Arcturus offers D.C. an opportunity to experience a moving but rarely produced play by one of the best and most prolific playwrights. A soldier, killed in World War I, returns as a ghost to revisit his parents, fiancée, and friends. He communicates with them and they communicate with him as the years pass and he is clearly unhappy about his condition. Friends, join us in this fascinating rumination on how the living regard the dead.
Nine-year-old Jesse's teacher informs the boy's parents that Jesse may have Attention Deficit Disorder, setting off the parents' quest to improve the child's quality of life. Associated Press calls the play "a smartly comic, sharply observant and surprisingly humane play." Living in a world where we are bombarded with information, Distracted shines hilarity and light on what really matters.