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Denzel Washington, David Morse, Colm Meaney Open in The Iceman Cometh

Reg Rogers, Bill Irwin, and more also star in Eugene O'Neill's drama.

Denzel Washington (center) stars in George C. Wolfe's Broadway revival of The Iceman Cometh.
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The Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, starring Denzel Washington, celebrates its opening night tonight, April 26, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. It is the final opening of the 2017-18 Broadway season.

Directed by George C. Wolfe, the revival stars Washington as Theodore Hickman, Colm Meaney as Harry Hope, David Morse as Larry Slade, Bill Irwin as Ed Mosher, Tammy Blanchard as Cora, Carolyn Braver as Pearl, Austin Butler as Don Parrit, Joe Forbrich as Lieb, Nina Grollman as Margie, Thomas Michael Hammond as Moran, Neal Huff as Willie Oban, Danny Mastrogiorgio as Chuck Morello, Dakin Matthews as Piet Wetjoen, Danny McCarthy as Rocky, Jack McGee as Pat McGloin, Clark Middleton as Hugo Kalmar, Michael Potts as Joe Mott, Reg Rogers as James Cameron, and Frank Wood as Cecil Lewis.

The play is set at Harry Hope's saloon, where drunks and dreamers are celebrating the arrival of Hickey (Washington), whose presence always ensures a good time. When Hickey finally arrives with a new outlook on life, his attempts to help his old friends lead to a devastating series of events.

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