Denzel Washington and the company of 'The Iceman Cometh.' (Photo: Julieta Cervantes)
Director George C. Wolfe does not typically do revivals, but when presented with the opportunity to work with Denzel Washington on “The Iceman Cometh” he felt inspired. “I like to do new work, but if I can locate the intimacy and the urgency then I feel like I can give something to it,” Wolfe said. The urgency of “The Iceman Cometh,” which opened Thursday at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in the fourth Broadway revival of the play, according to Wolfe, is the question of how to retain a sense of self when illusions are stripped away. “I think it’s…

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