The cast and production Of Girl From The North Country are flawless, with orchestrations that transform Dylan’s songs into a rich multi-layered score that will haunt you with its beauty and sadness.
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Full casting has been announced for Bob Dylan and Conor McPherson’s musical Girl From The North Country which transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre.
While The Lady from the Sea dates back to 1888 and has been relocated to the 1950s, Ellida’s turmoil has a very modern feel as she struggles to find an identity for herself as an individual outside of her relationship to the men in her life.
If your view of Greek tragedy is that it should be interminable, histrionic, lyrical, grand and unfathomably disturbing, then this Antigone is not for you. But if you are open to the possibility that Greek tragedy can tap into the fears and troubles of any generation, then this is an irresistible production, compelling and disturbing.