Denzel Washington-Led The Iceman Cometh Delays First Broadway Preview

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Due to yesterday's snow storm, the revival will now begin March 23 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
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The Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony and Oscar winner Denzel Washington as Hickey, has postponed its first preview, scheduled for March 22, due to inclement weather. According to a press representative for the show, the March 21 snowstorm prevented set pieces from reaching the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in time.

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Ticket holders for the March 22 preview should contact their point of purchase for an exchange or refund.

The Iceman Cometh will now begin performances March 23. Directed by five-time Tony winner George C. Wolfe, the revival will officially open April 26.

In O'Neill's classic play, the lives of those who frequent Harry Hope’s saloon are upended by the arrival of a newly sober Hickey, a charismatic traveling salesman who visits twice a year.

Completing the cast are Tammy Blanchard as Cora, Tony winners Frank Wood (Side Man) and Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) as Cecil Lewis and Ed Mosher, respectively, Tony nominee Reg Rogers (Holiday) as James Cameron, Olivier nominee Colm Meaney (Old Vic's A Moon for the Misbegotten) as Harry Hope, David Morse (The Seafarer) as Larry Slade, Danny McCarthy (Prison Break) as Rocky Pioggi, Carolyn Braver (Airline Highway) as Pearl, Austin Butler in his Broadway debut as Don Parritt, Joe Forbrich (The Front Page) as Lieb, Nina Grollman making her Broadway debut as Margie, Thomas Michael Hammond (M. Butterfly) as Moran, Neal Huff (Take Me Out) as Willie Oban, Danny Mastrogiorgio (The Front Page) as Chuck Morello, Dakin Matthews (Waitress) as Piet Wetjoen, Jack McGee in his Broadway debut as Pat McGloin, Clark Middleton (Miracle Mile) as Hugo Kalmar, and Michael Potts (1984) as Joe Mott.

The 14-week limited engagement, produced by Scott Rudin, features scenic design by Santo Loquasto, costume design by Ann Roth, and lighting design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer.

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