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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.
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.
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