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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... 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... 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