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1061 Star Starred
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage
at Mercy Street 500 Castro Street Mountain View, CA 94041
650-903-6000
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I had something to eat ahead of time at the cafe connected to the theatre - the food was good and not too expensive
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I parked for free just a few blocks away in a high-rise parking lot.
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329 reviews
72 stars
attended Apr 21 2009

Having seen a production in Ashland OR, I thought it was better than this production. Theatreworks' production is a competent, professional production but it seemed to lack tension. In the OSF production, one felt the build up of tension and...continued

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attended Apr 21 2009

I thought this was a well-done performance and enjoyed my Goldstar seats. The actors did a a good job, but felt that in some ways it was less of a comedy than I expected and more of an "education" session with bits of humor thrown in. As a...continued

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Website

http://www.theatreworks.org/showstickets/distracted.asp

Quotes & Highlights

“A passionate emotional journey…moves with impressive comic swiftness.” —Los Angeles Times

Description

By Lisa Loomer

Jesse’s got problems. Mom needs to solve them. At school, at home, this plugged-in kid is easily distracted and readily riled—just like his anxious parents, the neurotic neighbors, the clue-challenged doctors, the whole revved-up, wacked-out webcast of modern life. Could it be Attention Deficit Disorder? And what if it is?

Honest, insightful, and hilariously offbeat, this LA/Ashland hit by the author of _Living Out _is a dramedy for our times, texting for answers in a world too frazzled to text back.

About the Ticket Supplier: TheatreWorks

Innovative, fun, and always entertaining, TheatreWorks’ high-energy brand of performance will captivate you! With a national reputation for artistic innovation and integrity, TheatreWorks was named Best Repertory Theatre in the Bay Area by prestigious San Francisco magazine. The company offers a year-round season of musicals, comedies and dramas staged in the state-of-the-art Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and in the graceful, California Mission-style Lucie Stern Theatre complex in Palo Alto.

“TheatreWorks’ successes have illuminated the Peninsula’s cultural scene like those of no other arts organization or institution.” —The Mercury News