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Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street Bethesda, MD 20815
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13 reviews
10 stars
Parking lot across street is free weekend evenings, but it fills up -- don't arrive last minute.
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13 reviews
10 stars
Persimmon, just around the corner on Wisconsin Avenue, is great -- not cheap, and don't rush it. We ate at 6 for 8 pm show then walked across street for coffee.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Iceman Cometh"
35 ratings
4.2 average rating
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29 reviews
10 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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10 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 03 2013

I would never have known about this production but for a promotion on Goldstar. It was a terrific production with strong acting in all the leads. The Quotidian Theatre Company is a terrific little gem.

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17 reviews
5 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. _