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Distracted

100 Franklin Street, 100 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040

11/5/2021, 11/6/2021, 11/11/2021, 11/12/2021, 11/13/2021

(931) 645-7699

  • Location: Roxy Regional Theatre
  • Time: 8PM Nov 5-6, 12-13 / 7PM Nov 11 / 2PM Nov 13
  • Price: $30 Adults / $15 ages 10 & Under
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The Roxy Regional Theatre presents "Distracted" on its mainstage November 5-13, 2021. 

 
What’s wrong with nine-year-old Jesse? He can’t sit still, he curses, he raps, and you can’t get him into — or out of — pajamas. His teacher thinks it’s Attention Deficit Disorder. Dad says, “He’s just a boy!” And Mama’s on a quest for answers. Is Jesse dysfunctional, or just different? Don’t we all have ADD, to some degree? She consults a psychologist, a homeopath, a neuropsychologist, and an environmental physician. She talks to neighbors, whose kids have their own diagnoses. A psychiatrist prescribes Ritalin for Jesse, but surely a pill can’t solve all his problems. A hilarious, provocative and poignant look at a modern family and an epidemic dilemma: Are we so tuned into our 24/7 info-rich world that we’ve tuned out what really matters?

 

8pm November 5,6,12,13
7pm November 11
2pm November 13
 
PRODUCED IN PART BY Beth & Nick Kirby
 
PRESENTED THROUGH SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH Dramatists Play Service, Inc., NEW YORK WWW.DRAMATISTS.COM
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)