The Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire has announced its line-up for 2023.
West End stars scheduled to appear include Broadway & West End star Marisha Wallace (Oklahoma!, Waitress, Hairspray, Dreamgirls), Kerry Ellis (Anything Goes, We Will Rock, You, Wicked), Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro, 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 event was postponed in 2022, but will take place on Sunday 30 April 2023.
This multi-stage festival brings together West End and Broadway stars for one-day of musical theatre performances and experiences, with two professional stages, a silent disco, theatre village, backstage hub, community bandstand, a funfair and food and drink stalls.
The stars will perform musical theatre hits on the Main Stage, accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, and further names are to be announced.
Mike Wilson, producer of Gaiety Festival said in a press statement: “We are delighted that Gaiety Festival is back, and bigger than ever! Our production team continue to work tirelessly to stage an event unlike anything seen before; a festival where musical theatre fans from across the country can
immerse themselves in the best entertainment and experiences on offer. Today’s announcement is just the beginning, and we can’t wait to share even more exciting news over the coming months as we count down to the big day. It’s going to be spectacular!”
The festival is launching with a limited 2,000 early bird tickets at £25.