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The Emperor Jones   

Provincetown Playhouse, (2/16/1926 - circa. 3/1926)
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Opening Date: Feb 16, 1926    
Closing Date: Mar 1926 Total Performances: 35

Category: Play, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in eight scenes
Setting: A West Indian island not yet self-determined by white marines. The form of government is, for the moment, an empire.

Production Staff
Produced by The Provincetown Players
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Directed by James Light
Barbara BenedictAn Old Native Woman
Charles S. GilpinBrutus Jones
Walter KummePrison Guard
Mildred McCoySpectator
Harold McGeeHarry Smithers
a Cockney
John MoranSlave
Dorothy PayneSpectator
Vernon RichSlave
William StahlJeff
a Native Chief
John TaylorCongo Witch Doctor
Joseph ThayerPlanter