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Conor McPherson

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director, Additional Arrangements
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Writer[Replacement]
Director
 
[West End, 2014]
Playwright
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director

Writing

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Bookwriter
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Adaptor

Photos

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13: Chloe Bailey and Conor McPherson  Photo

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13: Chloe Bailey and Conor McPherson

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Date:
10/14/2021
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13: Chloe Bailey and Conor McPherson  Photo

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13: Chloe Bailey and Conor McPherson

From: 
Date:
10/14/2021
Conor McPherson and Kimber Sprawl  Photo

Conor McPherson and Kimber Sprawl

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Date:
03/06/2020

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Director, Additional Arrangements

[West End, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Writer[Replacement]

Director

[West End, 2014]
Playwright

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director

[West End, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director

Writing
Playwright
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Bookwriter
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Adaptor

Conor McPherson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Book of a Musical
Conor McPherson, Girl From The North Country
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Direction of a Musical
Conor McPherson, Girl From The North Country
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Conor McPherson, Girl from the North Country
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Play
Conor McPherson, The Night Alive
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Direction of a Play
Conor McPherson, The Seafarer
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Play
Conor McPherson, The Seafarer
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best New Play
Conor McPhersonThe Seafarer
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Play
Conor McPherson, Shining City
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1997 - Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright Gold Star
Conor McPhersonThe Weir

Conor McPherson News

BWW Interview: Tony Nominee Jeannette Bayardelle Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Ro Photo BWW Interview: Tony Nominee Jeannette Bayardelle Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Role, Tony Performance & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

BroadwayWorld spoke with Jeannette Bayardelle, who stars as Mrs. Nielsen in Girl From the North Country, about her first Tony nomination, what she's most looking forward to at this year's Tony Awards, and more!

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Announces Live Capture Photo GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Announces Live Capture
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Today, the Tony Nominated Broadway musical Girl From The North Country announced that the production was professionally captured prior to its re-opening on April 29th for future use.

VIDEO: 'ER' Star Anthony Edwards Makes Broadway Musical Debut as Dr. Walker in GIRL F Photo VIDEO: 'ER' Star Anthony Edwards Makes Broadway Musical Debut as Dr. Walker in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

‚ÄúER‚ÄĚ star Anthony Edwards took to the stage on Friday evening in his Broadway musical debut as ‚ÄúDr. Walker‚ÄĚ in the recently Tony Nominated musical Girl From The North Country. With several members of the company out of the show due to COVID, Edwards stepped in at the last moment, and after only an hour of rehearsal time, to ensure that the show would go on. He starred opposite his wife, Mare Winningham, who was recently nominated for a Tony Award for her role.

Terry Nemeth, Publisher of Theatre Communications Group, to Retire Photo Terry Nemeth, Publisher of Theatre Communications Group, to Retire
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

‚Äč‚ÄčTheatre Communications Group, the national organization for theatre, announced that publisher Terry Nemeth will be retiring in the fall of 2022. For almost 40 years, Nemeth has led TCG‚Äôs publishing programs, including TCG Books and¬†American Theatre¬†magazine.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run Photo GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Last night,¬†Girl From The North Country¬†hosted a special performance and gala to celebrate their third time opening on Broadway, as well as their seven Tony Award nominations, including ‚ÄúBest New Musical.‚Ä̬†

Photos: Colton Ryan, Bernadette Peters & More Arrive at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY R Photo Photos: Colton Ryan, Bernadette Peters & More Arrive at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Re-Opening Night Gala
by Bruce Glikas - May 13, 2022

Girl From the North Country, which temporarily closed on January 23 with the promise of returning this spring, returned for a limited engagement, April 29-June 19 at the Belasco Theatre.

Photos: On the Red Carpet of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Re-Opening Night Gala Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Re-Opening Night Gala
by Bruce Glikas - May 13, 2022

Girl From the North Country, which temporarily closed on January 23 with the promise of returning this spring, returned for a limited engagement, April 29-June 19 at the Belasco Theatre.

Full Casting Announced For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Dublin and UK Tour Photo Full Casting Announced For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Dublin and UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022

Full casting is today announced for the award-winning smash-hit production of Girl From  The North Country, written and directed by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The  Weir, The Seafarer) with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan.

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Chronicles Their Journey on Broadway Photo VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Chronicles Their Journey on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

Girl From The North Country, nominated yesterday for 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, just released a new video that chronicles their journey on Broadway.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Will Embark on North American Tour in 2023 Photo GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Will Embark on North American Tour in 2023
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Today, it was announced that the North American Tour of the acclaimed Girl From The North Country, nominated for 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will have its technical rehearsals and tour premiere at Hennepin Theatre Trust's historic Orpheum Theatre in the Fall of 2023. 

