Denzel Washington and the stars of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh met the press at Delmonico's on Wednesday, April 11.
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.
Opening night is set for April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.