There is no other commercial theatre production firm in Canada that can compare to Mirvish Productions. The firm owns and manages four of the most important theatres in the downtown area of Toronto. Mirvish Productions is responsible for the production and presentation of a large number of plays and musicals each year. These productions are selected from the most well-known theatre from Canada, New York, London, Australia, and other countries. The company produces two subscription seasons: the Main Season, which features well-known productions on a huge scale, and the Off-Mirvish Season, which focuses on plays that are more demanding and smaller in scale. Additionally, it organises a large number of stand-alone performances of new works and revivals, in addition to unique concert engagements of dance, music, and comedy.
An iconic Torontonian who founded the landmark bargain department store Honest Ed’s, Ed Mirvish, made headlines in 1963 when he purchased and saved from demolition Toronto’s historic Royal Alexandra Theatre, which is one of the oldest and most famous legitimate theatres in North America. This event marked the beginning of the company, which is owned by the Mirvish family. Ed Mirvish ran the Royal Alex for the next 23 years, primarily as a “roadhouse,” staging short-run touring productions from London and New York and renting the space to local companies such as the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. This was the typical way that the Royal Alex had been run for the majority of its history.
The six wives of Henry VIII, ranging from Tudor queens to pop icons, get behind the microphone to transform 500 years of historical tragedy into a joyful celebration of female empowerment in the modern era! Everyone around the world is going crazy about this brand new original musical!
Tony Award winner for Best Original Score (Music and Lyrics) and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Musical were among SIX’s 23 accolades during the 2021–2022 Broadway season. According to the NYT, SIX “TOTALLY RULES!” (Highly Recommended by Critics) and SIX has been praised by The Washington Post as “Just the type of energising, inspirational light that this town needs!”
Royal Alexandra Theatre
Now – February 4
Tuesday – Saturday: 8PM
Saturday & Sunday: 2PM
February 6 – March 31
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 7:30PM
Friday & Saturday: 8PM
Saturday & Sunday: 2PM
It is important to note that performances of SIX, which is a musical that is influenced by pop concerts, involve flashing lights, strobe effects, theatrical haze, and loud music throughout the entire show. The production contains language that is considered to be strong and explores mature topics such as sexual references, infidelity, and explorations of personal tragedy. Over the age of ten is recommended.
Would you like to sing along with your favourite Queen song from the Queen album? So, you can do that now! They are thrilled to use this opportunity to announce that the very first SIX in the 6ix sing-along will take place on March 6 at 7:30 p.m. Today is the day to receive your tickets, so grab your pen and microphone and get started!