Girl from the North Country returns to the West End. Tickets available now.
This stunning work by Conor McPherson is accompanied by the songs of Bob Dylan. The Girl from the North Country tickets are available now for the West End revival coming for a limited engagement to London’s Gielgud Theatre from December 2019 to January 2020. This Olivier Award-winning musical has enjoyed multiple sell-out runs and has the London theatre world on the edge of their seats, so make sure you book early to secure the best ticket prices!
Bob Dylan musical back in the West End!
Following a premiere at London’s Old Vic Theatre Girl from the North Country enjoyed a much-lauded transfer to the West End at the Noel Coward Theatre. It has recently been announced that the show will make the jump across the pond and for a Broadway transfer in 2020 at the Belasco Theatre. Prior to its American debut the electrifying musical featuring the classic songs of Bob Dylan will have a limited engagement in London.
What is the Girl from the North Country musical about?
Set in the Great Depression in Dylan’s hometown of Duluth, Minnesota, Conor McPherson’s Bob Dylan musical, Girl from the North Country, follows the Laine family who are in over their heads and struggling to keep a roof over their heads. They open their home to lost people who are down on their luck in an effort to make ends meet. Nick Laine is trying to keep everything and everyone afloat. His wife is struggling with dementia, his adoptive daughter is pregnant, his son has been jilted.
With everyone trying desperately to change their prospects and secure a stable future for themselves, Nick thinks he might have found a way to make it all work out in the end. Come find out just who the girl from the north country is.
What Dylan songs are in Girl from the North Country?
You can look forward to hearing some of your favourite Dylan songs in Girl from the North Country. In addition to the titular song, there are eighteen other Dylan songs featured during the play. You can look forward to hearing classics like "Slow Train", "Like A Rolling Stone", "Make You Feel My Love", "Hurricane" and "Forever Young". The songs are beautifully performed by on-stage musicians and the cast.
Listen to the Original London Cast Recording
Girl from the North Country West End cast
The Girl from the North Country London cast stars Anna-Jane Casey as Mrs Burke, Colin Bates as Gene Laine, David Ganly as Mr Burke, Donald Sage Mackay as Nick Laine, Ferdy Roberts as Dr Walker, Finbar Lynch as Reverend Marlowe, Gemma Sutton as Katherine Draper, Gloria Obianyo as Marianne, Katie Brayben as Elizabeth Laine, Rachel John as Mrs Nielsen, Shaq Taylor as Joe Scott, Sidney Kean as Mr Perry, and Steffan Harri as Elias Burke.
The cast is completed by ensemble members Alan Vicary, Daniel Bailey, David Haydn, Nicholle Cherrie, Simon Gordon, and Wendy Somerville.
Girl from the North Country London creative team
Girl from the North Country is written and directed by Conor McPherson and features music and lyrics by Bob Dylan; design by Rae Smith; lighting design by Mark Henderson; sound design by Simon Baker; orchestrations, arrangements, and musical supervision by Simon Hale; movement direction by Lucy Hind; associate direction by Kate Budgen; and resident direction by Jessica Daniels.
Girl from the North Country background and development
Olivier Award-winning Irish playwright Conor McPherson created Girl from the North Country after being approached by Bob Dylan’s office about writing a piece based on Dylan’s songs. The writer is known for his stage works such as The Weir, The Dance of Death, The Night Alive. In addition to his work in theatre, McPherson is also an award-winning screenwriter and director. He has enjoyed great critical acclaim with films like I Went Down, Saltwater and The Eclipse. He has also written the screen adaptations of the Artemis Fowl books for Disney.
Be sure to catch Girl from the North Country in London's West End!
If you want to see Girl from the North Country then you need to act quickly as it will be in London for a very limited time. Book your theatre tickets for Girl from the North Country now to guarantee you’ll have a chance to see this new masterpiece before it leaves the West End.