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Billy Eugene Jones

 
Bio:
Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun, The Trip to Bountiful, The Big Knife, The Mountaintop, Passing Strange, Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean. Off-Broadway:Pitbulls, The Jammer, In the Footprint, Waiting for Godot, Three Sisters. Regional: The Goodman, Yale Rep, Arena Stage, Huntington, Berkeley Rep. Yale ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun, The Trip to Bountiful, The Big Knife, The Mountaintop, Passing Strange, Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean. Off-Broadway:Pitbulls, The Jammer, In the Footprint, Waiting for Godot, Three Sisters. Regional: The Goodman, Yale Rep, Arena Stage, Huntington, Berkeley Rep. Yale ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Rev/Pap
  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Saul
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Original Broadway Production, 2020
Private James Wilkie
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In the Park, 2019
Don Pedro
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Moving Man
Bobo (Understudy)
Walter (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013
Russell
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mafala Hatimbi [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Andrey
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Mr. Venus (Understudy)
Joop (Understudy)
Franklin (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Roosevelt Hicks (Standby)
Harmond Wilks (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Lucky
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Citizen Barlow (Standby)
Caesar (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Moving Man
Bobo (Understudy)
Walter Lee Younger (Understudy)

Photos

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Billy Eugene Jones

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05/27/2022
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05/19/2022
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05/19/2022
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Billy Eugene Jones and Marcel Spears

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05/19/2022
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Billy Eugene Jones, Nikki Crawford, and Benja Kay Thomas

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05/17/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Rev/Pap

  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Saul

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Original Broadway Production, 2020
Private James Wilkie

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In the Park, 2019
Don Pedro

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Moving Man

Bobo (Understudy)

Walter (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013
Russell

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mafala Hatimbi [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Andrey

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Mr. Venus (Understudy)

Joop (Understudy)

Franklin (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Roosevelt Hicks (Standby)

Harmond Wilks (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Lucky

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Citizen Barlow (Standby)

Caesar (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Moving Man

Bobo (Understudy)

Walter Lee Younger (Understudy)

Billy Eugene Jones Biography

Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun, The Trip to Bountiful, The Big Knife, The Mountaintop, Passing Strange, Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean. Off-Broadway:Pitbulls, The Jammer, In the Footprint, Waiting for Godot, Three Sisters. Regional: The Goodman, Yale Rep, Arena Stage, Huntington, Berkeley Rep. Yale School of Drama graduate.

Billy Eugene Jones Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Billy Eugene Jones, On Sugarland

Billy Eugene Jones News

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights' Photo VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

Mykal Kilgore and Company members of Fat Ham came together for a cover of Kill The Lights! Watch the music video here!

Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM Extends for a Third Time at The Public Theater Photo Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM Extends for a Third Time at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

The 2022 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play FAT HAM has extended for a third time at The Public Theater and will now run through Sunday, July 17th.

COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List! Photo COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Winners for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today. See the full list here! This year’s Drama Desk Awards will take place at Sardi’s Restaurant on June 14th. See who was honored from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 5, 2022

Critically-acclaimed playwright James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare's masterpiece with his new, Pulitzer prize-winning drama, FAT HAM, which is currently playing at the Public Theater. Below, watch as PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown gets the scoop on the new show from Ijames as a part of the arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Photos: Pulitzer Prize-Winner FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater! Photo Photos: Pulitzer Prize-Winner FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater!
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022

FAT HAM, the 2022 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, celebrated its opening night last night at The Public Theater! Go inside the celebration!

Review Roundup: FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater Photo Review Roundup: FAT HAM Opens at The Public Theater
by Review Roundups - May 26, 2022

Check out the critic's reviews from the New York Times and elsewhere for the The Public Theater and National Black Theatre production of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play FAT HAM at The Public Theater.  

FAT HAM Extended for Two More Weeks at The Public Photo FAT HAM Extended for Two More Weeks at The Public
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

The Public Theater and National Black Theatre has announced that the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play FAT HAM has extended again now through Sunday, July 3rd at The Public Theater.  

