Socrates

This season at the Public has been, intense. White Noise, Ain't No Mo', and Sea Wall/A Life were all thought provoking, but hard to watch. This made Socrates quite refreshing. It was certainly intelligent and thoughtful in it's execution, but it was also a fairly straightforward historical play.…

How I Prepare A Tech Talk

Almost weekly someone will ask me how do I put together a tech talk. I'd like to think I've gotten pretty good at answering. In fact I've gotten so used to sharing The Matthew Gerstman Method that it might as well be it's own talk. That's too meta for me, so I went with a blog post.…

White Noise

The play starts with a monologue by Leo, a black man, played by Daveed Diggs, about his insomnia, his friends, and the ever present white noise he hears in his head. He talks very little about race, although it becomes obvious that's the focal point of the play when he suffers from police brutality.…