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Of Mice and Men Stars James Franco, Leighton Meester & Chris O’Dowd Get a First Taste of Broadway

Of Mice and Men Stars James Franco, Leighton Meester & Chris O’Dowd Get a First Taste of Broadway
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James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and the cast of Broadway's Of Mice and Men meet the press on March 6, 2014 at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

Of Mice and Men Stars James Franco, Chris O’Dowd & Leighton Meester Snap Selfies on Steinbeck’s Birthday

Of Mice and Men Stars James Franco, Chris O’Dowd & Leighton Meester Snap Selfies on Steinbeck’s Birthday

Screen stars James Franco, Chris O’Dowd and Leighton Meester are all making their Broadway debuts in Of Mice and Men this spring, and judging by their Instagram and Twitter feeds, the trio is already hard at work preparing for their new roles. In honor of John Steinbeck’s 116th birthday on February 27, Franco, O’Dowd and Meester hit the books and ...

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Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco & Chris O'Dowd on Broadway

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco & Chris O'Dowd on Broadway

The full cast and creative team has been announced for Of Mice and Men on Broadway, starring the previously reported James Franco and Chris O’Dowd. Ron Cephas Jones, Alex Morf, Joel Marsh Garland, James McMenamin and Jim Ortlieb will all board the new mounting of the John Steinbeck classic. The show begins performances March 19 at the Longacre Theatre ...

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Get a First Look at Ranch Hands James Franco & Chris O’Dowd in New Poster For Broadway’s Of Mice and Men

Get a First Look at Ranch Hands James Franco & Chris O’Dowd in New Poster For Broadway’s Of Mice and Men

Broadway is betting the farm on screen stars James Franco and Chris O’Dowd! The Hollywood pair will make their Broadway debuts in John Steinbeck’s beloved drama Of Mice and Men this spring, and Entertainment Weekly has a first look at the two new buddies together for the first time in the production’s new poster. Franco (George) and O’Dowd (Lennie) will be ...

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Tony Winner Jim Norton Joins the Cast of Broadway's Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco & Chris O'Dowd

Tony Winner Jim Norton Joins the Cast of Broadway's Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco & Chris O'Dowd

Jim Norton is the first Great White Way favorite to join the starry cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. The Tony winner will play Candy, the old handyman who's left with only one hand after an accident, in the production. Starring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd and Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester, Of Mice ...

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Blair on Broadway!? Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester to Join James Franco & Chris O’Dowd in Of Mice and Men

Blair on Broadway!? Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester to Join James Franco & Chris O’Dowd in Of Mice and Men

Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester is swapping her Manhattan digs for a California ranch! The small screen favorite will make her Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men as Curley’s Wife. She will take the stage alongside previously announced stars James Franco and Chris O’Dowd, who are both also making their Broadway debuts. The new mounting of Steinbeck’s masterpiece begins ...

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Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco & Chris O'Dowd, Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

Of Mice and Men,  Starring James Franco & Chris O'Dowd, Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

George and Lennie have found a home on Broadway! A new revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, starring Oscar nominee James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, will begin performances March 19, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre. Directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County), the production will open officially on April 16 and play ...

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James Franco Confirms His Broadway Debut in Revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men with Chris O'Dowd

James Franco Confirms His Broadway Debut in Revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men with Chris O'Dowd

It's official! James Franco (a.k.a. the real-life version of The Energizer Bunny), along with Bridesmaids' Chris O'Dowd are officially going to make their Broadway debuts. According to Us Weekly, Franco confirmed that he and O'Dowd are planning to play George and Lennie, respectively, in a previously reported Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men, directed by Tony ...

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Bridesmaids' Chris O'Dowd 'Likely' to Star Opposite James Franco in Of Mice and Men on Broadway

Bridesmaids' Chris O'Dowd 'Likely' to Star Opposite James Franco in Of Mice and Men on Broadway

After appearing as the affable Rhodes in the 2011 hit film Bridesmaids, actor Chris O'Dowd's star has been on the rise, and now it looks like the actor will make his Broadway debut opposite Oscar nominee James Franco in Of Mice and Men. According to The New York Times, Franco will play George and O'Dowd is "still in negotiations" to ...

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James Franco to Make His Broadway Debut in Of Mice and Men Revival

James Franco to Make His Broadway Debut in Of Mice and Men Revival

James Franco is finally going to make his Broadway debut. The Oz the Great and Powerful star is planning to play George in a Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men, he revealed during a visit to The Colbert Report on March 5. No timeline, other cast and creative team members or theater have been revealed for the production at ...

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