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'Distracted' Brings ADD Debate To Stage

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'Distracted' Brings ADD Debate To Stage

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'Distracted' Brings ADD Debate To Stage

'Distracted' Brings ADD Debate To Stage

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Cynthia Nixon plays Momma and Josh Stamberg plays Dad, parents to son Jesse. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Cynthia Nixon plays Momma and Josh Stamberg plays Dad, parents to son Jesse.

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Actors Cynthia Nixon and Josh Stamberg star as parents in the off-Broadway comedy, Distracted.

It's the story of a couple managing their son's Attention Deficit Disorder diagnosis. They struggle with his behavior, bad grades, and the idea that he should be medicated.

Cynthia Nixon is best known for her Emmy-winning portrayal of lawyer Miranda Hobbes on HBO's Sex and the City. Josh Stamberg has appeared in numerous plays, TV shows and movies, including HBO's Six Feet Under.

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