How does Wendy Wasserstein use humor to comment on the status of American women?
How does Wasserstein use music to support her themes?
Discuss Wasserstein’s use of flashbacks. Is this device more effective than presenting events in chronological order?
How does Uncommon Women, and Others reflect the social changes of the 1970’s?
The Heidi Chronicles deals with the search for identity. What does Heidi discover about herself over the course of the play?
Compare the characters and themes of The Sisters Rosensweig to those of Anton Chekhov’s The Three Sisters (1901).
Wasserstein’s plays have been characterized as too traditional. Defend or attack this view.