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Distracted, by Lisa Loomer

Opens February 22



What's the matter with nine year-old Jesse? He can't sit still, he curses, he raps and he won’t get into – or out of – his pajamas. His teacher thinks the problem is Attention Deficit Disorder. Dad says, "He's just a boy!" Mama's on her own quest for answers, pinballing from the Internet to her neighbors to a succession of therapists and doctors.  Distracted offers a hilarious, provocative and poignant look at a modern family grappling with an epidemic dilemma: Are we so dialed in to our 24/7 info-rich world that we can’t focus on what really matters? 

The very talented cast includes a mix of TWTP first-timers and returning audience favorites: Rebekah Durham, David Chattam, Keri Pisapia, Buddy Raper, Alice Raver, PattiNicole Wheeler, and introducing Judah Todd.

Language Note: Distracted includes some adult language.

"Another success!" "We’re entertained while being encouraged
to think about, and discuss what we’ve seen and heard"

Evans Donnell, ArtsNash.com

" . . . a thoughtful and meaningful production."
Martin Brady, Nashville Scene

". . . explores its subject with a nice mix of sensitivity and provocative humor."
Amy Stumpfl, The Tennessean

"A smartly comic, sharply observant and surprisingly humane play."
-- Associated Press

"A chronically entertaining comedy."
-- New York Daily News

Performances:
7:30 pm – February 22, 23, 28, March 1, 2, 7, 8 & 9
10:30 am – February 26 & March 5
2:30 pm – February 24, March 3 & 10

 

 

 



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