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Ben Platt, James Van Der Beek, and More at Girl From the North Country Opening

The Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan musical stars Jay O. Sanders and Mare Winningham.

Jay O. Sanders, Mare Winningham, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, and Colton Ryan take their bow.
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Girl From the North Country celebrated its Broadway opening at the Belasco Theatre on Thursday, March 5.

The story of a down-on-its-luck community in Duluth, Minnesota, Girl From the North Country is written and directed by Conor McPherson, with a score culled from the catalogue of Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan.

The cast features Todd Almond, Jeannette Bayardelle, Jennifer Blood, Law Terrell Dunford, Matthew Frederick Harris, Caitlin Houlahan, Robert Joy, Tony nominee Marc Kudisch, Luba Mason, Ben Mayne, Matt McGrath, Tom Nelis, Colton Ryan, Jay O. Sanders, John Schiappa, Austin Scott, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Rachel Stern, Chiara Trentalange, Bob Walton, Chelsea Lee Williams, and Tony nominee Mare Winningham.


The musical had its American premiere at the Public Theater in 2018. It had its world premiere at London's Old Vic Theatre in 2017. Girl From the North Country has scenic and costume design by Rae Smith; orchestrations, arrangements, and music supervision by Simon Hale, with additional arrangements by Simon Hale and Conor McPherson; lighting design by Mark Henderson; sound design by Simon Baker; movement direction by Lucy Hind; and music direction by Marco Paguia.


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