The Stage in the Park has now announced the full programme for the open-air performances in Watford’s Cassiobury Park this July.
The programme mixes musical theatre, comedy, live music, and in conversation events from some of the biggest stage stars in the UK today, to ensure there is something for all the family.
Additions to the programme include singer, pianist, songwriter and acclaimed star of Stilgoe In The Shed: Joe Stilgoe, musical love letter to Elton John It’s A Little Bit Funny, and David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book Mr Stink live on stage.
The line up includes shows from London’s West End; Adam Kay’s This is Going To Hurt Live, Olivier Award Winning Showstoppers the improvised musical and West End in the Park, a night of musicals with Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Nadia Naarman and Siubhan Harrison. Straight out of your TV and onto the stage see Basil Brush, Sooty, Magical Bones from Britain’s Got Talent, CBeebies’ Katy Ashworth and a one-person homage to Friends!
Local focus comes in the form of Watford Palace Theatre’s new Young Company, supported by the Garfield Weston Foundation; The Staves (supported by Mohair); An Evening With Electric Umbrella; and Bring the Laughter, a mixed bill of British Asian comedy hosted by Tommy Sandhu, in collaboration with locally based theatre company Rifco Arts.
The site is picturesque spot in Cassiobury park, it boasts a large stage facing the famous cedar tree and a range of seating options to make sure all visitors feel comfortable. The venue will have a relaxed and inclusive vibe, and audiences can book a socially distanced spot in the venue and chose to bring their own seats, blankets and cushions or hire a bubble of seats provided by the venue. A range of local food and drink vendors, with a fully licensed bar, complete the whole experience to make it a pleasure from start to finish. Please see the website for full information on all COVID safety precautions and safeguarding details.
The Stage in the Park is a brand-new open-air venue with a socially distanced capacity of 500 people in the heart of award winning Cassiobury Park. Co-producing with Watford Palace Theatre and Watford Borough Council are West End theatre makers and Watford residents Harlequin Theatricals.