Working on a New Play

A feminist with three PhD’s puts herself, through a series of personal choices, in the role of “the other woman.”


How do tropes about infidelity fare when examined with a feminist lens? What is the binary: madonna (wife) and whore (other woman)? Or can we dispense with the binary altogether? If both women have made choices based on the limited options open to them in this society, what is the responsibility of the man, with his obviously bigger range of choices?

Is it feminist to sleep with a married man?