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Emperor Jones, The

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About the Show Less...

The second show in the Gate's American season.

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Eugene O’Neill’s rarely staged, controversial play exposes the disintegration of a mind intoxicated by greed. Set against the backdrop of a brewing rebellion, The Emperor Jones is an evocative story of power, race and leadership.



Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 16/11/2005

Opening Night: 21/11/2005

Closing Night: 17/12/2005

Running time: 1h10

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Cast & Creative


Director - Thea Sharrock

Designer - Richard Hudson

Lighting Designer - Adam Silverman

Sound - Gregory Clarke

Author - Eugene O'Neil