In this episode in our SIX the Musical series, we are chatting with the casting director of Chicago Shakespeare and original US casting director of SIX, Bob Mason! We chat all about his process casting the original US queens who would eventually reign in the Broadway production of SIX as well as a few pre-Broadway pit stops! We talk about what Bob and the creative team were looking for, how they searched far and wide in their casting process and much more!
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ABOUT BOB MASON
Broadway: debut. Off-Broadway: Ride the Cyclone (MCC); Rose Rage (The Duke on 42nd St); Marionette Macbeth (New Victory). Chicago Shakespeare: over 125 productions since 2000. Regional: Goodman Theatre; Asolo Repertory Theatre; Arena Stage; Ride the Cyclone (5th Avenue/A.C.T., Alliance Theatre); SIX (A.R.T., Citadel Theatre, Ordway Center). International: Pacific Overtures (Donmar Warehouse, Olivier Award for Best Musical); Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 (CST at the Royal Shakespeare Company); Othello: The Remix (Shakespeare’s Globe, Melbourne, Dubai). For Neil.
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