Distracted: Comedy-Drama About Family and Pharmaceuticals
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The last date listed for Distracted was Sunday June 9, 2013 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Central Square Theater
- Full Price:
- $44 - $66
- Our Price:
- $22 - $33
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Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Liz Adams
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Funny, pokes gentle fun at the full range of disconnection that is our norm these days, and evokes compassion about parenting, dysfunction, distractability, and the real challenges of attempting to be wholly human and present when it matters. Go!
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.