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Large cast works well together in 'The Iceman Cometh'
Large cast works well together in 'The Iceman Cometh'

The Fells Point Corner Theatre production ofEugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh" is being staged in the right Baltimore neighborhood, because the entire play takes place in a bar. This is such a hard-drinking play that the word-drunk characters only shut up when they pass out, and even then they mumble in their sleep. Let's just say that the personally troubled, Pulitzer- and Nobel-prize winning playwright knew his down-and-out characters well, because O'Neill is completely persuasive in depicting their boasting and their brawls. The equally persuasive local production makes a strong case for this rarely produced 1939 play. "The Iceman Cometh" is...

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