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Theater & art

Critics’ picks: Theater


In a narrow sense, Lisa Loomer’s play is about a couple’s frantic attempts to find the right treatment for their young son after he is diagnosed with attention deficit disorder. But the playwright has broader satiric points to make about a more generalized form of cultural ADD, stemming from our fixation on the screens that surround us. Directed by Wesley Savick, with Stacy Fischer the standout in a fine cast (above). Through June 9. Underground Railway Theater and Catalyst Collaborative@MIT. At Central Square Theater, Cambridge. 866-811-4111,

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