The Quality of Life
Extras & Insights
"We're all in the same canoe here, Baby..."
– Jeannette, The Quality of Life
An exclusive look at a deleted scene from The Quality of Life.
The making of The Quality of Life
A behind the scenes look at the making of The Quality of Life.
"Quality" Time with Jane
Jane Anderson discusses her inspiration for the play and its exciting development since the first production.
Jane Anderson: Writer and Director
How Jane Anderson has made her mark in movies, TV, and theater.
New Directions with Lisa Peterson
Lisa Peterson leads the way for new plays.
A "Quality" Documentary
Clips from the show and insights from the creative team.
Grappling with Grief
The characters in The Quality of Life find understanding in each other through their grief.
Free Speech Lessons at Berkeley
Neil and Jeannette thrive in the liberal town of Berkeley, California.
Testaments of Faith
Bill and Dinah seek comfort from the different teachings of the Christian church. Learn more about what gives each of them peace.
Tribal masks, prayer flags, and totems are part of Neil and Jeannette's spiritual experience.
The two couples in The Quality of Life may come from different states with different values, but they also have some surprising similarities.
Golden State Flames
Investigate the wildfire phenomenon that plagues California.
Medical Marijuana: Puff, Puff, Passed Proposition
The controversy over the legalization of medical marijuana divides the country as well as Neil and Bill.
Dinah's DIY Projects
Dinah's handicrafts brighten up the home and they're easy to make when you follow these simple steps.
Neil and Jeannette take up this nomadic way of living that dates back thousands of years.
From the Dramaturg's Notebook
Dramaturg Janine Sobeck discusses the possibility of an impossible whole.
Our Quality Library
A list of our favorite books, videos and links.
Extras & Insights is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities.
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