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In 1921, Eugene O"Neill rejects the use of blackface and casts African American actor Charles Gilpin in the lead of his groundbreaking play "Emperor Jones".


Arthur Egeli


Ian Bowater (screenplay by), Adrienne Earle Pender (based on the play by)

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Credited cast:
Shaun Parkes ... Charles S. Gilpin
John Hensley ... Eugene O'Neill
Nick Moran ... Jasper Deeter
Liza Weil ... Agnes Boulton
Nija Okoro ... Florence Gilpin
Lonnie Farmer Lonnie Farmer ... W.E.B. DuBois
Eve Annenberg ... Susan Glaspell
Nick Dorr Nick Dorr ... Jig Cook
Heather Egeli Heather Egeli ... Ida Rauh
Alexandra Foucard ... Anita Bush
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarah MacDonnell ... Christine Ell
Daniel Washington ... Paul Robeson
Tim Misuradze ... James Light
Seneeca Wilson Seneeca Wilson ... Alma Benjamin
Bryce Egeli Bryce Egeli ... Theater Custodian


In 1921, Eugene O"Neill rejects the use of blackface and casts African American actor Charles Gilpin in the lead of his groundbreaking play "Emperor Jones".

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