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The Emperor Jones

By Eugene O'Neill

BUY TICKETSPicnic Supper
The Old Barn
1000 Kuss Road
Danville, CA
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Audiences cannot drive directly to the O'Neill Historic Site and must meet a Park Service shuttle at the Museum of San Ramon Valley on show day. Read our FAQ for attending performances at the Site.
Friday, Sep. 23 - 8:00pm
Saturday, Sep. 24 - 8:00pm
Sunday, Sep. 25 - 2:00pm
Friday, Sep. 30 - 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 1 - 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 2 - 2:00pm

Directed by Eric Fraisher Hayes

September 23rd - October 2nd

Fugitive turned island dictator Brutus Jones learns that he has a revolt on this hands and must flee for his life. O’Neill’s ground-breaking play explores the psyche of a hunted man trying to outrun his guilt and fears. Don’t miss the American theatre’s first pyschological thrill ride.

There will be a post-show talk with the director and cast after every Sunday matinee.

Please see our FAQ about attending an event at the Eugene O’Neill Historic Site before purchasing tickets.

Pre-Show Talk and Picnic Supper

On September 23rd and October 1st, a pre-curtain talk about The Emperor Jones will be given by Director Eric Frashier Hayes at 7pm at Tao House. Homemade Picnic suppers will be available for purchase of $20 when you buy your theater ticket online, or guests may bring their own suppers.

Picnic Supper Menu: Homemade Italian Chicken Pasta Salad, fruit salad, Ciabatta bread, a sweet treat, a glass of wine and a bottle of water.

For the Curtain Talk, an early shuttle will leave at 6pm from the Museum of the San Ramon Valley. The talk begins at 7pm.

Running Time: 70 minutes with no intermission

Cast: Dorian Lockett, Dirk Alphin, Kimberly Ridgeway, Amanda Dossa, Joe Fitzgerald, Durand Garcia, Marcell LeMar Kennix, Zoe Papadopoulos and Kira Zabrowski

Thank You to our Sponsor: City National Bank