This week there were many major announcements about upcoming Broadway shows as the new season gets underway. One of the biggest trends in the world of Broadway has been massive show revivals of some of the most beloved plays in the history of live theater. One of the most talked about revivals has been of Romeo and Juliet. The production stars film actor Orlando Bloom along with Condola Rashad. However, this isn’t the only iconic play revival that is starring a major movie star. This week, the new production of Of Mice and Men, opened on the Broadway stage.
This production follows the infamous story that unfolds in the Great Depression and stars James Franco and Chris O’Dowd who play George Milton and Lennie Small. The play also brings television and movie star Leighton Meester to the stage, in her role as Curley’s wife. The production experienced positive reviews during their previews and opened this week to an outstanding turnout of supporters. Tickets for these shows are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see the classic John Steinbeck tale brought to life.