The American classic, which has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years, will be directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro. Previews begin March 19. Opening night is set for April 16 at the at the Longacre Theatre.
In addition to Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Franco as George, O'Dowd as Lenny and Meester as Curley’s Wife, the cast will feature Tony winner Jim Norton, Ron Cephas Jones, Alex Morf, Joel Marsh Garland, James McMenamin, Jim Ortlieb and Jim Parrack.
Here's a look at the cast getting in the literary spirit for Steinbeck's birthday.
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