Broadway's Of Mice and Men Marquee Revealed
A revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men begins previews March 19 on Broadway. The production will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Tony winner Jim Norton and Leighton Meester. The American classic, which has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years, will be directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro. Opening night is set for April 16.
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Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.