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Girl From The North Country @ The Old Vic

After Conor McPherson gained critical acclaim for his play The Weir, he is currently premiering a new play about a family in Minnesota in 1934, during The Great Depression at the Old Vic. 402 more words

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Girl From The North Country (Old Vic)

People have tried, mostly unsuccessfully I should add, to bring Nobel laureate Bob Dylan’s music to the stage a great many times over the years. Conor McPherson (no that’s not the guy who got beaten up by Floyd Mayweather) has written and directs this new work, with the approval of the Dylan camp, and brought to The Old Vic. 133 more words

Extra: That Dylan Play…

IT SEEMS THAT I HAVE TO GO TO THE THEATRE…
…which is not my favourite thing to do. But as two friends have opposite opinions on the play that uses Dylan songs throughout, it’s going to be necessary. 765 more words

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Review: Girl from the North Country

I’ll be honest: I really really wanted to see Mosquitoes. I queued twice to try to get tickets. But I was denied the two Olivias ( 478 more words

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"The Anxiety of Influence" on the London Stage

A few weeks ago, I was in London for theatre and food. While the nosh was delicious, it’s the stage that has remained in my mind, most particularly Jezz Butterworth’s… 1,678 more words

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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Old Vic, SE1

BOB AND CONOR: A NEW DIRECTION HOME…

Bob Dylan songs – from each of six decades – woven into a musical by Conor McPherson? At Dylan’s own suggestion? 811 more words

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First Look: Rehearsal images for Bob Dylan musical Girl from the North Country released

Rehearsal images have been released today for the world premiere of Girl from the North Country, an electrifying new work written and directed by Conor McPherson along with classic songs from Bob Dylan, and opens at The Old Vic on 26 July. 152 more words

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