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.…

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.…

To Kill a Mockingbird

I have a confession to make. I don't actually remember much of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. I read it many years ago and the details are about as fuzzy as what I had for breakfast last week. So when I saw the live production of To Kill A…

Superhero

I love new works. Being the first one to experience a show is an occurence that can't happen regularly enough. Especially when that show is at Second Stage Theater. Because of all this I was particullarly excited to see Superhero a new musical at Second Stage.…