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‘It would be hard to find a better healing for difficult times’: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY – Touring ★★★★

In Musicals, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

This humbly immense, uniquely created show threw me for a loop five summers ago. Girl From the North Country is back on tour, via Oliviers and Broadway awards, with its miraculous marriage of poetic sensibility and hardscrabble humanity. It would be hard to find a better healing for difficult times.

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NEWS: Ian Rickson’s celebrated production of Uncle Vanya to receive cinema & broadcast release

In Films, London theatre, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases by Press Releases

Sonia Friedman Productions has announced that Ian Rickson’s highly-acclaimed production of Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of Uncle Vanya, forced to close in March when the West End went into lockdown, has been filmed on stage at the Harold Pinter Theatre in partnership with Angelica Films.

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NEWS: Brendan Coyle will star in new production of Conor McPherson’s St Nicholas at Donmar Warehouse’s studio space

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Brendan Coyle will star in the Donmar Warehouse production of St Nicholas, a chilling one-man play by Conor McPherson, directed by Simon Evans, marking the first time McPherson and Coyle have collaborated since The Weir, for which both received Olivier Awards.

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‘The darkest circumstances can bring the least-expected surprises’: THE NIGHT ALIVE – Brockley Jack Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Michael DavisLeave a Comment

Conor McPherson is one of my all-time favourite playwrights. Having made his name with plays such as The Weir, Port Authority and St Nicholas, The Night Alive in some ways harks back to his early plays such as Dublin Carol, with its working-class characters eeking out an existence as best they can.

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NEWS: Hamilton scoops seven Olivier Awards with top honours for The Ferryman & National Theatre too

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New American musical Hamilton collected seven Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and The Ferryman went home with three prizes at the Olivier Awards 2018, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours announced tonight (Sunday 8 April 2018) at London’s Royal Albert Hall hosted by Catherine Tate.