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1934. A time-weathered guesthouse in the heartland of America. Only a song can shake off the dust for one group of wayward souls-and old dreams may hold the promise of new beginnings. As they pass in and out of each other's lives, their stories awaken with passion, fury and extraordinary beauty.
Reimagining the music of Bob Dylan as roof-raising ensemble pieces and soul-stirring solos, celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) writes and directs this heartbreaking and universal story about family and love. Hailed by the Observer as the 'NO.1 THEATRE SHOW OF THE YEAR' audiences now have the chance once again to experience this 'magnificent' (Standard), 'astonishing' (Guardian) and 'piercingly beautiful' (Independent) production brought vividly to life by an extraordinary company of actors and musicians.
Age restrictionTo be confirmed.
Running time2hr 30min (including interval)
Performance dates10 December 2019 - 1 February 2020.
ContentThis show contains swearing, gun shots, herbal cigarette smoking and mature subject matter.
Latecomers can only be admitted at 7 minutes and 25 minutes into the performance otherwise admittance is not possible.
News / Casting / New Shows + Transfers
Girl from the North Country returns to West End ahead of Broadway transfer
It has been announced that Girl from the North Country will be coming to Delfont Mackintosh theatres’ Gielgud Theatre for a limited season before its transfer to Broadway. The show will return to the West End from 10 December 2019 to 1 February 2020 between runs at the Royal Alexandria Theatre, Toronto and New York’s Belasco Theater. Tickets for Girl from the North Country will be on sale Monday, 24 June.
21 Jun, 2019 | By Sarah Gengenbach
News / Broadway
Girl From The North Country featuring Bob Dylan's greatest hits to run on Broadway next year
Bob Dylan musical Girl From The North Country is set to transfer to New York's Belasco Theater in February 2020, it has been confirmed. The Broadway transfer comes after an acclaimed Off-Broadway run at the Public Theater in New York (2018) and after two highly successful runs in London, including the world premiere at The Old Vic Theatre (2017) and a highly lauded run at the West End's Noel Coward Theatre (2017-2018). The original London production was nominated for five Olivier Awards and won two, including Best Actress in a Musical for Shirley Henderson and Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical for Sheila Atim, which is enough to make even the legendary John Gielgud proud. Many London theatre fans felt the award-winning musical ended too prematurely and a Girl From The North Country revival remains on many West End Wish Lists.
19 Jun, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
Girl from the North Country in 250 words
Girl From the North Country is the relentlessly melancholy story of a group of people living in America in the 1930s. The production (which feels like more of a play with music than a musical per se), is atmospheric and intimate, but ultimately misses the mark.
14 Feb, 2018 | By Harriet Wilson
5 Reasons to See Girl from the North Country
There is always something exciting about the West End in the beginning of the year. With Christmas over and done with and there is a treat for all the lovers coming up very soon, something is needed to bridge the gap in theatreland. In situ for a spell at the delightful Noel Coward Theatre, Girl from the North Country is receiving rave reviews and leaving theatre-goers spellbound.
7 Feb, 2018 | By Kay Johal
Girl from the North Country
Girl from the North Country, a cleverly crafted musical, presents us with multi-layered interrelated stories about the lives of people renting rooms in a boarding house in 1934 Minnesota. Writer-Director Conor McPherson’s intelligently written script encompasses at least 10 life-changing issues in the lives of the guests living and passing through the boarding house including: Jim Crow racism, The Great Depression, Mental illness including depression, Child abuse, Living with and caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, Adultery, Childhood Trauma, Teen Pregnancy, alcohol and drug misuse and addiction, and parent-carers of an adult child with severe learning disabilities.
26 Jan, 2018 | By Sandra Howell
Everything You Need To Know About Girl from the North Country
I’m sure that you’ve been hearing murmurs about the world premiere of Girl from the North Country, the engaging new piece from esteemed playwright Conor McPherson featuring classic songs from Bob Dylan, but what is it all about?
14 Jun, 2017 | By Sarah Gengenbach