Venue Details

Goldstar Member
There is underground parking under the theater. Enter on the street with the B of A at the corner. Entrance is on the left in the middle of the block--going down. There is an elevator is you need it
Smuin Ballet: XXcentric travel May 27 2014 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parking is a dream at Mountain View Center for Performing Arts and free.
Smuin Ballet: XXcentric info May 26 2014 star this tip starred

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325 reviews
69 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 is now in its 42nd year of presenting outstanding regional theatre on the San Francisco Peninsula and 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