Emery, Lieber, Gold join ‘Distracted’

Peter Benson to co-star in Lisa Loomer play

Lisa Emery (“Abigail’s Party,” “Dinner With Friends”), Peter Benson (“The Pajama Game”), Mimi Lieber (“Brooklyn Boy”) and Natalie Gold (“The Language of Trees”) are among the thesps joining Cynthia Nixon in the Roundabout Theater Company’s Off Broadway production of “Distracted.”

New play by Lisa Loomer (“Living Out”) centers on a mother (Nixon) trying to determine whether her son has Attention Deficit Disorder.

Show, helmed by Mark Brokaw (“Cry-Baby”), begins previews Feb. 7 and opens March 4 at the Laura Pels Theater.

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