Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: I am Zelda- a one-act play about MRS. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Program category: Literature- Authors
Performing Arts- Theater
Performing Arts- Literary Artists
Program length: 70 minutes
Audience level: Adult
Audience size: any
Program description: Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald is often known as the insane flapper wife of F.Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby. However, she was more than just the beautiful muse and wife to one of the greatest of the Lost Generation writers. Rita Parisi, in her one-woman original play, will pay tribute to an often misunderstood woman; a woman who was also a mother, an accomplished dancer, an exhibited artist and a published writer in her own right. *appropriate for mature teens and older. *includes some stage lighting
Space/special requirements: Most rooms are suitable for the program, although there must be a certain amount of space for the performance as well as the two or three set pieces, which are provided by the actress. A raised platform, if available, increases the viewing pleasure of the audience, especially for large groups. Electrical outlets for stage lighting is helpful.
Travel restrictions: none
Program fee: $501- $1000
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: When driving to far-reaching performance sites, the price quoted will reflect mileage rate & hotel accommodations that may be needed. Arrangements may be made by the sponsoring organization, or I can make the arrangements and the sponsor will reimburse the expenses, along with the performance fee.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 05/03/2013
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Rita Parisi
Phone: 978-430-1357
Mailing address:
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Previous appearances at: Chemung County Library, NY, Northfield Library. Northfield MA, Russell Library, Middletown CT, Coventry Library, Coventry RI, Libby Library, Old Orchard Beach Maine
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016


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