Host and living legend Laura Linney has plumbed the country for America's best female artists and compiled a roster fit for the queen - er - PBS. Written and performed by comedian and actress Hallie Haas, Masterpiece Classic: Women in Art features six original characters, each displaying their steadfast commitment to their crafts, while celebrating what they have in common: their hoo-has. The Thespian. The Artisan. The Student of the Dance. Join Laura (and Hallie) on public television's most beloved profile series. This is Masterpiece Classic: Women in Art.