Photos: First Look at the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM at The Public Theater Photo Photos: First Look at the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

See the first photos from FAT HAM! Critically-acclaimed playwright James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare’s masterpiece with his new drama, FAT HAM. Juicy is a queer, Southern college kid, already grappling with some serious questions of identity, when the ghost of his father shows up in their backyard, demanding that Juicy avenge his murder.

Photos: Cast of Pulitzer Prize Winning FAT HAM Celebrates Previews With Disco Photo S Photo Photos: Cast of Pulitzer Prize Winning FAT HAM Celebrates Previews With Disco Photo Shoot
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

FAT HAM, the reinvented, comedic version of HAMLET, started previews last week at The Public Theater, co-produced with National Black Theatre. Playwright James Ijames won the Pulitzer Prize for FAT HAM last week.

SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards Photo SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 16, 2022

Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available here as well as information on who was eligible.

Billy Eugene Jones Videos

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights' VideoVIDEO: Mykal Kilgore & the Company of FAT Ham Cover 'Kill The Lights'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

Mykal Kilgore and Company members of Fat Ham came together for a cover of Kill The Lights! Watch the music video here!

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 5, 2022

Critically-acclaimed playwright James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare's masterpiece with his new, Pulitzer prize-winning drama, FAT HAM, which is currently playing at the Public Theater. Below, watch as PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown gets the scoop on the new show from Ijames as a part of the arts and culture series, CANVAS.

VIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Talks A SOLDIER'S PLAY and the Broadway Shutdown VideoVIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Talks A SOLDIER'S PLAY and the Broadway Shutdown
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020

Jerry O'Connell was a guest on Tuesday, March 24's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan. O'Connell Skyped in from his home to talk with hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY with David Alan Grier, Blair Unde VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY with David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jan 22, 2020

The American Airlines Theatre was the place to be last night as Charles Fuller's A Soldier's Play finally opened last night on Broadway, almost four decades after it premiered off Broadway. 'The reason I wanted to do it was to get to speak these words that Charles Fuller wrote. We get to mine and uncover themes of racism, identity, love of country, an hatred of self,' says leading man Blair Underwood. 'To be able to do that in such an incredible play, that has won a Pulitzer for a good reason... it's exciting every night.'

VIDEO: David Alan Grier Gives Advice to the Young Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY VideoVIDEO: David Alan Grier Gives Advice to the Young Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020

David Alan Grier was a guest on Monday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about starring in A Soldier's Play on Broadway. During the interview, Grier talks about how this is his third round with the show, as he previously starred in the off-Broadway production and the film adaptation. 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2020

Previews are underway for A Soldier's Play, which opens officially on January 21, 2020. This is a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY in This New Video VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY in This New Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2019

Take a look at a video sizzle reel for Roundabout's new Broadway production of A SOLDIER'S PLAY starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood.

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 9, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's award-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon. A Soldier's Play will star David Alan Grier as 'Sergeant Vernon C. Waters,' Blair Underwood as 'Captain Richard Davenport,' Nnamdi Asomugha as 'Private First Class Melvin Peterson,' Jerry O'Connell as 'Captain Charles Taylor,' McKinley Belcher III as 'Private Louis Henson,' Rob Demery as 'Corporal Bernard Cobb,' Jared Grimes as 'Private Tony Smalls,' Billy Eugene Jones as 'Private James Wilkie,' Nate Mann as 'Lieutenant Byrd,' Warner Miller as 'Corporal Ellis,' J. Alphonse Nicholson as 'Private C. J. Memphis' and Lee Aaron Rosen as 'Captain Wilcox.'

VIDEO: Watch The Public Theater's Full Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Starring VideoVIDEO: Watch The Public Theater's Full Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Starring Danielle Brooks and Grantham Coleman
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare In The Park production of Much Ado About Nothing was broadcast on PBS' Great Performances, on November 22.

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Broadway VideoVIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2019

Danielle Brooks was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about performing in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing and the final season of Orange Is the New Black.


Billy Eugene Jones Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Billy Eugene Jones been in?
Billy Eugene Jones has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Billy Eugene Jones been in?
Billy Eugene Jones has not appeared in the West End

What is Billy Eugene Jones next theatre project?
Billy Eugene Jones's next show will be Fat Ham which opens on 5/26/2022 on Off-Broadway.

What awards has Billy Eugene Jones been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for On Sugarland .