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Friday, May 20, 2022

Girl From The North Country

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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.

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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), and starring stage and screen icon Lisa McCune (Blue Healers), Peter Kowitz (Janet King) and Helpmann Award winners Peter Carroll, Helen Dallimore and Greg Stone.

girl from the north country

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

As our readers would expect, the Toorak Times and conjunction with TAGG, sent our resident photographer to the media call earlier this week and excitement was buzzing in the air over the Melbourne CBD!

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OPENING in Melbourne tonight, the Comedy Theatre is set to play host to a star studded red carpet of guests expected to include the likes of Lord Mayor Sally Capp, Carrillo Gantner AC, Bert LeBonte, Kat Stewart, Alison Whyte, Catherine McClements, Sammy J, Jane Harber, Amanda Harrison, Bobby Fox, Heidi Arena, Diane Glenn, Alison Bell, Nadine Garner, Tamsin Carroll, Denise Scott, Debra Lawrence, Michela Banas, Toby Truslove, Ali McGregor, Rhonda Burchmore and TV/Radio Personalities; Tom Gleisner, Georgia Love, Mary Gearin, Jane Bunn, Madeleine Slattery, Yvie Jones, Tottie Goldsmith, Paul Kennedy, Brian Nankervis, Mike Perso, Craig Huggins, Santo Cilauro, Patricia Karvelas.