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The T. Schreiber Studio presents Better Living, by George F. Walker, directed by Tony Glazer. This darkly comic play is about a family faced with the return of their abusive patriarch ten years after they tried to kill him. The three daughters find idiosyncratic ways to deal with their dysfunctional parents. The mother's out-of- the-ordinary ideas include taking a jackhammer to the basement floor to build a cavern where the family can live better. The father, an ex- cop, commandeers his wife's project putting the whole family into survivalist mode. Walker said of the play, "These warrior women and the guy trying to find a place with them again are all working to survive in a threatening environment, struggling to make it in the world. There are no big political issues, just an attempt to hang in there."

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