During the run of the show, he and actress Laurie Metcalf (who is currently starring as Mary Tyrone in O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night on London’s West End) exchanged emails about the pressures of working with O’Neill’s text, food before shows and pre-show preparation.
Nathan Lane Signs on for “The Iceman Cometh”: “It’s a good time in my life to do this — I mean, if not now, when?”
When The Iceman Cometh, so will Nathan Lane. The theater star has signed on to play salesman Theodore “Hickey” Hickman in a 2012 revival of Eugene O’Neill’s classic Iceman Cometh. The play will begin its run at Chicago’s Goodman Theater next April 22-June 10.