From Romeo and Juliet to Of Mice and Men, A Look at the 2013-14 Season: The Play Revivals

By Playbill Staff
18 Apr 2014

Show: Of Mice and Men
Theatre: Longacre Theatre
Preview: March 19
Opening: April 16
Closing: July 27
Creators: Written by John Steinbeck. Direction by Anna D. Shapiro.
Original Principal Cast: James Franco as George, Chris O'Dowd as Lennie, Leighton Meester as Curley's Wife, Jim Norton as Candy, Ron Cephas Jones as Crooks, Alex Morf as Curley, Joel Marsh Garland and James McMenamin as Whit.
Synopsis: Adapted from his own novel, John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, according to press notes, is an "essential adventure, an inspirational portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship. Of Mice and Men tells the story of George (James Franco) and Lennie (Chris O'Dowd), an unlikely pair of friends drifting from job to job across the farms and fields of California, holding fast to their dream of one day having an acre of land they can call their own."

Check out photos from Of Mice and Men's opening night on Broadway.

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