by Lisa Loomer
In our modern world, it is very easy to become distracted by all the stimulus we are subjected to. This piece looks at a contemporary family seeking to focus on what is important in their lives. Their young child is suspected of suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder, and they try many ways to remedy the situation, and in doing so come to a unique resolution for their son and for themselves.
The scenic design involved a large television which was my principal image surface. There were also eight older tvs included in the set, some at odd angles, which became another output. And, I included two additional projectors to wash the set in imagery. The combination could be quite... distracting. But, the end result was quite satisfying and clear.
Unicorn Theatre/UMKC Co-Production
Directed by Cynthia Levin
Scenic Design by Tabitha Pease
Costume Design by Allison Dillard
Lighting Design by SeifAlla Cristobal
Sound Design by Dan Warneke
Projections Design by Richard L. Sprecker
Photos by Cynthia Levin
This video is a compilation of the backdrop pictures used to represent several doctors, psychologists, and a teacher.
This video is a condensed version of the IM conversation between two characters at the end of the show.