A… My Name is Alice
A play by Julianne Boyd and Joan Micklin Silver
The format is that of a musical revue of 20 or so songs and sketches performed by a five member cast of women of different ages and types in a ‘wide variety of situations and relationships with insight, empathy and self deprecating humour.’ The women have names in some of the sketches and songs, in others they are simply name “first actress”, etc.  Each of the cast members introduces herself by reciting an adult update on the children’s ABC rhyme. One example: “A … my name is Alice, And my husband’s name is Adam, And his girlfriend’s name is Amy, And my lover’s name is Abby, And her husband’s name is Arnie, And his boyfriend’s name is Allan, And my analyst’s name is Arthur, And we’re working on my anger”.