Read the Reviews for Broadway’s New The Iceman Cometh, Starring Denzel Washington

The Verdict   Read the Reviews for Broadway’s New The Iceman Cometh, Starring Denzel Washington
The Eugene O’Neill classic returns to the New York stage in a production directed by George C. Wolfe.
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The new Broadway revival of Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony and Oscar winner Denzel Washington, celebrated its official opening night April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

The production, directed by George C. Wolfe, marks the final opening of the 2017–2018 Broadway season.

Find out what critics thought of the new production below.

amNY (Matt Windman)

Broadway News (Charles Isherwood)

The Chicago Tribune (Chris Jones)

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

Deadline (Greg Evans)

Entertainment Weekly (Allison Adato)

The Guardian (Alexis Soloski)

The Hollywood Reporter (David Rooney)

Newsday (Barbara Schuler)

New York Daily News (Joe Dziemianowicz)

New York Magazine/Vulture (Sara Holdren)

New York Stage Review (Steven Suskin)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

NY1 (Roma Torre)

Theater News Online (David Cote)

Time Out New York (Adam Feldman)

Variety (Marilyn Stasio)

The Washington Post (Peter Marks)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

Playbill will continue to update this list as more reviews come in.

Joining Washington, who plays the central salesman Hickey, are Tammy Blanchard as Cora, Tony winners Frank Wood and Bill Irwin as Cecil Lewis and Ed Mosher, respectively, Reg Rogers as James Cameron, Colm Meaney as Harry Hope, David Morse as Larry Slade, Danny McCarthy as Rocky Pioggi, Carolyn Braver as Pearl, Austin Butler as Don Parritt, Joe Forbrich as Lieb, Nina Grollman as Margie, Thomas Michael Hammond as Moran, Neal Huff as Willie Obam, Danny Mastrogiordio as Chuck Morello, Dakin Matthews as Piet Wetjoen, Jack McGee as Pat McGloin, Clark Middleton as Hugo Kalmar, and Michael Potts as Joe Mott.

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

The 2018 staging marks the fourth Broadway revival of the 1946 drama.

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