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Gus Weill’s New Play (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-12-02

Duration: 00:04:25

Subjects: Weill, Gus | Baton Rouge Little Theater | Community theater | Theater | Arts


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Avery, Henry Interviewee
  • Weill, Gus Interviewee
  • Hartley, Graig Interviewee
  • Sims, Ralph Interviewee


This segment from the December 2, 1983, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ report on the Baton Rouge Little Theater’s new production of a play by Baton Rouge playwright Gus Weill titled “Cry From a High Place.” She interviews: Henry Avery, the director of the Baton Rouge Little Theater; Gus Weill, playwright; Graig Hartley, actor; and Ralph Sims, actor. Host: Beth Courtney