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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY

Now showing, Closes 7 Oct 2017

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"It resembles nothing so much as a collection of meticulously rendered short stories, soaked in quiet melancholy. There's a faint shimmer of self-conscious American mythologizing – was poverty really ever so poetically elegant? – but no matter. Because then there's the music."

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world premiere

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.


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Dates

Previews from: 12 July 2017

Opening night: 12 July 2017

Booking through until: 7 October 2017

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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 catalogue with heartbreaking stories in a way that I fee more »

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