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25 August – 3 September

Multi award-winning hit musical Girl From The North Country by Conor McPherson, with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is coming to Canberra in August 2022.

Since opening at the Old Vic in London, Girl From The North Country has taken the theatrical world by storm, and is now one of the most critically acclaimed productions of the 21st century. A universal story about family and love, this award-winning Broadway musical features over 20 songs from legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan including 'Hurricane', 'Like a Rolling Stone', 'To Make You Feel My Love' and 'Forever Young', all beautifully reimagined as you’ve never heard them before. Travel back to 1934 Minnesota, where a group of wanderers cross paths at a guesthouse. Standing at a turning point in their lives, they realise nothing is what it seems, but as they search for a future, and hide from the past, they find themselves facing unspoken truths about the present. Written and directed by multi award-winner Conor McPherson (The Weir; The Seafarer). Starring stage and screen icon Lisa McCune alongside Peter Kowitz (Janet King) and Helpmann Award winners Peter Carroll, Helen Dallimore and Greg Stone. Hailed “A TRIUMPH!” (Washington Post), this uplifting story of American life promises to be the theatrical event of 2022. “A stellar cast making magic with the immortal music of Bob Dylan - this production simply shines” – Adelaide Advertiser  “A Broadway revelation” – Chicago Tribune  “Everything in this exquisite Broadway musical is perfect. The marriage of Conor McPherson’s storytelling and Bob Dylan’s sharp song writing is a perfect fit.” – Daily Beast “Magically speaks to the soul” – The Australian

Show details:

Synopsis

25 August – 3 September

Multi award-winning hit musical Girl From The North Country by Conor McPherson, with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is coming to Canberra in August 2022.

Since opening at the Old Vic in London, Girl From The North Country has taken the theatrical world by storm, and is now one of the most critically acclaimed productions of the 21st century.

A universal story about family and love, this award-winning Broadway musical features over 20 songs from legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan including ‘Hurricane’, ‘Like a Rolling Stone’, ‘To Make You Feel My Love’ and ‘Forever Young’, all beautifully reimagined as you’ve never heard them before.

Travel back to 1934 Minnesota, where a group of wanderers cross paths at a guesthouse. Standing at a turning point in their lives, they realise nothing is what it seems, but as they search for a future, and hide from the past, they find themselves facing unspoken truths about the present.

Written and directed by multi award-winner Conor McPherson (The Weir; The Seafarer). Starring stage and screen icon Lisa McCune alongside Peter Kowitz (Janet King) and Helpmann Award winners Peter Carroll, Helen Dallimore and Greg Stone.

Hailed “A TRIUMPH!” (Washington Post), this uplifting story of American life promises to be the theatrical event of 2022.

“A stellar cast making magic with the immortal music of Bob Dylan – this production simply shines” – Adelaide Advertiser 

“A Broadway revelation” – Chicago Tribune 

“Everything in this exquisite Broadway musical is perfect. The marriage of Conor McPherson’s storytelling and Bob Dylan’s sharp song writing is a perfect fit.” – Daily Beast

“Magically speaks to the soul” – The Australian

Dates

Thursday 25 August, 7.30pm

Friday 26 August, 7.30pm

Saturday 27 August, 1.30pm & 7.30pm

Sunday 28 August, 1pm

Tuesday 30 August, 7.30pm

Wednesday 31 August, 7.30pm

Thursday 1 September, 1.30pm (School Performance, followed by a post-show Q&A with various cast / creatives) & 7.30pm

Friday 2 September, 7.30pm

Saturday 3 September, 1.30pm (Tactile Tour, Live Captioning & Audio Described) & 7.30pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
GWB Entertainment & Damien Hewitt

CATEGORY:
Musical Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 150 minutes, including interval. Please note there is a lockout. Patrons will be admitted during a suitable break in the performance.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains coarse language and may contain strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children ages 14+.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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Additional Information:
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Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

What else are we doing to keep you safe?

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