Female singing from backstage:
Oh my darling,
oh my darling
oh my darling Clementine
you are lost and gone forever
CLARISSA: Clementine, that was what they used to call me. It was a clever play on my first name, Clarissa, and my last name, Valentine. Probably because my favourite colour was always orange, ever since I was born.
SALLY (off -stage): Not to mention your acidic personality.
CLARISSA: Shut up!
SALLY: It's true. Tell them they story of how I di...
CLARISSA: I said SHUT UP.
She considers the suggestion for a second before taking a seat downstage
CLARISSA: Ladies and gentlemen, today I'm going to tell you the story of how I died.