Girl From The North Country
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Girl From The North Country
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Girl From The North Country London Reviews and Tickets

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Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

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Conor McPherson’s Bob Dylan musical tells a story of family and love from America's heartland.

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Slow, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if You like Bob Dylan music

Don't see it if You don't like Bob Dylan music

Critic Reviews (6)

The Times (UK)
December 17th, 2019

If you’re a Bob Dylan fan, there is plenty to enjoy in this West End transfer. Beware of the structural flaws, though. The cast is so large that we only catch glimpses of their inner lives … we’re left wanting to know more.
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Time Out London
December 17th, 2019

McPherson’s book is a haunting slice of Depression-era Americana that draws not only on Dylan’s songbook but finds inspiration in the sad, vivid pages of authors like John Steinbeck.
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The Arts Desk
December 23rd, 2019

The jukebox musical is a challenge...yet here McPherson gives it a potent force by starkly delineating the kind of socio-economic conditions that produce blues and folk at their rawest.
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The Stage (UK)
February 1st, 2020

The narrative is patchy, the script has a tendency to run to cliché...But, like Dylan’s own artistic output, it transcends. It succeeds in being emotionally true and compelling.
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What's On Stage (UK)
December 17th, 2019

The overall soundscape is so beautiful...Perhaps the largest flaw is that despite a strong ensemble cast it's difficult to fully connect with any one story.
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The Telegraph (UK)
December 18th, 2019

Jesse Green of The New York Times calls this Critic's Pick "blazingly theatrical and thrillingly tense." Time Out cheers, “FOUR STARS! It's ingenious, poetic and unsettling." And The Hollywood Reporter raves, “PASS OVER is a powerfully imaginative drama that will shake up audiences, instantly tagging the playwright as a significant new voice.”
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