Girl from the North Country is set in 1934 during the Great Depression in Duluth, Minnesota. The story unfolds at a guesthouse, owned by the struggling Laine family, where various guests seek shelter from life’s storms. Each character carries their own burden of hopes and regrets, and their lives intertwine in unexpected ways. Against the backdrop of Bob Dylan’s songs, the musical weaves a tapestry of human struggles, love, and resilience. Girl from the North Country is an exploration of the human condition, where souls search for solace, and the power of music connects hearts in troubled times.
Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)
Cast Size: 13
Setting: 1930s / USA (Minnesota)
Music/Lyrics: Bob Dylan
Book: Conor McPherson
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