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James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Take Their First Bow on Broadway in Of Mice and Men

Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester also makes her debut on the Great White Way.

James Franco waves his hat to the audience with costar Chris O'Dowd.
(© Seth Walters)

Of Mice and Men, directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro, played its first preview on March 19 at Broadway's Longacre Theatre. The play, written by John Steinbeck, stars James Franco as George, Chris O'Dowd as Lennie, and Leighton Meester as Curley's Wife. Of Mice and Men also stars Tony winner Jim Norton, Ron Cephas Jones, Alex Morf, Jim Ortlieb, Jim Parrack, Joel Marsh Garland, and James McMenamin. The show officially opens on April 16.


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