Music: Hiphazard Happening

One evening last week Actor Jerry Schultz, 35, flopped down on a couch, stretched, yawned and fell asleep.

It was the ultimate in Method acting, for at the time, he happened to be onstage in a new off-off-Broadway drama called Life with the Family, and playing the toughest role of his career: being himself. Schultz believes that real eating-talking-sleeping life has all "the pathos, humor and drama of the theater." To prove it, three weeks ago he and his sons Lyle, 4, and Elan, 5, a jazz musician named Marzette, 28, and three dogs and a cat set up house on the...

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