One man kills another, winds up in prison, then escapes to a Caribbean island where he declares himself emperor
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$20 for one ticket to see The Emperor Jones (up to $26.87 value)
When: select dates, July 11–August 2
Where: Cyclone Warehouse
Door time: 15 minutes before showtime
The Emperor Jones
The Plot: An opportunist (played by Carl Lumbly from Alias) kills a man, goes to prison, escapes, and flees to a Caribbean island, where he naturally sets himself up as emperor, ruminating on conscience and karma along the way.
For Fans Of: playwright Eugene O’Neill’s other works, including the Pulitzer Award–winners Beyond the Horizon and Anna Christie
Before Curtain: Watch a short film introduction about the play’s original lead, Charles Gilpin—one of the most highly regarded actors of the ’20s and the first black American to receive the Drama League of New York’s annual award.