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Ceremonies in Dark Old Men

Lonne Elder III

This classic play by Academy Award nominee Lonne Elder III gives us the portrait of a Harlem family that dreams of a better life, but pursues it in tragic ways. First produced by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1969, the critically acclaimed Ceremonies in Dark Old Men opened the door for a new generation of African American playwrights, including August Wilson and Lynn Nottage. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rocky Carroll, Brandon Dirden, Jason Dirden, Julia Pace Mitchell, Charlie Robinson, Glynn Turman and Michole Briana White. Directed by Judyann Elder. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

This classic play by Academy Award nominee Lonne Elder III gives us the portrait of a Harlem family that dreams of a better life, but pursues it in tragic ways. First produced by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1969, the critically acclaimed Ceremonies in Dark Old Men opened the door for a new generation of African American playwrights, including August Wilson and Lynn Nottage. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rocky Carroll, Brandon Dirden, Jason Dirden, Julia Pace Mitchell, Charlie Robinson, Glynn Turman and Michole Briana White. Directed by Judyann Elder. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.
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This classic play by Academy Award nominee Lonne Elder III gives us the portrait of a Harlem family that dreams of a better life, but pursues it in tragic ways. First produced by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1969, the critically acclaimed Ceremonies in Dark Old Men opened the door for a new generation of African American playwrights, including August Wilson and Lynn Nottage. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rocky Carroll, Brandon Dirden, Jason Dirden, Julia Pace Mitchell, Charlie Robinson, Glynn Turman and Michole Briana White. Directed by Judyann Elder. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Rocky Carroll, Full Cast

Length:

2h


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:13


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:27


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:28


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:42


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:27


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:50


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:14


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:18


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:21


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:40


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:02


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:59


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:49


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:12


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:16


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:48


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:39


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:13