Written by
Elder III, Lonne, American, 1927 - 1996
Printed by
Studio Duplicating Service, Inc., American, 1957 - 1997
Subject of
Negro Ensemble Company, American, founded 1967
ink on paper with metal
H x W x D: 11 1/2 × 9 × 3/4 in. (29.2 × 22.9 × 1.9 cm)
A script titled "The Ceremonies in Dark Old Men" written and used by Lonne Elder, III. The script is printed in black text on white paper and has 108 pages. The pages are printed single-sided. It is bound with a black cover embossed with gold text reading “THE CEREMONIES / IN DARK OLD MEN / by Lonne Elder, III.” Also printed in gold text in the bottom left corner of the cover is “studio duplicating service, inc. / 434 west 43rd street new york / LO 3-1225.” The script is fastened together with two brass colored fasteners. The cover is creased and flacking. The title page is inscribed with the author’s address and the address for the Negro Ensemble Company at the St. Marks Playhouse.
Place made
Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Place used
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
scripts (documents)
Drama (Theatre)
Theatre companies
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Lonne Elder III Estate
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Lonne Elder III

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