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Girl from the North Country

A story of American life in the Great Depression centred on a guest house and a community living on a knife-edge.

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Girl from the North Country

Date: 5 Oct 2021

A story of American life in 1934 Minnesota, Girl from the North Country centres on a community living on a knife-edge in the local guesthouse: the owner, Nick, owes more money than he can ever repay, his wife Elizabeth’s mind is slowly deteriorating and their daughter Marianne is carrying a child no-one will account for.

And, when a preacher selling bibles, and a boxer looking for a comeback turn up in the middle of the night, things start to spiral beyond the point of no return.

Written by Conor McPherson and featuring reimagined songs by Bob Dylan, including Hurricane, I Want You, Slow Train Coming, Lay Lady Lay and Like A Rolling StoneGirl From The Country stars Lisa McCune (King And I, South Pacific), Zahra Newman, Terence CrawfordHelen Dallimore and Peter Carroll.

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