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Steinbeck’s 'Of Mice and Men' Opens at Lionheart

The compelling great American story of friendship and life's dreams opens Friday at the theatre company.

John Steinbeck’s classic "Of Mice and Men" comes to life on the stage this Friday.

"Of Mice and Men" is a story of friendship and dreams. Two drifters, George and his friend Lennie, with delusions of living off the "fat of the land," Lennie, a man-child, obsesses over things soft and cuddly. George takes care of Lennie and his brute strength as the two journey through life.

“Steinbeck draws the stories out of  his characters and just pulls the audience in,” said the show’s director, Joanie McEloy. “He finds that common piece of humanity that we can all relate to - in this case a need for companionship.  It’s such a compelling story.“

The show runs, Sept. 14-30 with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s show at 2 p.m.  and is for adult audiences only. Admission is
$15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Group rate is $10. Complimentary dessert is served at intermission. Reservations are highly recommended. Log on to www.lionhearttheatre.org  or call 678-938-8518.

Lionheart is located in the College Street Playhouse at 10 College Street in Historic Norcross at the College Street Playhouse. The award‐winning community theater welcomes diverse audiences through the same doors
that once greeted church parishioners over 100 years ago. The playhouse is set alongside Norcross’ newly renovated Lillian Webb Park and is a short walk to the heart of the downtown area, the perfect place to have dinner, cocktails or shop before or after enjoying a performance.

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