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Pepperland – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Artistic Director: Mark Morris Music: Original songs by The Beatles, composition by Ethan Iverson Reviewer: Dominic Corr Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band ends just where Pepperland begins with that notoriously extended chord. To start – if your attendance this evening hopes for a juke-box style musical with dance, then best not hold your breath. Mark Morris Dance Group brings us ...

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Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: Mark Morris Music: The Beatles and Ethan Iverson Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Pepperlandby American dance legend Mark Morris celebrates the landmark 1967 album by The Beatles Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Pepperlandpremiered at the Sgt Pepper at 50Festival in Liverpool in 2017 at the Royal Court. Pepperland is now on a major UK tour supported by Dance Consortium, although the production has ...

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Layla and Majnun  – Sadler’s Wells, London

 Performers:  The Mark Morris Dance Group and the Silkroad Ensemble Reviewer:  Richard Maguire While not quite the national anthem of Azerbaijan, Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s Leyli and Majnun, first produced in 1908, is lauded as the first Islamic opera. It comes to Sadler’s Wells in a shortened version that is part opera, part dance and part art installation. Although difficult to appreciate at ...

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