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Les Attakapas by Le Theatre 'Cadien, Part 1 (1988)

En Français



Genre: French, Performance

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-11-20

Duration: 00:50:33

Subjects: French language | Le Theatre 'Cadien | Theater


  • Fontenot, James Writer
  • Francis, Brenda B. Performer
  • Wiltz, Herbert J. Performer
  • Richard, Emilie Performer
  • Amelinckx, Frans Performer
  • LeBlanc, Jane Performer
  • Toups, Marjorie Performer
  • Mounier, Brenda Performer
  • Henriel, Cecile Performer
  • Amelinckx, Alain Performer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer


This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 20, 1988, features the first part of a presentation of Le Theatre ‘Cadien’s production of “Les Attakapas” by James Fontenot. The story explores the impact of the Civil War on the French-speaking people of south Louisiana. Le Theatre Cadien is a local theater group in Lafayette, Louisiana, that produces and performs plays in the Cajun French dialect.