?One of the great successes of this distinguished writer. This stirring Adult Drama is a play about two women who run a school for girls. After a malicious youngster starts a rumor about a relationship between the two women, the rumor soon turns to scandal. As the young girl comes to understand the power she wields, she sticks by her story, which precipitates tragedy for the women. It is later discovered that the gossip was pure invention, but it is too late. Irreparable damage has been done.