The Verdict: Critics Review Of Mice and Men Starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd

The Verdict   The Verdict: Critics Review Of Mice and Men Starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd
The Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, which marks the Main Stem debuts of co-stars James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, officially opened on Broadway April 16 at the Longacre Theatre.
James Franco
James Franco Photo by Richard Phibbs

In addition to Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Franco and O'Dowd, the cast also features Tony winner Jim Norton, Leighton Meester, Ron Cephas Jones, Alex Morf, Joel Marsh Garland, James McMenamin, Jim Ortlieb and Jim Parrack.

The American classic, which has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years, is directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro.

The critics have filed their reviews and has collected them for our readers. will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.


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For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit A limited number of $35 student tickets (inclusive of a $2 facility fee) are available for each performance when the box office opens for that day's performance(s) with student identification. Patrons are limited to one ticket per person.

The Longacre Theatre box office is located at 220. W. 48th Street.

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