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The Iceman Cometh

Dr. Pangloss?

Francis Levy | Posted 10.07.2016 | Home
Francis Levy

It's not necessarily an exercise in pessimism to tell the truth. There are, of course, philosophical nihilists like Turgenev's Basarov in Father and S...

The Iceman Experimenteth: Part III

Bess Rowen | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
Bess Rowen

This is the third part of my series on Target Margin Theater's Iceman Lab currently playing at HERE Arts Center. Click here for Part I and here for Pa...

The Iceman Experimenteth: Part II

Bess Rowen | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Bess Rowen

This is the second part of my series on Target Margin Theater's Iceman Lab currently playing at HERE Arts Center. To see part one, click here. Act I...

The Iceman Experimenteth: Part 1 of a Series On Target Margin Theater's Iceman Lab

Bess Rowen | Posted 06.03.2016 | Arts
Bess Rowen

The Iceman Cometh is one of those plays from the American canon whose name evokes a pretty specific theatrical mood and style.

Aisle View: A Long Night's Journey and a Police Story

Steven Suskin | Posted 02.25.2017 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker has offered a series of diverse and astounding star performances in films. Thus, he is not just another movie star stopping over on Broadway for a limited engagement.

The Exact Moment Jeff Bridges Decided To Commit To Acting

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.06.2016 | OWN

If you're an actor who has already performed in several TV shows and movies, been nominated for an Academy Award and appeared on-screen from the time ...

Interview: Mark Strong on the Bridge, Part 1

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Mark Strong in Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. Photo: Jan Versweyveld British actor Mark Strong is making his Broadway debut as Eddie Carbone...

First Nighter: Nathan Lane, Brian Dennehy in O'Neill's 'Iceman Cometh'

David Finkle | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Can a great play also be not entirely good? I ask this because the question kept wandering around my head as I watched and listened to--and watched and listened to and watched and listened to--Robert Falls's 2012 production of Eugene O'Neill's (classic?) The Iceman Cometh for Chicago's Goodman Theatre. It's finally reached the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Alain Resnais's "Life of Riley"

Francis Levy | Posted 01.03.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

They say life is not a rehearsal, but Alain Resnais's Life of Riley (Aimer, boire et chanter and not La Vie de Reilly is curiously the French title) portrays human existence as a series of rehearsals which take place totally off stage.

Endangered Species Project "The Iceman Cometh" at Seattle's ACT Theate: A Five-Hour Reading

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
L. Steven Sieden

On Monday, September 15, the Endangered Species Project presented a reading of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh that ran five hours with a cast of n...

Happy Birthday, Eugene O'Neill!

Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American playwright and Nobel Laureate Eugene Gladstone O'Neill. The realist poet and master of vernacular would turn 124 if ...

There's No Place Like Home

Howard Sherman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home
Howard Sherman

Despite protestations to the contrary, America does have a national theatre. We simply don't restrict it to the work of a single company. America's national theatre exists across the country.

Goodman's Iceman Cometh, Starring Nathan Lane, Chills to the Core

Robert Bullen | Posted 07.08.2012 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Chicago truly is an amazing theatre town -- especially now, where we have two epic plays receiving landmark productions, and I've been lucky to see both of them.