The play, based on Steinbeck's novel, will be directed by Pat Diamond. Vincent Allocca, James Broderick, Elizabeth A. Davis, General Fermon Judd Jr., Eirik Gislason, Jason Grossman, Matthew Floyd Miller (Broadway's Not About Nightingales, The Invention of Love), Trip Plymale (The Robber Bridegroom on Broadway), Justin Swain and Douglas Taurel will star. According to press notes, "Set against the backdrop of the Great Depression, John Steinbeck's masterpiece tells the story of two migrant workers who find employment on a California ranch and finally seem to be within reach of having a home to call their own. But 'the best laid schemes o' mice and men' begin to unravel, forcing ordinary people to make profound choices."
The design team will feature Scott Bolman (light designer), David M. Lawson (sound designer) and Christie Carroll (costume designer).
Performances are Wednesday to Saturday at 8 PM with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 PM. Tickets are $18. For tickets and information visit www.Smarttix.com or call (212) 868-4444. Urban Stages is located at 259 West 30th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues.