The day coincided with the theatre companies opening their productions - Lichfield Players with Daisy Pulls It Off and Watershed Theatre Company with Austentatious.
Upcoming local theatre productions includes Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, Oliver!, Thoroughly Modern Millie, American Idiot, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita and Hairspray.
Lichfield Garrick Artistic Director Tim Ford said: "Local theatre companies are a hugely important part of the artistic programme here at The Garrick. Their dedication and passion to their productions is a key part to their success and we look forward each season to welcoming the companies to The Lichfield Garrick and seeing the wonderful productions that they bring to us and the people of Lichfield.
The Lichfield Garrick theatre after whom David Garrick is named
After all, there is no better way to celebrate all that is great about the region and to follow in the spirit of David Garrick."
The Lichfield Garrick, which opened in 2003, is home to more than 400 performances each year in its two theatre spaces, playing host to a range of musical theatre, drama, comedy, music and family entertainment.