New musical theatre festival featuring London Musical Theatre Orchestra to take place in 2022

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A new musical theatre festival will take place in 2022.

Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival is described as a “gravity-defying celebration of spectacular showtunes and musical theatre masterpieces”.


Set in the picturesque grounds of Ragley Hall in Warwickshire and taking place on May Day 2022 (1 May), the inaugural event will feature a galaxy of West End stars performing show-stopping numbers in a day-long celebration of everything musical theatre.

Producer Mike Wilson said: “We are beyond excited to be staging this unique homage to musical theatre at a time in which our industry is celebrating its renaissance. Gaiety Festival is very much designed with fans in mind with every aspect of the experience tailored to delight theatre audiences.

“We look forward to welcoming festival-goers from across the country to Ragley Hall on 1st May 2022.”

Music will be provided by the acclaimed London Musical Theatre Orchestra (LMTO), the world’s only professional orchestra dedicated to performing musical theatre repertoire.

LMTO CEO and Artistic Director, Freddie Tapner, said: “The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is thrilled to be part of this hugely exciting event. Accompanying multiple top-flight artists at a single festival will be a unique thrill, and I know audiences will relish hearing their favourite acts belt their favourite songs all day long. Bring it on!”

The line up of performer will be announced on the Gaiety Festival social channels @gaietyfestival from Monday, 25 October 2021.

Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival runs at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire on 1st May 2022. Priority booking opens Monday, 8 November 2021 at 10AM and general release on Wednesday, 10 November 2021 at 10AM.

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