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‘Showcasing the human spirit in the face of adversity’: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY – Touring ★★★★★

In Musicals, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Michael DavisLeave a Comment

The years following the 1929 Wall Street Crash left many Americans (and the rest of the world) facing economic hardship – a state of affairs that lasted right up until the Second World War. It doesn’t take much imagination to see the parallels between the events from nearly 100 years ago with what is happening today, with people trying to eke out a living during these depressed times. Esteemed playwright and director Conor McPherson uses this backdrop for the show Girl from the North Country, which is currently touring the UK at the moment.