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Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street Bethesda, MD 20815
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"The Iceman Cometh"
35 ratings
4.2 average rating
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103 reviews
76 stars
attended Nov 03 2013

I thought the production was good. It's a great Eugene O'Neill play, not dated, and still has a powerful message. Most of the cast was up to it, particularly the leads. I would recommend it.

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29 reviews
14 stars
attended Oct 26 2013

I have not seen much O'Neil (although I have read several of his plays. ) I had never seen this play presented at all, and i can see why... 18 actors (only 3 women)...seems it might be hard to cast and especially get it right. But this Cast was...continued

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20 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 17 2013

As noted by others, a small theater that seats a hundred successfully tackles a large, brawling, helluva play, with 18 cast members. As current-pertinent today as it was when written in 1939, produced in 1944, and set in 1912. This is what is so...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Director Michael Avolio deserves great credit for the rich, detailed direction … Quotidian’s _Iceman _is not a feast of woe. Its raw power is brutal and shocking, but it’s also deeply funny and transcendently poignant. You’ll love this play.” —Roy Maurer, DC  Theatre Scene
“The exquisite, balanced direction by Michael Avolio and the meticulous 18-member cast quickly absorb an audience … the exceptional presentation by Quotidian Theatre Company demands a trip to The Writer’s Center for this hypnotic literary binge.” —Sydney-Chanele Dawkins, DC Metro Theater Arts 


Directed by Michael Avolio

Artistic Advisor: Bill Largess 


* Run time for this  show is two hours and 50 minutes, with one intermission.

* Not recommended for those under the age of 16. _

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