Written by the legendary screenwriter Clifford Odets, The Country Girl tackles difficult issues dealt with by actors in the fickle entertainment business. Written in 1950, The Country Girl has been adapted into multiple plays and even an acclaimed movie starring Grace Kelly and Bing Crosby.
Witness The Country Girl’s rich tradition of fine acting as Morgan Freeman assumes the lead roll in Mike Nichols’ recent adaptation of The Country Girl. The talented Frances McDormand and Peter Gallagher will star alongside Morgan Freeman, so order The Country Girl tickets from OnlineTickets.com!
Clifford Odets, the author of The Country Girl, was not only a talented playwright but also a leading social activist. Many of his plays have been lauded for their portrayal of real people’s lives. From taxi drivers to struggling actors, Clifford Odets’ plays set themselves apart from others with their emphasis on upholding the human spirit.
In all of Clifford Odets’ plays, including The Country Girl, the overriding theme has been the persistence of the human spirit despite the oppression of society. In The Country Girl, lead character Frank Elgin is trying to regain his star status in the world of theater. When director Bernie Dodd offers Frank Elgin a role, Frank seizes his chance to redefine himself.
Academy-award winning Morgan Freeman assumes the lead role of Frank Elgin in the newest rendition of The Country Girl, while Fargo’s Frances McDormand stars alongside Morgan Freeman as Georgie. Together, they deliver a touching performance as a husband and wife pair who is caught up in the backstage world of theater.
The Country Girl is this season’s must-see Broadway production. Boasting a talented cast of performers and directors, The Country Girl will have audiences breathless in anticipation as Frank Elgin chases fame. Experience Broadway magic when you order The Country Girl tickets from OnlineTickets.com!