View Comments Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men tells the story of two migrant workers: George (Franco), a sharp but uneducated, short-tempered man, and Lennie (O’Dowd), a large but simple-minded man. Together they hope to one day acquire their own piece of land. But when Lennie stirs up trouble on the job, George must choose between protecting his friend or continuing to strive for the American dream. Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on July 27, 2014 Three stars of the screen are in the wings, ready to make their Broadway debuts on March 19 as Of Mice and Men begins previews at the Longacre Theatre. Oscar nominee James Franco, Chris O’Dowd and Leighton Meester lead the cast of the stage adaptation of the classic John Steinbeck novella. This is the first time the play will have been on Broadway in 40 years. Additional cast members include Tony winner Jim Norton, Ron Cephas Jones, Alex Morf, Joel Marsh Garland, James McMenamin, Jim Ortlieb, Jim Parrack, Michael Dempsey, Kevin Jackson, Erica Lutz and Stephen Payne. The strictly limited engagement will open officially on April 16.
Written By Last Updated: 8th August, 2020 11:13 IST Homer Happy: Dodgers Pummel Samardzija, Giants 7-2 Mookie Betts homered for the first time at Dodger Stadium, and Max Muncy, Will Smith and Edwin Ríos went deep to help Los Angeles defeat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Friday night SUBSCRIBE TO US Associated Press Television News Mookie Betts homered for the first time at Dodger Stadium, and Max Muncy, Will Smith and Edwin Ríos went deep to help Los Angeles defeat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Friday night.The Dodgers have won three in a row and eight of 10.Betts was back in the lineup for the first time since injuring his left middle finger last Sunday in Phoenix. He didn’t waste any time, doubling in his first at-bat. He homered into the left-field pavilion in the third, tying the game 1-all. Two batters later, Justin Turner’s RBI single gave Los Angeles the lead for good, 2-1.The Dodgers pummeled Jeff Samardzija in the fourth. Muncy homered to the right-field pavilion leading off. Smith slugged his second homer of the season — both against the Giants — that eluded a leaping Darin Ruf in left field, extending the lead to 5-1.Los Angeles has homered in 12 of its first 14 games.Ríos homered into the Giants’ bullpen leading off the eighth against Wandy Peralta, making it 7-2.Samardzija (0-2) struggled again in the fifth, giving up a leadoff walk to Cody Bellinger before hitting Turner and Kiké Hernández to load the bases with no outs. Sam Selman replaced Samardzija, who was charged with the run when Bellinger scored on Chris Taylor’s fielder’s choice groundout to third.Samardzija gave up six runs (five earned) and seven hits in four innings. He struck out three and walked two. The right-hander’s ERA ballooned to 9.88.Dylan Floro (1-0) got the victory, giving up one hit in one inning with two strikeouts.Dodgers starter Julio Urías allowed one run and three hits in four innings. He struck out two and walked two. Jake McGee retired the side in order in the ninth.The Giants’ runs came on Donovan Solano’s RBI single in the third and Wilmer Flores’ homer that struck a female cardboard cutout’s face in left field in the sixth.TRAINER’S ROOMGiants: Manager Gabe Kapler traded text messages with OF prospect Hunter Bishop, who is eager to get going at the club’s alternate site in Sacramento after being delayed because of a positive test for the coronavirus. “Bishop is chomping at the bit,” Kapler said of the 10th overall draft pick last year. … LHP Drew Smyly, on the IL with an index finger strain in his throwing hand, was examined by hand specialist Dr. Scott Hansen and is progressing well. Smyly will be re-evaluated after the current 10-game trip. … RHP Reyes Moronta (shoulder strain) will begin a throwing program at Sacramento.Dodgers: SS Corey Seager left the game in the third with low back discomfort. He was already bothered by quad tightness.RUF ONEThe Giants committed their MLB-leading 18th error in the third. A ball hit by Bellinger took a weird bounce just out of left fielder Ruf’s reach and he had to chase the ball down, giving Bellinger time to take second on the miscue.KELLY’S AIMDodgers reliever Joe Kelly, appealing an eight-game suspension for throwing at multiple Houston Astros players, struck home plate umpire Jim Reynolds in the left shoulder in the eighth. Catcher Will Smith never got his glove up to grab the ball. Reynolds winced and then walked out to Kelly with a new ball.OUCHTurner was hit by a pitch in the fifth, making him the Dodgers’ career leader with 75.ON THE ROAD AGAINAs a precaution, Giants OF Steven Duggar and RHP Andrew Triggs opted to drive separately in rental cars from Los Angeles to report to Sacramento rather than receive a ride from a professional driver.Image credits: AP WATCH US LIVE First Published: 8th August, 2020 11:13 IST LIVE TV COMMENT FOLLOW US