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Turning Mysteries of E-Mail and Technology into Theater

Entertainingly educational, "In the Wire," a new play about email, debuts this month as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. Matthew Peskay, a computer-network analyst at Teachers College, Columbia University, is the play's director.

Entertainingly educational, "In the Wire," a new play about email,
debuts this month as part of the New York International Fringe
Festival. Matthew Peskay, a computer-network analyst at Teachers
College, Columbia University, is the play's director.

The play is a comedy about email, technology and the Internet,
developed by Mr. Peskay; his brother Joshua Putnam Peskay, the
writer; and Jessica Putnam Peskay, an actress in the play who is
married to Joshua Putnam Peskay.

The play explores how email is sent through the Internet by showing
the audience about packets, routers, and the like. The play is
intended to be informational and interesting for the technically and
non-technically proficient alike.

Mathew Peskay describes the play as "really experimental".

The full schedule of performances is available at
www.putnampeskay.com

The article, entitled "Turning Mysteries of E-Mail and Technology
into Theater" appeared in the August 8th edition of the New York
Times
.

When possible, the News Bureau provides a link to article summaries, a link is always provided to the online source. Not all online sources archive information and some charge a fee for older material.

Published Sunday, Sep. 15, 2002

Turning Mysteries of E-Mail and Technology into Theater

Entertainingly educational, "In the Wire," a new play about email,
debuts this month as part of the New York International Fringe
Festival. Matthew Peskay, a computer-network analyst at Teachers
College, Columbia University, is the play's director.

The play is a comedy about email, technology and the Internet,
developed by Mr. Peskay; his brother Joshua Putnam Peskay, the
writer; and Jessica Putnam Peskay, an actress in the play who is
married to Joshua Putnam Peskay.

The play explores how email is sent through the Internet by showing
the audience about packets, routers, and the like. The play is
intended to be informational and interesting for the technically and
non-technically proficient alike.

Mathew Peskay describes the play as "really experimental".

The full schedule of performances is available at
www.putnampeskay.com

The article, entitled "Turning Mysteries of E-Mail and Technology
into Theater" appeared in the August 8th edition of the New York
Times
.

When possible, the News Bureau provides a link to article summaries, a link is always provided to the online source. Not all online sources archive information and some charge a fee for older material.

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