At opening night, October 16, for this CanStage production of John Steinbeck's classic tragic tale of friendship and loyalty - difficult to believe that it was opening night as production was so smooth. There was not a weak performance from the cast, for most of whom this is their CanStage debut. Particular standouts were Ashley Wright (pictured here) as Lennie and Stan Lesk as Candy and his dog. Of the fifteen seasons I've been a subscriber, this play is one of the top five I've seen at the Bluma Appel Theatre.
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