Girl From The North Country

by Handy Mag

The Double Olivier and Tony Award-Winning West End and Broadway smash-hit comes to York for the first time.

Written and directed by Conor McPherson. Music and lyrics by Bob Dylan.

elebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) boldly reimagines the legendary songs of Bob Dylan, like you’ve never heard them before, in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY. An uplifting and universal story about family and love, hailed by the Observer as the ‘NO.1 THEATRE SHOW OF THE YEAR’.

It’s 1934 in the heartland of America and we meet a group of wayward souls who cross paths in a time-weathered guesthouse. Standing at a turning point in their lives, they realize 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.

Now audiences in York have the chance to experience this ‘magnificent’ (Standard), ‘astonishing’ (Guardian) and ‘piercingly beautiful’ (Independent) production brought vividly to life on the York Theatre Royal stage by an extraordinary company of actors and musicians.

“A show that transports the soul. Incredible” Times

“Powerful, affecting and original.” Sunday Express

“Conor McPherson weaves magic with Bob Dylan’s songs” The Observer

“It’s original, beautiful and moving. “21 songs from Dylan’s back catalogue, in brilliantly unexpected arrangements” Financial Times

Tickets from £15. Book now at or by calling the York Theatre Royal Box Office on 01904 623568.  

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