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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member

Dance, Tue 23 - Wed 24 Apr 2019, £10-£32.50




Choreographer Mark Morris, hailed by the New York Times as ‘The most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical’, returns to Norwich with Pepperland, a unique tribute to the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

A joyous new work that kicked off Liverpool’s season-long festivities in 2017, Pepperland features an original score by Ethan Iverson. Arrangements of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, With a Little Help From My Friends, A Day in the Life, Penny Lane and other tracks from the album are interspersed with original pieces, composed to complement Morris’ profound understanding of classical musical forms and the blues.

A chamber music ensemble of voice, theremin, soprano sax, trombone, keyboards and percussion, teases out and elaborates on Sgt. Pepper’s non-rock and roll influences. Pepperland resounds with the ingenuity, musicality, wit, and humanity for which Mark Morris Dance Group is known, and the production is a riot of suitably psychedelic colour.

???? “... a truly joyous, celebratory work of art...brilliant homage to one of the great rock albums.” The Telegraph

???? “The choreography is deft and nuanced, at times skimming across the music’s bright surface, at times digging deeper” The Observer

On-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

3 bars, restaurant, cafe

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 23 - Wed 24 Apr 2019
Eves 8pm, Mat Wed 2:30pm
Running Time: 1hr (no interval)


Over 60s Special Price: Bands A - D £8 OFF Wed Mat
Under 18s Special Price: Bands A - D £8 OFF Wed Mat

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 23 - Wed 24 Apr Pepperland
Sat 27 Apr Waxwings | English Touring Opera
Tue 30 Apr - Sat 11 May The Bodyguard
Sun 19 May Russian Philharmonic of Novosibirsk
Thu 6 Jun Julian Clary - Born To Mince
Tue 16 Jul - Sat 17 Aug Matilda The Musical


Theatre Street,



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Map reference: TG 227083  Lat: 52.62673 Long: 1.28907

By Road:
Park at The Forum, Chapelfield Shopping Centre. Norwich train station 1 mile, Norwich bus station .5 mile.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Norwich station


  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

3 bars, restaurant, cafe