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Black Medea (1984)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-10-21

Duration: 00:07:45

Subjects: Theater | Arts | Loyola University (New Orleans, La.) | African American theater


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Ferlita, Ernest Interviewee
  • Collie, Kelsie Interviewee


This segment from the October 21, 1984, episode of the series “Folks” features Genevieve Stewart’s visit to the dress rehearsals of Loyola University’s production of “Black Medea,” an adaptation of the ancient Greek play set in New Orleans around 1810. She interviews Father Ernest Ferlita, the playwright, and Kelsie Collie, the director. Host: Rob Hinton