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The Iceman Cometh - 2018 - Broadway

$79 - $199

Denzel Washington, two-time Academy Award winner and Tony Award winner, returns to Broadway in one of the signal roles in the American theatre in Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, for 14 weeks only.

Frank Rich of The New York Times raved, "the word 'masterwork' is not invoked lightly. Eugene O'Neill's tragic vision remains undiminished by time. The Iceman Cometh is a ferocious American classic that has lost none of its power to send one shaking into the middle of the night." Beginning March 22, 2018, Denzel Washington, fresh off his extraordinary sell-out runs in both Fences and A Raisin in the Sun, comes back to the Main Stem in "the greatest American play" (New York Magazine) by "the greatest American playwright" (The Washington Post).

Five-time Tony winner George C. Wolfe directs this strictly limited engagement.

"Before Eugene O'Neill, America had entertainment; after him, it had drama." John Lahr, The New Yorker

"Eugene O'Neill did nothing less than re-invent - or rather invent - the American theater." - Sarah Churchwell, The Guardian

"The Iceman Cometh ranks among the theater's finest works. One final salute to a notable drama by a man who writes with the heart and wonder of a poet." - Brooks Atkinson, The New York Times

Schedule

Running Time: Three hours and 50 minutes, with two intermissions

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

(New York, NY)
242 West 45th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For The Iceman Cometh


‘The Iceman Cometh’ review: Denzel Washington is superb in excellent O’Neill revival - amNY
In order words, Hickey (played by Nathan Lane three years ago at BAM) would not appear to be a role destined for Denzel Washington - yet here he is on Broadway giving a first-rate performance in a first-class revival of O'Neill's titanic 1946 tragedy of shattered dreams, hopelessness and inebriation.

The Iceman Cometh review – Denzel Washington's mixed return to Broadway - The Guardian
The last Iceman Cometh to arrive in New York, Robert Falls's, was a melancholy symphony with each voice rising and combining to constitute the play's comfortless music. That's not present in Wolfe's production, a series of solos, many of them from the horn section. Cuts have been made to the play - it runs nearly four hours, an hour less than other productions - and maybe this has harmed the cohesion, the lived-in-ness. One experiences less a world and more a room full of actors, mostly good ones, each waiting for a chance to monologue.


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - July 1, 2018
Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington, concludes its limited engagement at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre today, July 1. The show, which earned eight Tony nominations earlier this year, opened on April 26 and has played 28 previews and 67 regular performances.
by Stage Tube - June 30, 2018
On June 21, Susan Fales-Hill sat down for an intimate conversation with George C. Wolfe, the award-winning director and playwright who returned to Broadway this year with the new production of The Iceman Cometh.
by Naomi Serviss - June 25, 2018
In Eugene O'Neill's barroom tragedy, Blanchard gets to play one of her favorite types: 'women who are struggling but really have fight in them."
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2018
Watch below as David tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!
by Michael Dale - May 2, 2018
Escaping disillusionment through the comfort of alcohol while clinging to hopeless pipe dreams is rarely depicted with such crackling energy as it is in director George C. Wolfe's puzzling production of Eugene O'Neill's tragedy THE ICEMAN COMETH.
by Stage Tube - April 29, 2018
Denzel Washington appeared on CBS Sunday Morning to talk about his current run in The Iceman Cometh on Broadway, as well as his incredibly long and diverse career.
by Review Roundups - April 26, 2018
Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington opens tonight on Broadway Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2018
Currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) is Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018
Denzel Washington is currently on stage in Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, but apparently he almost took on a different iconic role. In an interview with The New York Times, Washington says it came down to Iceman and King Lear.
by TV - Press Previews - April 12, 2018
Currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) is Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
by Walter McBride - April 11, 2018
Currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) is Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
by Walter McBride - April 11, 2018
Currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) is Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. 
by Julie Musbach - March 23, 2018
The Iceman Cometh begins previews tonight at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2018
The first preview performance for Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh starring Tony and Oscar-winner Denzel Washington has been postponed by a day and will now take place on Friday, March 23rd at 7 PM. The production's opening night is currently set for April 26, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - February 5, 2018
The box office of the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) officially opens today, Monday, February 5 at 10:00 AM for Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington.
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2018
Two-time Academy Award® and Tony Award® winner Denzel Washington will soon be on stage in Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe. BroadwayWorld has just learned the full cast of actors who will be joining him!
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2018
According to Deadline, Tammy Blanchard has joined the cast of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh starring Tony and Oscar-winner Denzel Washington. Blanchard will play Cora. Additional casting has not yet been announced.
by Walter McBride - December 26, 2017
Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh starring Tony and Oscar-winner Denzel Washington will play the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre beginning March 22nd, 2018. The production's opening night is currently set for April 26, 2018. Check out photos of the marquee below!
by BWW News Desk - October 5, 2017
All rise. This November, Academy Award and Tony winner Denzel Washington is Roman J. Israel, Esq. Written and directed by Dan Gilroy, the dramatic thriller also stars Colin Farrell.