Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Attention, Please!

Company of Fools is finishing its 17th season with “Distracted” by Lisa Loomer, and there are only a few dates left for this much talked-about show. This riff on family life—in the modern day—revolves around the question of what’s wrong with 9-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 ADD. Dad says, “He’s just a boy!” and Mom’s on a quest for answers. Is Jesse dysfunctional or just different? Don’t we all have ADD, to some degree? 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? Currently at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with shows tonight and Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. and Friday, March 1, at 8 p.m. Courtesy photo by Kirsten Shultz
Express photo by Roland Lane

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