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The Ultimate Summer Playlist at Norwich Theatre

Get in the mood for music with our ultimate summer playlist! From rock ‘n’ roll to reggae, get your toes tapping to one of our tuneful shows.


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Get in the mood for music with Norwich Theatre’s upcoming shows. Tick something off your bucket list and attend a live orchestra, or prepare for a party with a raucous rock ‘n’ roll band! We have something for everyone in this diverse musical line-up.  

Kindness Choir | Norwich Theatre Royal | 28 May 

Do you love singing along to the radio with your family? Join us for our free Kindness Choir! Filled with familiar tunes and exploring the theme of kindness, the session is set to be a joyous shared experience with your children or grandchildren.   

Start with some vocal warm up games followed by body percussion and learning the tune together! This is a great chance to connect as a family, suitable for all children up to 16 with their grown-ups, including BSL interpretation throughout.  

Rush – A Joyous Jamaican Journey | Norwich Theatre Royal | 30 May 

Embrace summer vibes with the uplifting music of Rush – A Joyous Jamaican Journey. Exploring the story of reggae music and the Windrush generation, the show will be packed with heartwarming stories, history and music!   

If you love ska, calypso, gospel, dancehall and reggae music, then this is an unmissable night out! Gather your friends and family for an evening filled with the music of Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Millie Small and many more. 

Singing Through Parenthood | Norwich Theatre Royal | 4 Jun – 2 Jul 

Are you a parent wanting to join a supportive community with your little one? Singing Through Parenthood provides a space to connect with your pre-school children and fellow parents. Research has revealed that singing as a group is a powerful benefit to your mental health, so get raising your voice and tapping your toes!  

With the goal of boosting your mood and relieving stress, these sessions help you get back into tune with yourself. With a sensory set-up and storybooks to intrigue the little ones, this is a great chance to bond and find harmony in your life.  

A Century of Swing | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 12 Jun 

Get your groove on and prepare for a night of toe-tapping jazz with A Century of Swing! Having performed at festivals and concert halls across Europe, Down for the Count are back with their electrifying show. Ready yourself for plentiful amounts of energy, musicianship and their signature dry humour! Exploring music from 1920s America to the bopping 1950s, expect a selection of the finest swing tunes!  

The Magic Flute | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 14 Jun 

Opera is returning to Norwich with an enchanting rendition of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Follow a prince on his journey through a dream-like world after he falls in love with the kidnapped daughter of the Queen of the Night and must rescue her.  

Where will his journey lead? Find out in this beautiful show, sung in English by a cast of 12 exceptional singers. Expect captivating costumes, divine voices and an outstanding chamber orchestra.  

Voodoo Brass Band | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 13 Jul 

Blending comedy improv with jazz and groove, Voodoo Brass Band are set to create an unforgettable night of music. With over 50 million views on TikTok of their various musical adventures, from chasing park runners whilst playing the Mission Impossible theme to creating funky song covers, this will be a show like no other. Performing original tunes to imaginative re-makes, do not miss your chance to hear their legendary work!  

Otto & Astrid Play the Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll Concert You’ve Ever Seen! | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 14 Jul 

This dysfunctional pair of siblings are bringing pop parody to Norwich! Expect lipstick smeared collisions of Europop music form this hilarious musical comedy act.  

Hailed as Berlin’s Prince and Princess of Art Rock and the two halve of cult band Die Roten Punkte, they will be delivering some of their greatest hits, such as I Wanna Be Your Kitten, Tasty Snak and Sandwiches in Heaven. This one-of-a-kind show will certainly raise your spirits and put a smile on your face!  

 Enhance your evening of magical music by indulging in a pre-show meal at our in-house restaurant, Prelude. Don’t forget that Friends and Ambassadors get 10% off all food and drink in our restaurant, bars, and café!