Interview from OC Weekly available at ocweekly.com - 6/30/05
Go Ask Alice
For one former Alice in Wonderland, the Fourth of July remains unforgettable

by TODD MATHEWS

Melissa Tye played Alice in Wonderland at Disneyland from 1997 to 2001.

WAS IT A HARD JOB?
The Fourth of July was always hard. You walk out from backstage, and youíre instantly surrounded by 50 people shoving autograph books in your face. Youíre stuck. Itís hot. You canít move. I mean, these people have paid to get in, theyíve been waiting in line for you, and you canít just blow them off.

AND YOU JUST SIGN YOUR NAME?
Disneyland trains for everything, even your signature. But when you get a Fourth of July crowd, you cheat a little.