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Of Mice and Men

a Drama
CATEGORY : DRAMA
by John Steinbeck

COMPANY : The New American Shakespeare Tavern [WEBSITE]
VENUE : The New American Shakespeare Tavern [WEBSITE]
ID# 2565

SHOWING : March 14, 2008 - April 06, 2008

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

A tender and heartbreaking story of two emigrants workers who end up victims of forces beyond their control. In Steinbeckís lovingly created adaptation of his classic novel, Lennie, a large, strong man with the intellectual capabilities of a small child and his short stocky companion George struggle to seek their own utopia in California during the Depression.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Maurice Ralston
Musical Direction and Arrangements Mark W. Schroeder
Curley's Wife Veronika Duerr
Crooks/Musician Marcus Durham
Whit Nicholas Faircloth
Curley Matt Felten
Carlson Andrew Houchins
Candy/Musican Doug Kaye
Slim/Musician Daniel Parvis
George Drew Reeves
Musician Mark W. Schroeder
Lennie Travis Smith
Boss Troy Willis
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REVIEWS

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Steinbeck at the Tavern
by Misfit
Sunday, March 23, 2008
4.0
In a venture away from its bread and butter Shakespeare, the New American Shakespeare Theaterís production of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" is right on! This show is riveting and completely up to the Tavern's high performance standards. Newcomer Travis Smith is at once strong and vulnerable as Lenny. Other standouts are Marcus Durham as Crooks and Doug Kaye as Candy. Jeff Watkins makes great use of the Tavernís intimate atmosphere with a set that complements Steinbeck's study of friendship and sacrifice. The music adds atmosphere and continuity. Overall, I can't think of a better way to spend an evening than with the American Shakespeare Company. [POST A COMMENT REGARDING THIS REVIEW]
Of Mice and Men
by billwilli
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
5.0
Excellent production, with outstanding performances from entire cast! Our group ranged in age from 12 to 80 and all were thoroughly engrossed and entertained! The Tavern never disappoints!!!!! Thomases [POST A COMMENT REGARDING THIS REVIEW]


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