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He was too busy checking his cellphone and cracking jokes to his buddy. During the play, he was seated across the aisle from me, where his cellphone glowed in the dark as he read e-mail and sent text messages, ignoring the actors, 20 feet away. After intermission, he did not return. But Loomer has broader satiric points to make about a more generalized form of cultural ADD, one that stems from our fixation on the large screens that surround us at home or work and the smaller screens that we carry around with us. The result of this self-inflicted sensory overload is familiar by now: a collective inability to focus on our lives even as we live them.

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The second reviewer said that it tries to appeal to a younger audience. After exhausting all these options, she reluctantly agrees to put Jesse on Ritalin. Nicole rated it really liked it Nov 19, She — and we — should probably know better. Sign up for more newsletters here. This is reenforced by the tragedy that is Natalie.

The result of this self-inflicted sensory overload is familiar by now: No trivia or quizzes yet. In a meeting with his parents, his teacher Michelle Dowd ljsa out the disruptions he causes in liomer. Have these points been made before? Contact Contact Us Help. Distracted Acting Edition for Theater Productions.

Click here for ePlay. Like The Waiting Roomwhich exposed the health problems resulting from the long-standing collusion of the medical community in forcing women to change their bodies to loimer male notions of female beauty, Distracted engages the medical community and its complex role in our lives—and illustrates that the solution is sometimes worse than the problem.

Be the first to ask a question about Distracted — Acting Edition. Rehearsals will not start until summer. Published December 31st by Dramatists Play Service. And thats xistracted one example. Lots of breaking the 4th wall, which I like but might not have universal appeal. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Attention must be paid — The Boston Globe Overall, it was a good play, but I think there were a number of problems with it.

Maritza rated it it was amazing Feb 17, In these moments the play demonstrated its strength: One of the big themes of Distracted is whether or not its ok to give children drugs if it means controlling their disorders.

Tony Winners Manuscripts Special Collections. Karen rated it really liked it Jul 16, Sep 04, Sarah rated it liked it. This play tackles a modern issue- ADHD, the true clinical disorder, but also the idea of our society itself contributing to people unable to concentrate.

Djstracted first reviewer knows absolutely nothing about the play or what its about. She talks to neighbors, whose kids have their own diagnoses. TOP Related Posts.

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Lots of breaking the 4th wall, which I like but might not have universal appeal. The ending of the play kind of just "happens" not a lot gets resolved but ends on a little hopeful note. My main complained is that I think the Dad character really got off easy, a little Essentially a play about the complexity of raising a child with ADHD. My main complained is that I think the Dad character really got off easy, a little unsatisfying I think.

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The second reviewer said that it tries to appeal to a younger audience. After exhausting all these options, she reluctantly agrees to put Jesse on Ritalin. Nicole rated it really liked it Nov 19, She — and we — should probably know better. Sign up for more newsletters here. This is reenforced by the tragedy that is Natalie. The result of this self-inflicted sensory overload is familiar by now: No trivia or quizzes yet. In a meeting with his parents, his teacher Michelle Dowd ljsa out the disruptions he causes in liomer.

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