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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Girl from the North Country’ by Conor McPherson, Music and Lyrics by Bob Dylan

Girl From The North Country, The Public Theater, Conor McPherson, Bob Dylan, Mare Winningham, Todd Almond, Stephen Bogardus, Jeannette Bayardelle, Sydney James Harcourt, Robert Joy, Marc Kudish Luba Mason, David Pittu, Colton Ryan, aitlin Houlahan

I cannot imagine any writer but Conor McPherson effectively providing such a dramatic flight path to Bob Dylan’s repertoire. The playwright’s eerie, atmospheric writing effectively implies connections between the material at hand and otherworldly realms. Dylan’s titular song is part of the hybrid McPherson musical Girl from the North Country, …

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Theatre Review (London’s West End): Harold Pinter’s ‘Art, Truth, and Politics’ with Mark Rylance

Mark Rylance performed Harold Pinter’s lecture 'Art, Truth, and Politics', a scathing critique of U.S. military actions, with an emphasis on actions by Ronald Reagan in Nicaragua and George W. Bush in Iraq.

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