A...My Name Is Alice

by  Julianne Boyd, Joan Micklin Silver, David Zippel, Doug Katsaros, June Siegel

Musical Revue / Cabaret, Comedy  /  5f

Winner! Outer Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical

"Delightful...The music and lyrics are so sophisticated that they can carry the weight of one act plays." - The New York Times
"A boodle of laughs." - The New York Post

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    75 Minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Alice enjoyed a long run at the Village Gate Off Broadway. This slick and lively revue created by a wide variety of comedy writers, lyricists and composers offers a marvelous kaleidoscope of contemporary women. Sophisticated, bawdy, funny and insightful, the twenty numbers portray friends, rivals, sisters and even members of an all women's basketball team.

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Accolades

  • Winner! Outer Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical

Reviews

"Delightful...The music and lyrics are so sophisticated that they can carry the weight of one act plays." - The New York Times


"A boodle of laughs." - The New York Post

"Rates an A!." - The New York Daily News

"Slick as can be." - The Village Voice

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

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Production

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Duration: 75 Minutes
  • Setting: Various locations. The present.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Music

  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway
  • Vocal Demands: Moderate
  • Orchestra Size: Small/Combo
  • Chorus Size: No Chorus

Song Samples

All Girl Band
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At My Age
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Trash
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Welcome to Kindergarten, Mrs. Johnson
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I Sure Like the Boys
0:00
The Portrait
0:00
Bluer Than You
0:00
Pretty Young Men
0:00
The French Song
0:00
Honeypot
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Casting

5f

WOMAN 1
WOMAN 2
WOMAN 3
WOMAN 4
WOMAN 5

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Cast Attributes

  • All Female
  • Ensemble cast

Casting Notes

The 5 women in the production will assume all of the roles within each sketch. 

Resources

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6 Piano/Conductor Scores

Reed (Flute, Clarinet, Tenor & Baritone Saxophones)
Percussion

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Authors

Julianne Boyd

Julianne Boyd is the founder (1995) and Artistic Director of the Barrington Stage Company (BSC) in the Berkshires (MA) where she has directed many productions. This past season she directed two world premieres: Christopher Demos-Brown’s American Son, which won the Laurents-Hatcher Award for Best New Play of 2016 by an ...

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Joan Micklin  Silver

Joan Micklin Silver

David Zippel

David Zippel is a lyricist and director. His lyrics have won him the Tony Award, two Academy Award nominations, two Grammy Award nominations, and three Golden Globe Award nominations. His songs appear on over twenty-five million CDs around the world, and have been recorded by many great singers includi ...

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Doug Katsaros

Doug Katsaros has a lengthy theatre résumé that includes writing the opening theme and special material for the Tony Awards. For Broadway he received a Drama Desk Nomination for orchestrating the current hit Altar Boyz, conducted Footloose, vocal and dance arranged The Life, ...

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June Siegel

June Siegel

Originally produced by the Women's Project at the American Place Theatre in New York at the Village Gate on November 2, 1983. It was directed by Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd. 

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