Conor McPherson Videos

VIDEO: 'ER' Star Anthony Edwards Makes Broadway Musical Debut as Dr. Walker in GIRL F VideoVIDEO: 'ER' Star Anthony Edwards Makes Broadway Musical Debut as Dr. Walker in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

‚ÄúER‚ÄĚ star Anthony Edwards took to the stage on Friday evening in his Broadway musical debut as ‚ÄúDr. Walker‚ÄĚ in the recently Tony Nominated musical Girl From The North Country. With several members of the company out of the show due to COVID, Edwards stepped in at the last moment, and after only an hour of rehearsal time, to ensure that the show would go on. He starred opposite his wife, Mare Winningham, who was recently nominated for a Tony Award for her role.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run VideoGIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Last night,¬†Girl From The North Country¬†hosted a special performance and gala to celebrate their third time opening on Broadway, as well as their seven Tony Award nominations, including ‚ÄúBest New Musical.‚Ä̬†

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Chronicles Their Journey on Broadway VideoVIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Chronicles Their Journey on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

Girl From The North Country, nominated yesterday for 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, just released a new video that chronicles their journey on Broadway.

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast Spreads Holiday Cheer With 'Winter Wonderland VideoVIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast Spreads Holiday Cheer With 'Winter Wonderland' Performance
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

The Broadway cast of Girl From The North Country recently celebrated their 2022 Grammy nomination for Best Musical Theater Album and the holiday season with 1067LiteFM's Christine Nagy. The cast got together to spread some holiday cheer with an outdoor performance of 'Winter Wonderland.'

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Celebrates its Grammy Nomination VideoVIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Celebrates its Grammy Nomination
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Girl From the North Country was among the nominees for the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album.

VIDEO: THE GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast on the Importance of Thanksgiving VideoVIDEO: THE GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast on the Importance of Thanksgiving
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021

The Girl From the North Country has released a new video featuring members of the cast discussing the importance of Thanksgiving.

Exclusive: Listen to Todd Almond Sing the Title Song From A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS VideoExclusive: Listen to Todd Almond Sing the Title Song From A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021

Ghostlight Records will release Todd Almond’s debut holiday album A Pony for Christmas in streaming and digital formats on Friday, November 19. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first listen of the title song, performed by and with music and lyrics by Todd Almond.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 15, 2021

The cast of Girl From The North Country appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform a medley of Bob Dylan classics, including 'Hurricane', 'License to Kill', and 'Slow Train'.

VIDEO: Go Inside GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Reopening Jam Session, Finale Number & VideoVIDEO: Go Inside GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Reopening Jam Session, Finale Number & More!
by Team BWW - Oct 14, 2021

Girl From The North Country is pressing on with Broadway performances! The new show by  playwright Conor McPherson just reopened at the Belasco Theatre, where the company celebrated with a special jam session outside of the theatre. Plus, watch as the company shares a letter from Bob Dylan during the curtain call, and as they perform the show's poignant file, 'Pressing On.'

VIDEO: Hangin' on 44th Street with GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Austin Scott & Kimbe VideoVIDEO: Hangin' on 44th Street with GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Austin Scott & Kimber Elayne Sprawl
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 13, 2021

On Friday, February 7, 2020 Girl From the North Country began performances at the Belasco Theatre for just a brief stint before Broadway shut down weeks later. A year an a half has passed and tonight, the cast will finally sing again when the show reopens on Broadway. Watch as Scott and Sprawl chat more about getting ready to bring the show back!


Conor McPherson Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Conor McPherson written?
Conor McPherson has written 12 shows including St. Nicholas (Playwright), The Weir (Playwright), This Lime Tree Bower (Playwright), Dublin Carol (Playwright), Shining City (Playwright), The Seafarer (Playwright), Port Authority (Playwright), The Veil (Playwright), The Night Alive (Playwright), The Birds (Playwright), Girl From the North Country (Bookwriter), The Dance of Death (Adaptor).

What awards has Conor McPherson been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Girl From The North Country , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Girl From The North Country , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Girl from the North Country , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Night Alive , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Seafarer , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Seafarer , Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for The Seafarer Best Play (Tony Awards) for Shining City and Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright (Evening Standard Awards) for The Weir .

What awards has Conor McPherson won?
Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright (Evening Standard Awards) for The Weir.