The Cast Of Broadway’s "Of Mice And Men" Celebrates John Steinbeck’s Birthday

James Franco, Chris O’Dowd, and Leighton Meester pay tribute to the famous Of Mice and Men writer in honor of his birthday. The trio will be hitting the stage at Longacre Theatre in the Broadway show this March.

1. James Franco, who will star as George Milton, poses with several Steinbeck books.

“OF MICE AND MENz!!!! - HAPpY B-DAY JOHN STEINBECK - from your CALiFORNIA SoN! - JIMMY - TELL ME ABOUT DEM RABBITS!!!! @miceandmenbway #miceandmenbway @penguinclassics Facebook.com/miceandmenbway”

2. Leighton Meester, who will make her Broadway debut as Curly’s wife, takes a pic with The Grape of Wrath.

“Celebrating John Steinbeck’s birthday today w/my @miceandmenbway family. @penguinclassics”

3. And Chris O’Dowd, starring as Lennie Small, reads Of Mice and Men upside down.

“Happy birthday John Steinbeck. I’m pretty sure this is what he had in mind for Lennie. #MiceAndMenBway”

4. We can’t wait to see these three hit the stage!

5. Happy birthday, John Steinbeck!

6. Of Mice and Men previews begin March 19 and opening night is April 16.

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