Place Covered: New York City, New York, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1984-02-13
Subjects: Ashley, Elizabeth, 1939- | Acting | Actresses | Theater | Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
- Weill, Gus Host
- Grigsby-Breazeale, Kathryn Producer
- Ashley, Elizabeth Interviewee
This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from February 13, 1984, features an interview with Elizabeth Ashley conducted by Gus Weill. Ashley, a native of Baton Rouge, is a Tony Award-winning actress. She discusses: her move to New York; her early career in New York; her time at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre; life on the road while on tour; and her thoughts on fame and talent.