Three Tall Women


  • A: She is a very old woman in her 90s. She is thin, autocratic, proud, and wealthy. She also has a mild case of Alzheimer's disease.
  • B: B is a 52-year-old version of A, to whom she is the hired caretaker. She is markedly cynical about life. Although she doesn't enjoy working for A, she learns much from her.
  • C: C is a 26-year-old version of B. She is present on behalf of a A's law firm, because A has neglected paperwork, payments, and such. She has all of youth's common self-assurance.
  • The Boy: The son of the three women, he does not play a speaking role but is the subject of much discussion among them. A falling-out between the son and his mother(s) is the cause of much of A and B's despair.

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