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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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Theater Review (Westport, CT): Philip Hernandez Inspires as the ‘Man of La Mancha’ at Westport Country Playhouse

Philip Hernandez as the 'Man of La Mancha'

Director Mark Lamos is to be congratulated on imbuing this show with new life and purpose in these trying times. The final moments of this 'Man of La Mancha' present a stark tableau of some of the challenges facing us, including the red-hooded specter of intolerance, images of the falsely imprisoned, and the continued abuse and subjugation of women.

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