 23 August

TEESIDE

Teesside International Airport, Tees Valley, Darlington, DL2 1LU, Darlington

Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 August

LINCOLN

Lincolnshire Showground Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, LN2 2NA

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 August

CHELTENHAM

Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH

Tuesday 25 – Sunday 30 August

BRISTOL

Filton Airfield
Gloucester Road North, North Filton, Bristol BS34 7QH

Tuesday 1 – Sunday 6 September

EDINBURGH

The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Newbridge EH28 8NB, Edinburgh

Tuesday 1 – Thurday 3 September

NEWMARKET

Newmarket Racecourse, The July Course, Newmarket CB8 0XE

Saturday 5 – Thursday 10 September

BIRMINGHAM

Resorts World Arena, Perimeter Rd, Birmingham B40 1NT

Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 September

LONDON

Colesdale Farm
Colesdale is situated in Northaw village, a touch away from Greater London, sitting on the borders of the London Boroughs of Enfield and Barnet, with very easy access to the M25, A1 and A41

TIckets:
Car For 2 £55.00 / £80.00 premium Car For 3 £75.00 / £109 premium
Car For 4 £95.00 / £138 premium
Car For 5 £115.00 / £167.00 premium Car For 6 £135.00 / £196.00 premium Car For 7 £155.00 / £225.00 premium

Premium includes guaranteed location in the First 3 rows from the front of the stage and priority exit from site at end of show

Accessible spaces are available and will be located next to the accessible facilities

All Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult 18+

Tickets available from

www.livenation.co.uk/utilitalivefromthedrivein

The Arts Theatre cast and the UK Tour casts are going on tour subject to the Queens own availability. We can’t guarantee any individual cast members at specific performances.
Arts Theatre Cast: Milton Keynes, Leeds, Teeside, Lincoln, Cheltenham, Newmarket, Birmingham
Tour Cast: Liverpool, Bolton, Bristol, Edinburgh, London.

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