Review: Girl From The North Country is Hauntingly Beautiful

November 12, 2021, 10:38.38 am ET  

Review: Girl From The North Country is Hauntingly Beautiful
Photo: Matthew Muphy                                                                              

By Brian Scott Lipton

The world is full of natural, if not altogether obvious, matches. (Think chocolate and peanut butter, perhaps.) Now, add to that list the great Irish playwright Conor McPherson and the singular American songwriter (and Nobel laureate) Bob Dylan. Their seemingly disparate sensibilities have come together to create one of the most haunting – and hauntingly beautiful -- musicals I’ve ever seen, “Girl from the North Country,” which has arrived at Broadway’s Belasco Theater after a multi-year journey from the UK and NYC’s Public Theater (where it earned the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical). Read Full Review

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