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"An indomitable talent!" - South End News
"A thoroughly enjoyable evening! McGovern is just good company. Expert vocals — McGovern is blessed with a wonderful instrument and a consummate technique to match." - The Hub Review
"Maureen McGovern has enormous vocal prowess and personal charm. What's here is gold!" - EdgeBoston.com

Grammy Award winner and pop icon Maureen McGovern's moving musical memoir chronicles the hope-filled years of the 1960s, through the dark years of Vietnam, Watergate, and the Civil Rights Movement, the AIDS crisis, and on to today and the hope of a better tomorrow. Best known for her breakout hit, the Academy Award-winning "The Morning After," McGovern returns to her roots as a folk singer as she performs the classic songs The New York Times has dubbed "the second half of the Great American Songbook," including Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are a-Changin,'" Carole King's "You've Got a Friend," The Beatles' "Let it Be," Joni Mitchell's "All I Want," Paul Simon's "America," Laura Nyro's "And When I Die," and many more.

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"Road has surprising potency! It's easy to see why McGovern is such a highly regarded performer! Her voice remains powerful, supple, and expressive. Maureen McGovern knows how to navigate a song’s emotional peaks and valleys and how to woo and win an audience. When you hear her deliver these songs, it’s a reminder of how much they deserve to live on." - The Boston Globe
"Maureen McGovern has a voice like no other. I'm in love with that woman's voice! An extraordinary story. She works the music in beautifully to her own biography. I'd never heard these songs like I heard them until they came out of her mouth and were put in the context of her life." - Jared Bowen, WGBH's 'Greater Boston'
"An indomitable talent!" - South End News
"A thoroughly enjoyable evening! McGovern is just good company. Expert vocals — McGovern is blessed with a wonderful instrument and a consummate technique to match." - The Hub Review
"Maureen McGovern has enormous vocal prowess and personal charm. What's here is gold!" - EdgeBoston.com
"Maureen McGovern has some pipes. Her ability to sing will stay with you after A Long and Winding Road. - Fenway News
"Beautifully sung! The fun is infectious." - The Washington Post
"A captivating musical scrapbook from the 1960s to the early '70s. Ms. McGovern is blessed with a vocal technique second to none." - The New York Times
"A remarkably strong and soulful voice! A deeply personal and inspirational performance by one of the nation's best vocal stylists." - DC Theatre Scene
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  • A Road Well-Traveled

    From The Boston Globe, October 11, 2009: "If a disaster took place on celluloid in the early 1970s, it seemed that Maureen McGovern was there and ready to offer comfort with a song...

Artists

  • Maureen McGovern Performer, Co-Writer Maureen McGovern
  • Philip Himberg Director, Co-Writer Philip Himberg
  • Jeffrey Harris Music Director Jeffrey Harris
  • Cristina Todesco Scenic Designer Cristina Todesco
  • Charles Schoonmaker Costume Designer Charles Schoonmaker
  • David Lander Lighting Designer David Lander
  • Maya Ciarrochi Projection Designer Maya Ciarrochi
  • Ben Emerson Sound Designer Ben Emerson
  • Kathryn Most Production Stage Manager Kathryn Most

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