OF MICE AND MEN : 2016 UK Tour

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and the Birmingham Repertory Theatre present a new tour of John Steinbeck’s classic OF MICE AND MEN, opening at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 4 February 2016, with a national press night on 9 February, and touring the UK until May. 

Two migrant farm workers held together by a mutual dependence, a deep affection and an undying loyalty go in search of new beginning in the hope of attaining their shared dream: of putting together enough money to buy a small piece of land and building a home. No strangers to trouble, George and Lennie soon find themselves reeling from the fallout of an innocent misunderstanding which spirals out of control and leaves the two men, bound together by friendship, facing an earth-shattering climax. A story, raw in speech and action, full of heart and unflinching realism, it remains one of the most poignant statements of being human our contemporary theatre has produced.

 

 OF MICE AND MEN will be directed by Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Roxana Silbert, with design by Liz Ascroft, lighting by Simon Bond, sound design and original composition by Nick Powell, and with Nick Pitt as Associate Director and Lucy Cullingford as Movement Director. The cast will include Dave Fishley as ‘Crooks’, Nicholas Goode as ‘Whit’, Saoirse-Monica Jackson as ‘Curley’s Wife’ Neil McKinven as ‘Carlson / Boss’, Kristian Phillips as ‘Lennie’, Jonah Russell as ‘Slim’, and William Rodell as ‘George’, Ben Stott as ‘Curley’ and featuring Dudley Sutton as ‘Candy’.

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UK tour dates 2016
Thursday 4 – Saturday 13 February

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

 

Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 February

Cheltenham Everyman Theatre

 

Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 March

Nottingham Theatre Royal

 

Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 March

Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

 

Tuesday 15 – Saturday 19 March

Darlington Civic Theatre

 

Tuesday 22 – Saturday 26 March

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

 

Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 April

Arts Theatre, Cambridge

 

Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 April

Theatre Royal, Brighton

 

Tuesday 26 – Saturday 30 April

King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

 

Tuesday 3 – Saturday 7 May

New Theatre, Cardiff

 

Tuesday 10 – Saturday 14 May

Oxford Playhouse

 

Monday 23 – Saturday 28 May

Leicester Curve

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