Endangered Species Project "The Iceman Cometh" at Seattle's ACT Theate: A Five-Hour Reading

September 18, 2014 9:00 PM

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On Monday, September 15, the Endangered Species Project presented a reading of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh that ran five hours with a cast of nineteen actors. This marathon at Seattle's ACT Theater was attended by about 200 people, many of whom did not make it to the 11 p.m. conclusion.

Still, the epic performance was well worth the effort for anyone privileged to show up. Most of the audience seemed to be actors or other theater people, and the comment overheard from one patron seems to sum up much of what I felt. He said, "I've never really read the play, but I've always wanted t...

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