When Denzel Washington, who plays the salesman Hickey in the shatteringly good Broadway revival of “The Iceman Cometh,” unleashes his dazzling smile, it’s fair to conclude that he could sell ice cubes to Eskimos without exerting himself too much. Washington, who has earned a reputation as one of Broadway’s finest leading men, matching his eminence in film, radiates a ferocious energy from the moment he bounds onstage at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Enough to raise the dead, you might almost say. And that’s more or less what Hickey has come to do. For the grimy saloon in which the…

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