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Old 09-14-2014, 04:17 AM
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Curley's wife | Of Mice and Men on Broadway S&S #4: Leighton felt so strongly for the role that she wrote about her experience

OF MICE AND MEN
on Broadway
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SYNOPSIS
Of Mice and Men is a novella written by John Steinbeck and first published 1937. The novella set during The
Great Depression on a ranch in California centers around the intelligent but uneducated George and Lennie,
a man with limited mental abilities. They have an unlikely friendship with George acting as Lennie's protector.
The friends are soon approached by their boss' son, Curley; an aggressive man who has a inferiority complex,
and the situation is deteriorating as the days go by.




CURLEY'S WIFE
Leighton will take on the role of Curley's wife in the Broadway peoduction. A lonely woman with crushed
dreams about becoming a movie star. To her this is the reason for her behavior on the ranch.




ABOUT THE PRODUCTION
The Broadway production will be directed by Tony award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro. It is produced by
David Binder with Kate Lear, Darren Bagert, Adam Zotovich, Barbara Whitman and Latitude Link. The production officially
opened at the Longacre Theater on April 16, 2014.


CAST
James Franco - George Milton
Chris O'Dowd - Lennie Small
Leighton Meester - Curley's wife
Jim Norton - Candy
Jim Parrack - Slim
Alex Morf - Curley
Ron Cephas Jones - Crooks
Joel Marsh Garland - Carlson
James McMenamin - Whit
Jim Ortlieb - The Boss




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Old 09-15-2014, 04:10 AM
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Old 09-15-2014, 04:27 AM
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cant wait to see it
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Old 09-16-2014, 03:46 AM
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YW

Leven posted this yesteday and I have no idea if it's for the play or for something completely separate. I'm guessing separate but...
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Old 09-17-2014, 07:19 AM
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Old 09-18-2014, 03:14 AM
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Go me! I added Lei's piece to the OP.
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:51 AM
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There's a showing not too far from me I don't want to go alone though
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Old 09-19-2014, 12:01 PM
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I'd go with you if I could!
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Old 09-21-2014, 10:21 AM
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Old 09-22-2014, 03:43 AM
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I need to win a lot of money first
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Ugh why can't we just have a DVD.
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Old 09-23-2014, 06:19 AM
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A DVD would be so much easier.
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It would be too easy
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Old 09-25-2014, 03:22 AM
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Of course it would be! The closest cinema for me is 2 hours away...
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