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The Iceman Cometh

NY Premiere
NYT Critics’ Pick
Feb 5—Mar 15, 2015
RUN TIME: 4hrs 45min (with three intermissions)
Prices subject to change. Limit eight tickets per household. Gallery seating is only accessible by 70 stairs.  
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Thursday February 05, 2015
Performances no longer available.
BAM and Scott Rudin present

The Iceman Cometh
By Eugene O'Neill
Goodman Theatre
Directed by Robert Falls

“a cast that is not likely to be bettered this season—on Broadway or off”
—The New York Times
“Nathan Lane is stupendous”
—Time Out New York
“Dennehy magnificently embodies Slade as a world-weary, worn-out bull of a man.”
—Associated Press

Tony Award-winning stage and screen actors Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy come to BAM for the Goodman Theatre’s revival of Eugene O’Neill’s trenchant portrait of hope and disillusionment. At Harry Hope’s saloon, the biannual visit of charismatic traveling salesman Hickey (Lane) is cause for celebration. But when a newly sober Hickey arrives, his renewed outlook on life threatens to upend the lives of his old friends, leading to a series of devastatingly comic and heartbreaking events.

This epic 18-character drama—which garnered critical acclaim and broke boxoffice records in its extended Chicago run—is directed by Robert Falls, whose productions of O’Neill’s works (with longtime artistic collaborator Dennehy) have been the hallmark of his 27-year tenure at the Goodman.

Set design by Kevin Depinet
Inspired by a set design by John Conklin
Lighting design by Natasha Katz
Costume design by Merrily Murray-Walsh

BAM 2015 Theater Sponsor:
Bank of America cardholders save 10% 
Bank of America cardholders save 10% 

Bank of America cardholders save 10% on tickets for select BAM 2015 Winter/Spring Season Theater productions*.

To purchase tickets, call BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100 or visit the BAM Box Office.

*Maximum of 2 discounted tickets per production per household. Offer is not valid for same-day or prior purchases. Offer may be redeemed by phone or at the BAM box office only; and is subject to availability. Sales are subject to handling and/or facility fees.

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Meal boxes feature a choice of: 
Seasonal grilled chicken wrap 
Slow-roasted butternut squash sandwich with brie and kale (veg)

All meal boxes come with:
Vegetable crudités and hummus
Local BBQ chips
Fresh baked signature chocolate chip cookie
BAM in-theater cup with a choice of wine or beer


Video Playlist
Video: Nathan Lane & Brian Dennehy Talk
Video: Nathan Lane & Brian Dennehy Talk
Watch highlights from our Iceman Cometh talk with Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy.
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