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Girl From The North Country / our review

CAPTIVATING spellbinding Magical

Jul 25th, 2017

Kitty McCarron

Kitty McCarron

A spell-binding journey into the hopes and fears of a community in Depression era Minnesota

A spellbinding journey into the hopes and fears of a community in Depression-era Duluth, Minnesota, Conor McPherson's expertly crafted show (a play with songs, not a musical) weaves Bob Dylan's back catalog with heartbreaking stories in a way that I feel Dylan has always hoped someone would do.

Backed up by captivating performances from a heavily experienced cast, including the magnificent Shirley Henson as Elizabeth, a formerly doting mother struck down by the tragedy and subsequent weirdness of early-onset dementia, Girl From The North Country excels at making you forget it's even got the Dylan name above the door, it feels wholly original. Ciaran Hinds is especially affecting as Nick, Elizabeth's husband, the guesthouse proprietor stuck between caring for her, a doomed affair and threats from the bank.

Segueing from speech to song in the hands of these two and the rest of the company, I found it an utterly gorgeous and heartrending experience at the theatre, one I recommend for any fan of new theatre, Dylan fan or not.

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Girl From The North Country, Benedum Center, Pittsburgh

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Benedum Center: Closed Jan 14, 2024

After Tony-nominated run on Broadway and five-time Olivier award-nominated run in London, this critically acclaimed Public Theater production is headed out on tour! Conor McPherson's (book and director)...more info

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