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The West End transfer of Girl From the North Country officially opened January 11 at the Noël Coward Theatre. The new musical from Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan began performances in the West End December 29, 2017, after playing the Old Vic last fall.

Drawing on Dylan’s iconic songbook, the story brings to life the tales of a local community on the brink of change in Dylan’s hometown of Duluth, Minnesota, in 1934.

Read reviews for the West End production below:

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The Arts Desk (Marianka Swain)

Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

The Times (Dominic Maxwell)

The Stage (Natasha Tripney)

Playbill will continue to update with reviews as they are published.

Girl From the North Country is written and directed by McPherson with music and lyrics by Dylan.

The production is scheduled to play through March 31.

Returning to the show from the world premiere are Sheila Atim as Marianne, Bronagh Gallagher as Mrs. Burke, Shirley Henderson as Elizabeth, Ciarán Hinds as Nick, Claudia Jolly as Katherine, Arinzé Kene as Joe Scott, Debbie Kurup as Mrs. Neilsen, Sam Reid as Gene Laine, and Jack Shalloo as Elias.

They are joined by new cast members David Ganly as Mr. Burke, Adam James as Dr. Walker, Karl Johnson as Mr. Perry, and Tim McMullan as Reverend Walker, as well as ensemble members Hannah Azuonye, Mary Doherty, and Emmanuel Kojo.


First Look at The Old Vic’s Production of Girl From North Country

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