Posts Tagged ‘Conor McPherson’

Review of the English Touring Theatre production of THE WEIR by Conor McPherson. (LINKED). This is on tour, seen here at Poole Lighthouse. The play won the 1999 Best New Play Award, and is rated by Michael Billington as one of his 100 Greatest Plays. An excellent production.

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Irish playwright Conor McPherson was approached by Bob Dylan’s people and offered the chance to write a play with whichever Dylan songs he wanted to use. The result is Girl From The North Country, (LINKED) at the Old Vic, London. Twenty Dylan songs, a cast of 19. Brilliant new arrangements and some unexpected choices. Also a great play.
The picture is “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” which opens Act 2. The best evening of Dylan music you’ll see nowadays!

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