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Now showing, Closes 7 Oct 2017
"It works rather like a ritual or a church service in that there is dramatic dialogue, story and then you become airborne for a moment in the Bob Dylan music. It is very clever and unique. There's nothing really to compare it too."
Matthew Warchus, Artistic Director, Old VicBuy Tickets
Connor McPherson's newest work must be something very pretty impressive to gain permission from famously protective folk icon Bob Dylan to use his songs on stage, so it's no secret that this world premiere play with songs (not a musical!) is a much anticipated part of the Old Vic's 2017 season.
Set in depression era Duluth, Minnesota, the show follows a family balanced on the edge of poverty and dysfunction, buoyed by the strange assortment of drifters who stay in their guesthouse. For Nick Laine, enough is enough and now he's found a way out.
Previews from: 12 July 2017
Opening night: 12 July 2017
Booking through until: 7 October 2017
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 catalogue with heartbreaking stories in a way that I fee more »
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