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Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
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4.5 average rating
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155 reviews
5 stars
attended May 29 2013

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.

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0 stars
attended May 15 2013

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

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10 reviews
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attended May 10 2013

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

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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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