The acclaimed musical Girls From North Country is set to close on Broadway at the Belasco Theater on January 23. The new musical will close with 31 previews and 117 regular performances.
Girls From North Country to close!
Girls From North Country originally opened on March 5, 2020, but closed just a week later due to New York’s COVID restrictions. The production reopened on October 13, 2021. The production is currently in advanced conversations with the Schubert organization to reopen in the spring. Featuring a book by director Conor McPherson and music from Bob Dylan’s catalog, the musical showcases a Duluth, Minn. A slice of life in the neighborhood, where the Laine family runs a rundown guesthouse.
The cast currently consists of Todd Almond, Colin Bates, Jeannette Bayardelle, Jennifer Blood, Alex Joseph Grayson, Matthew Frederick Harris, Caitlin Houlahan, Robert Joy, Tony nominee Marc Kudisch, Luba Mason, Ben Mayne, Matt McGrath, Tom Nelis, Jay O. Sanders, John Schiappa, Austin Scott, Housso Semon, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Edward Staudenmayer, Rachel Stern, Anastasia Talley, Chiara Trentalange, Bob Walton, Aidan Wharton, Chelsea Lee Williams, and Tony nominee and two-time Emmy winner Mare Winningham.
Tristan Baker and Charlie Parsons said: “Work on Broadway was an incredible and wonderful experience. We thank you for the unwavering commitment to our excellent cast and crew, tenacity, and professionalism. provide everyone the best night program. we are very grateful to our fans and the Broadway community welcomed us with open arms. we really believe in this program and look forward to seeing it in Schubert’s another house in spring
Girl from the North Country features landscape and costume design by Rae Smith; arrangement, arrangement and music supervision by Simon Hale, with additional arrangements by Hale and McPherson; lighting design by Mark Henderson; sound design by Simon Baker; Lucy Hind; and music direction by Marco Paguia. Originating from The Old Vic in London, the musical has also performed at the West End and the New York Public Theatre in Toronto. It is currently performing in Sydney, Australia.
Broadway production by Tristan Baker & Charlie Parsons for Runaway Entertainment, Steven Lappin, Sony Music Entertainment/Sony ATV, David Mirvish, Len Blavatnik, The Dodgers, Eric & Marsi Gardiner, Dianne Roberts, John Gore Organization, Nederlander Presentations, Inc., Tommy Mottola, Independent Presenters Network, Rod Kaats, Diana DiMenna, Mary Beth O’Connor, Barbara H. Freitag, Patrick Catullo, Aaron Lustbader serve as executive producers.
“Girl From the North Country is an important part of this season,” added Robert E. Wankel, chairman, and CEO of The Shubert Organization. “We have always been supportive of this show. So, we are excited about bringing it to another theatre in the spring.”
Credits: playbill.com; newyorktheatreguide.com
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