Bway's Atkinson Opens Its Ice Box, March 8; Spacey Previews Start March 29

News   Bway's Atkinson Opens Its Ice Box, March 8; Spacey Previews Start March 29
 
The box office for the star-powered revival of The Iceman Cometh, opens on March 8. Ticket prices for the Kevin Spacey starrer run $50-$100 and are also available by phone through Ticketmaster, (212) 307-4100. The award-winning production begins Broadway previews March 29 for an April 8 opening.

The box office for the star-powered revival of The Iceman Cometh, opens on March 8. Ticket prices for the Kevin Spacey starrer run $50-$100 and are also available by phone through Ticketmaster, (212) 307-4100. The award-winning production begins Broadway previews March 29 for an April 8 opening.

The star-studded Broadway cast includes (in alphabetical order): Tony Danza (Rocky), Ed Dixon (Piet Wetjoen), Michael Emerson (Willie Oban), Katie Finneran (Cora), Paul Giamatti (Jimmy Tomorrow), Patrick Godfrey (Cecil Lewis), James Hazeldine (Harry Hope), Catherine Kellner (Margie), Robert Sean Leonard (Don Parritt), Clarke Peters (Joe Mott), Tim Pigott Smith (Larry Slade), Richard Riehle (Pat McGloin), Steve Ryan (Moran), Stephen Singer (Hugo), Kevin Spacey (Hickey), Dina Spybey (Pearl), Skipp Sudduth (Chuck Morello), Ned Van Zandt (Lieb), and Jeff Weiss (Ed Mosher).

The Howard Davies-helmed revival will run only 98 performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, with London cast originals Pigott-Smith, Hazeldine, Godfrey and, of course, Spacey.

Danza's New York credits include A View From The Bridge and Wrong Turn at Lungfish. Finneran recently co-starred in a revival of John Guare's Bosoms and Neglect at Signature Theatre.

In London, the hit O'Neill drama opened at the Old Vic June 19, 1998 for a run through Aug. 1, 1998. The Almeida Theatre production, directed by Howard Davies (Almeida's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), was greeted with ecstatic reviews and sold-out performances upon opening. Costumes and sets for the production are designed by Bob Crowley, with lighting by Mark Henderson, sound by John A. Leonard, and original music composed by Paddy Cunneen. Producing the drama on Broadway are Allan S. Gordon, Bill Haber, Ira Pittelman, Elan McCallister, Trigger Street Productions and Emanuel Azenberg.

The Iceman Cometh concerns the deluded pipe dreams of characters at Harry Hope's saloon who are confronted by Hickey (Spacey), a man who has broken free of his dreams and seeks to lead the others to do the same. Things come undone, however, when the reason for Hickey's transformation becomes known.

For tickets and information on The Iceman Cometh at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre call (212) 307-4100.

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