Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Portraying the role of Giuseppe Zangara in Sondheim's “Assassins”
by Paradies, Casey B., M.A., The University of North Dakota, 2012, 69; 1514594
Abstract (Summary)

This thesis is a look at the process an actor goes through in creating a fictional character based on a historical person. It is not intended to be a guide for other actors but instead a look at the work of one particular actor in portraying Giuseppe Zangara in Sondheim and Weidman's Assassins. This thesis consists of historical research, character and script analysis, as well as a personal reflection of the performance.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Cherry, Emily
Commitee: Angelone, Ali, McLennan, Kathleen
School: The University of North Dakota
Department: Theatre Arts
School Location: United States -- North Dakota
Source: MAI 51/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Performing Arts
Publication Number: 1514594
ISBN: 978-1-267-46527-6
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