Jennifer Haley Takes Us into the Darknet

A scene from the West End production of The Nether at Duke of York's Theatre (photo: Johan Persson)

Playwright Jennifer Haley is known for dark, technologically-inspired work that examines the internet, video games and the ethics of virtual realms. Her plays, produced around the country and abroad, include the The Nether (2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Winner), Breadcrumbs, Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, Froggy and Sustainable Living, and she has also written for the Netflix Original Series Hemlock Grove. In this episode of The Scene, the CFR’s new podcast, we discuss the ways online communities shape our lives, for better and for worse, and how technology has permanently altered our relationships to reality and each other.