SMWC’s Four-Star Series presents “Of Mice and Men”

October 26th, 2011 | SMWC

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College kicks off its Four-Star Series as National Players, the nation’s longest running classical touring company, performs its unique take on John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” on November 10, 2011, in the Cecilian Auditorium on campus at 7 p.m. 

The story tells of the unlikely and unusual friendship of George Milton and Lennie Small, two ranch workers in Depression-Era California.  This tragic and endearing story will touch hearts, spark imaginations and open minds to new levels of compassion.

National Players is an esteemed company, making literature come alive for its audiences by engaging their minds and imaginations with fresh, contemporary interpretations of classics.  They have performed in Europe, Asia, the Middle East for American military, throughout 40 states and at the White House. Company members not only act, but also take on technical assignments such as sound, lighting and costumes.

The Four-Star Series offers a diverse spectrum of performing arts and esteemed speakers who inspire, challenge and stimulate the imagination. Designed to enhance the College’s curriculum and to enrich cultural exploration, the series has presented world-renowned lectures, musicians and productions. All events are free of charge and open to the public.

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