Distracted extends its run by one week


Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a one-week extension of the New York premiere production of Distracted, by Lisa Loomer, directed by Mark Brokaw.

Distracted, which began previews at the Laura Pels Theatre on 7 Feb 2009, and officially opens on 4 Mar 2009, will now run through to 10 May 2009. The show was originally scheduled to end its run on 3 May 2009.

Distracted: a contemporary American mom reaches out to teachers, psychotherapists, and neighbors to figure out if Attention Deficit Disorder is the root of her son�s problems.

Starring Cynthia Nixon as 'Mama,' the show also features Peter Benson (Dr. Broder, Dr. Karnes, Dr. Jinks), Shana Dowdeswell (Natalie), Lisa Emery (Vera), Natalie Gold (Dr. Zavala, Waitress, Carolyn), Matthew Gumley (Jesse), Mimi Lieber (Sherry), Aleta Mitchell (Mrs. Holly, Dr. Waller, Nurse) and Josh Stamberg (Dad).

The design team includes Mark Wendland (Sets), Michael Krass (Costumes), Jane Cox (Lights), David Van Tieghem (Original Music & Sound) and Tal Yarden (Projections).

Distracted had its world premiere in March 2007 at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.

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