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Quality of Life

  • Teatro Paraguas 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM, 87507 United States (map)
New Mexico Actors Lab "Quality of Life" directed by Robert Benedetti

by Jane Anderson
Directed by Robert Benedetti

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 are going through their own trials. Jeannette and Neil have lost their home to a wildfire and Neil has 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 . . . .

“A magnetic work of theater filled with compassion, honesty, and humor.” The San Francisco Chronicle. “Playwright Jane Anderson explores a myriad of ethical, religious, and moral beliefs in her remarkable and completely engrossing new play.” —Terri Roberts, Theater Mania. Winner of Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award.

Starring Barbara Hatch, Jody Durham, Nicholas Ballas, Patrick Briggs. 

Thursday • June 15 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday • June 16 • 7:30 p.m.
Saturday • June 17 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday • June 18 • 2:00 p.m.
Thursday • June 22 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday • June 23 • 7:30 p.m.
Saturday • June 24 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday • June 25 • 2:00 p.m.
Thursday • June 29 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday • June 30 • 7:30 p.m.
Saturday • July 1 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday • July 2 • 2:00 p.m.

$20 Adults
$15 Students
Wednesdays: pay what you wish. 
Flex-Pass Memberships are good for any 3 admissions at any time; on sale for just $50 from April 12 thru May 12 only. For reservations call 505.424.1601.


Earlier Event: June 15
The Normal Heart
Later Event: June 15
Building the Wall