- “‘The Iceman Cometh’ is a ferocious American classic. It ranks among the theater’s finest works.” The New York Times
- “As monumental as a glacier. ‘The Iceman Cometh’ moves everything in its path with its inexorable, timeless power. Eugene O’Neill is the ignition key for American theater.” The Washington Post
- “Denzel Washington is the best living actor.” Deadline
- ” This Iceman is at once a star vehicle and an ensemble piece, and the ensemble here is stellar.” Newsweek
Set in the summer of 1912 at Harry Hope’s saloon on New York’s lower west side, this is O’Neill’s classic story of a freespending boisterous salesman who compels his fellow barflies to confront their pipe dreams.