Only a work produced by the theatre industry could so blatantly express the feeling that many liberal-arts degree candidates might be already thinking. In fact, one could exchange the word “English” for almost any other liberal arts degree, including “theatre.” The character Princeton in the musical Avenue Q sings:
What do you do with a B.A. in English? / What is my life going to be?
Four years of college and plenty of knowledge / Have earned me this useless degree