This week marks the opening for “Of Mice and Men” at Missouri Western.
This epic play written by John Stienbeck about two migrant farm workers in America runs Oct. 3-5 and 9-11; the show will take place in Potter Hall Theatre at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee that will begin at 2:00 p.m.
In addition to the play, Stienbeck Scholar Dr. Brian Railsback will hold a “talkback” session after Friday, October 3 at approximately 9:45 p.m.
Railsback is an accomplished author as well as an English teacher at Western Carolina University.
Railsback will also be doing a reading and discussion on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Potter Hall Art Gallery.
Tickets are: Adult $12:00, faculty and staff $8.00, student $6.00 or free at the door with student ID.
Tickets can be ordered at mwsutix.com or at 816-271-4425.
Dallas Henry will be directing the play and assistant professor Robert Nulph will be playing “The Boss.”
- George – Steve Catron
- Lennie – Riley Bayer
- Candy – Andy Tyhurst
- The Boss – Robert Nulph
- Curley – Jordan Jinkerson
- Curley’s wife – Samantha Simmons
- Slim – Daniel Montgomery
- Carlson – Jesse Boley
- Whit – Jesse Ewart
- Crooks – Ronald Baker