A Starry World Premiere
Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale all-star in the world premiere of The Lifespan Of A Fact. Coming to Studio 54 this fall, The Lifespan Of A Fact treads the blurred lines on what is considered truth in literary non-fiction.
Directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman The Lifespan Of A Fact is based on the essay by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal about the Las Vegas suicide of teenager Levi Presley. Assigned to fact-check the piece, Jim Fingal ignited a debate, which lasted seven years (don't worry the play won't be that long), on what is truth and what is false.
What is The Lifespan Of A Fact about?
Jim Fingal (Radcliffe) is a fact-checker extraordinaire working for one of the biggest magazines in the country. When Fingal's boss assigns him his biggest task to date, fact-check a ground-breaking piece by legendary author John D'Ataga (Cannavale), Jim is faced with a huge problem, John has made it all up...