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Girl from the North Country

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160 pages1 hour

Summary

• World premiere in the spring of 2017 at The Old Vic theatre in London

• Includes 16 Dylan songs, including classics like: "Just Like A Woman, Like a Rolling Stone, I Want You, Ballad of a Thin Man, Slow Train Coming, Love Sick, and Forever Young"

• He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame.

• The Pulitzer Prize jury in 2008 awarded him a special citation for "his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power."

• In May 2012, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

• In 2016, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".

• Conor McPherson is hailed by the New York Times as “quite possibly the finest playwright of his generation”

• His play The Weir won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play for 1999.

• One of the most popular Irish playwrights in the U.S.

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