The Emperor Jones

Play - Original

Provincetown Playhouse (November 01, 1920 - December 25, 1920)
Selwyn Theatre (December 27, 1920 - January 28, 1921)
Princess Theatre (January 29, 1921 - May 21, 1921)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 1, 1920
  • Closing Date: May 21, 1921
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 204

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill


The Emperor Jones played only matinee performances during its run at the Selwyn Theatre.


Opening Night Cast

Jasper Deeter Harry Smithers
Christine Ell An Old Native Woman
Charles Ellis Lem
Charles S. Gilpin Brutus Jones
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer
  The Provincetown Players Producer
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