Description - Girl from the North Country by Bob Dylan
* 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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(197mm x 127mm x mm)
Theatre Communications Group
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
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Author Biography - Bob Dylan
Conor McPherson was born in Dublin in 1971. His best-known works include The Weir (1999 Olivier Award for Best New Play), Dublin Carol, The Seafarer (Tony nomination for Best Play), Shining City (Tony nomination for Best Play) and Port Authority. The Night Alive was awarded Best Play by the New York Drama Critics' Circle. One of Ireland's leading playwrights, his work has been produced throughout the UK and US. Bob Dylan is an American songwriter, singer, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Dylan has won many awards throughout his career including the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," twelve Grammy Awards, one Academy Award and one Golden Globe Award. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame.