THE QUALITY OF LIFE
November 4th and 5th at 7 pm
Callbacks by invitation only on November 9th at 11 am.
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From award-winning writer Jane Anderson (The Baby Dance, Looking for Normal) comes this “magnetic work of theater” (The San Francisco Chronicle) filled with compassion, honesty, and humor. Dinah and Bill, a devout, church-going couple from the Midwest are struggling to keep their lives intact after the loss of their daughter. Dinah is compelled to reconnect with her left-leaning cousins in Northern California who’re going through their own trials. Jeannette and Neil have lost their home to a wildfire and Neil have cancer. However, they seem to have accepted their situation with astounding good humor, living in a yurt on their burn site and celebrating life with hits of pot and glasses of good red wine. Bill and Dinah are both moved and perplexed by their cousins’ remarkable equanimity. But their sympathy turns to rage when they find out that Jeannette is planning to take her own life to avoid a life of grief without her beloved Neil.
Jeanette (F/late 40s-late 50s) Firey, Soulful, Silly, devoted to her brilliant husband and determined to be positive and grateful, at any cost.
Neil (M/late 40s-late 50s) Writer/Researcher, A brilliant and thoughtful man, dying of cancer, madly in love with his wife.
Dinah (F/late 40s-late 50s) Kind, Conservative, Midwestern, heartbroken over the loss of her daughter and desperate for deep connections and support.
Bill (M/late 40s-late 50s) Extremely conservative born again Christian, likes to work with his hands, very traditional
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