Inventing America - Sunday Plays

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A double bill of plays by Eugene O'Neill.

7.30 Hughie.

A classic experimental drama.

When the night clerk in a low-grade rooming house dies, a small-time gambler - and full-time loser - discovers that he has lost his only friend in NEW YORK.

With Jason Robards and Jack Dodson.

8.20 The Emperor Jones.

Legendary off-Broadway drama company the Wooster Group perform O'Neill's classic expressionist text about a small-time emperor who flees a revolt only to face a night of primal terror in the jungle.

With Kate Valk and Willem Dafoe.