National Theatre of London's 'Of Mice and Men' debuts Dec. 6-7 at Fisher
James Franco and Chris O'Dowd star in an award-winning Broadway revival on screen
The National Theatre of London continues its season with the Broadway revival of the Tony Award-nominated play "Of Mice and Men" showing in Sedona on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7.
The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre.
Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production "Of Mice and Men", filmed on stage by National Theatre Live. This landmark revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's play is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.
"Of Mice and Men" is directed by Tony Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circles award winner Anna D. Shapiro (Broadway's August: Osage County) and features Leighton Meester (Country Strong, Gossip Girl) and Tony Award winner Jim Norton (The Seafarer).
The production was nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Chris O'Dowd.
"Of Mice and Men" is garnering raves from critics and audiences around the world, including 4- and 5-star reviews from every major publication in England.
"A moving masterpiece!" - Time Magazine
"James Franco crackles with intensity. Chris O'Dowd is a revelation." - Daily Telegraph
"A stirring revival. The ace cast is gripping!" - NY Daily News
"A flawless, beautifully acted revival!" - Variety
"Gripping, grounded and emotionally penetrating." - The Hollywood Reporter
"Of Mice and Men" will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $12.50 for Film Festival members.
Tickets are available in advance at the Sedona International Film Festival office or by calling 928-282-1177 or online at www.SedonaFilmFestival.org.
Both the theatre and film festival office are located at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, in West Sedona.