His name is Woodson Bull III, but you can call him “Third.” And Professor Laurie Jameson is disinclined to like his jockish attitude. Believing that Third’s sophisticated essay on King Lear could not possibly have been written by such a student, Professor Jameson reports his plagiarism to the college’s Committee of Academic Standards. But is her accusation justified? Or is she casting Third as the villain in her own struggle with her relationships, her age and the increasingly polarized political environment?
“Wasserstein’s new play—her best in years …[a] story of a woman’s self-reassessment as she heads into the third part of her life.” — Variety