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82 Star Starred
Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
617-576-9278
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 29 members
Review from avid theatre-goer

Don't be too distracted to attend a wonderful show that is way more about today's hectic pace and gadget world and how we cope than it is about just ADD. Funny but not what I would call kid friendly dialogue.

reviewed May 29 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Corey L

Intense and realistic portrayal of what some families go through when struggling with a child with behavioral problems

reviewed May 15 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from AY

the play was so well done that it really got me thinking about ADHD. The production was wonderful!

reviewed May 10 2013 report as inappropriate
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Description

Mama is meditating. Her cell phone rings, waking Jesse up. He can’t sit still, swears like a truck driver and is in trouble at school. His teacher says Attention Deficit Disorder. His doctor blames environmental toxins. Dad says, “He’s just a boy!” Experts are consulted. Ritalin is prescribed. Can a pill solve all his problems? Mama’s determined to find the — wait, she’s got a text message! And even the actors are having trouble focusing! Is Jesse just a normal kid in an ADD world? Lisa Loomer’s hilarious, provocative and poignant look at a modern family asks: Who’s really distracted?

This show contains adult language.

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