The Iceman Cometh Summary
Eugene O'Neill

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The Iceman Cometh Summary

Written in 1939, Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh was not produced until seven years later, largely because O'Neill was concerned that America was not ready for the play's dark vision. When it was staged in 1946, the play received mixed reviews. By that time, O'Neill was already an internationally-known playwright. In addition, the 1946 production marked the end, for O'Neill, of a twelve year absence from Broadway. Critics praised the play's passion, suspense, and well-drawn characters but...

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