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Otrabanda Theater Company & Miss Louisiana Missy Crews (1980)

Louisiana Alive!



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Morganza, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-09-05

Duration: 00:28:07

Subjects: Otrabanda Company (Performing group) | Theater | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Crews, Missy | MISS AMERICA PAGEANT | MISS LOUISIANA PAGEANT


  • Luke, Marti Host
  • L'Herisson, Sandra Photographer
  • Mundinger, Lewis Photographer
  • Wolf, Thom Producer
  • Dawkins, David Interviewee
  • Pearce, Patience Interviewee
  • Crews, Missy Interviewee


In this episode of the series “Louisiana Alive!” from September 5, 1980, host Marti Luke visits with the Otrabanda Theater Company as they travel down the Mississippi River by a raft and perform their play “Pinky and the Poor Boys” in Morganza and Baton Rouge. She also interviews Miss Louisiana Missy Crews as she prepares to compete at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City. Host: Marti Luke