EXCLUSIVE: Eugene O’Neill may be coming back to Broadway, courtesy of producer Scott Rudin.
But first: Bitter cold weather isn’t thwarting theatergoers’ determination to get in on previews of Fish In The Dark and The Audience. Larry David’s new play about a death in the family went clean in eight previews, grossing $1.18M at the Shubert-owned Cort Theatre, an impressive 117% of its gross potential. Fish producer Scott Rudin’s got his hands full, as usual; I hear he may move the Nathan Lane/Brian Dennehy-led revival of The Iceman Cometh, currently sold out at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, to Broadway; he underwrote the BAM transfer from Chicago of Robert Fall’s acclaimed Goodman Theatre production. Says Rudin, via email: “Nothing near decided yet.” The last star to play the pipe-dream killing salesman Hickey on Broadway was Kevin Spacey in 1999.
In its first full seven-performance week, Peter Morgan’s play about Queen Elizabeth’s…
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