The UK’s First Ever Outdoor Musical Theatre Festival Comes to Warwickshire.

Gaiety Musical Theatre, the UK’s first ever outdoor festival dedicated to all things stagey, has announced the stellar Variety Stage line up.

The stage is set for the festival for all musical theatre fans! The UK’s first ever outdoor musical theatre festival will see a wide range of musical performances, including West End stars, all-new musicals and choirs. Gaiety Festival will feature three stages, the Main Stage with West End superstar headliners, the Community Bandstand, which is supported by NODA and will showcase local midlands talent, and the Variety Stage.

Enjoy the best of musical theatre to the stunning grounds of Ragley Hall in Warwickshire on Sunday 30th April. The magnificent home is located near Shakespeare’s birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Shona White (Mamma Mia!, West End and international tour; Wicked, West End; Chess, UK tour) and Jenna Lee-James (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, West End; Cats, European tour; Boogie Nights, UK tour) will headline the Variety Stage.

The headliners of Gaiety Festival’s Main Stage will be: Marisha Wallace (Oklahoma!; Waitress; Guys and Dolls); Kerry Ellis (Anything Goes; We Will Rock You; Wicked); Collabro, in one of their last-ever performances; Lee Mead (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Wicked; Legally Blonde: The Musical); Cassidy Janson (&Juliet; Beautiful: The Carol King Musical; Avenue Q); Lauren Samuels (Bend It Like Beckham; Grease; We Will Rock You) and Sophie Evans (Wicked; The Wizard of Oz; Lord of the Dance). The amazing line up will perform their favourite musical theatre songs on the Main Stage, accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra (Royal Albert Hall; London Palladium; Dominion Theatre).

For festivalgoers who want a fix of all-new, upcoming musicals, the Variety Stage is the place to go. Experience showcases from new musicals Luna The Musical and Somewhere during your visit.

There’s even a funfair, silent disco, theatre merch village, backstage hub, stagey activities and food and drink stalls.

Gaiety Festival will be the place to be this spring for all things musicals so you won’t want to miss out!

Alongside the standard, family and VIP tickets on offer; there are also returning travel packages from Birmingham, London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Worcestershire and Coventry. Travel will be provided by Gaiety Festival’s official coach partner, Big Green Coach, so musical fans from around the country can easily get their stagey fix.

Book your tickets and find further information about travel packages by heading to

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