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45 Star Starred
American Theater Company
at N. Lincoln Ave 1909 W. Byron Chicago, IL 60613
773-409-4125
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9 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 25 2010

What a wonderful, funny and thought-provoking play! Great dialogue, staging, and excellent actors. Every thoughtful parent can identify with the parents in the play, and with their struggle to do their best in our culture, where little is...continued

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 31 2010

I really loved this show! The sets, the staging, the acting were all wonderful. It was a fast-paced, well written look at the many faces of distraction in this culture...using the case of a young boy with ADHD.
I don't have children and still...continued

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5 reviews
10 stars
attended Feb 27 2010

Entertaining and heart-wrenching tale about a family dealing with a child with ADHD. See it!

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Website

http://www.atcweb.org/season/distracted.php

Description

When Mom and Dad’s problems with Junior escalate, the advice from the world around them is to medicate. Does their son have ADHD or is he just a kid growing up in a hyperactive world? From the writer of the film Girl, Interrupted, a fast-paced, funny portrait of raising kids in the modern world.

About the Ticket Supplier: American Theater Company

American Theater Company is an ensemble of artists committed to producing new and classic American stories that ask the question: "What does it mean to be an American?" ATC provide a truly intimate home for the community to experience meaningful stories. ATC fosters a nurturing environment for artists to take risks and create essential work.