THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT is based on the stirring true story of John D'Agata's essay, What Happens There, about the Las Vegas suicide of teenager Levi Presley. Jim Fingal, assigned to fact check the piece, ignited a seven-year debate on the blurred lines of what passes for truth in literary nonfiction.
News About The Lifespan of a Fact at Stage West
John D'Agata Will See THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Stage West
November 16, 2019
Stage West has announced that John D'Agata, essayist and co-author of the book The Lifespan of a Fact (upon which the play of the same name was based), will be attending our production on Friday, November 29. Mr. D'Agata will be the guest at a special post-show conversation following the performance.
Photo Flash: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Heads to Stage West
October 25, 2019
Can you assume these days that what you see in the media is factually correct? Is accuracy all that important in an opinion piece? Those questions are central to the timely and very funny The Lifespan of a Fact, by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, which begins a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, November 7.
Stage West Announces 41st Season
June 03, 2019
Stage West is pleased to announces the lineup for its 41st season! The new season will offer six plays and patrons purchasing season tickets before June 30 will be offered an extra pass. It's an exciting mix of shows: all six are regional premieres, and one is a Pulitzer winner. Here it is: