Friday, May 16, 2014

New York, NY... it's a helluva town--3!!

on saturday we took in two shows.

the second was "of mice and men" with James Franco and Chris O'Dowd.

I don't recall having ever read "of mice and men" so the story was new to me. James Franco was good but it was easy to see why Chris O'Dowd received a tony nomination. Not being familiar with the story I had no idea where it was headed but spent the last moments of the play saying "oh, no! George (JF) is gonna shoot Lennie (CO).  And he did, but I guess that was in the script.

A powerful production, humorous at times, evoking ever more empathy for Lennie as the play went along.

glad I saw it.


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