THE MAIDS by Jean Genet

THE MAIDS carries on Genet’s fixation upon the netherworld of life, showing us two maids who are sisters. They are servants, the servile dregs of society, and expendable. But Genet does not look upon them at all; rather he sees through their eyes and minds the rest of the nightmare world. Alone, the sisters take turns…

THE LESSON by Eugene Ionesco

THE LESSON takes place in the office and dining room of a small French flat. The professor, an elderly man, is expecting a young female student. The third character is the professor’s maid who is always worrying about the professor’s health. As the lesson progresses, the professor grows more and more angry with what he perceives…

THE TYPISTS by Murray Schisgal

When Paul Cunningham reports for work addressing postcards for a mail-order house, he makes it clear to his fellow worker, Sylvia Payton, that his employment is strictly temporary. Paul, a married man, is studying law at night, and with his uncle already in successful practice there is every hope that his future will be a…