Oct 13, 2011

'Of Mice & Men'

The National Players, America’s longest running classical touring company, will perform the stage version of John Steinbeck’s immortal “Of Mice and Men” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. The event is part of the Cultural Arts Series. Celebrating their 63rd year of touring, the National Players of Olney, Md., will captivate you with their telling of the story of friendship, loyalty, and sacrifice during bleak times. Published by the Nobel Prize-winning Steinbeck as a novella in 1937, “Of Mice and Men” tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California.George Milton is an intelligent and cynical man, and Lennie Small is an ironically named man of large stature and immense strength but limited mental abilities. Reserved-seat ticket prices for “Of Mice and Men” are $10-$25, based on section of seating. Details and seating charts are at www.clctickets.com