Of Mice And Men Returns To Broadway After A 40 Year Hiatus For Limited Engagement Run With Three Film Stars Making Their Broadway Debuts

"Mice And Men" Returns to Broadway After 40 Years

James Franco

The classic John Steinbeck novel Of Mice and Men will come to the Broadway stage early next year in a new production starring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester. Anna D. Shapiro will direct the production, which will mark the first time that Of Mice and Men has been seen on Broadway in 40 years.

James Franco (Oz the Great and Powerful, 127 Hours) will take on the main role of George, while O'Dowd (Bridesmaids) will play his sweet but simple-minded friend Lennie. Meester (TV's Gossip Girl) will play Curley's wife.

Previews Begin March 19th, 2014

Of Mice and Men will start preview performances at the Longacre Theatre on March 19, 2014, with opening night scheduled for April 16. The production will be a limited engagement, playing until July 27. Tickets go on sale on January 11. Find out more information at OfMiceAndMenOnBroadway.com.